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Can you answer these questions for Mr. Stockhausen's world history class?

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What does B.C. mean?
Who led the Hebrews out of Egypt according to religious scriptures?
Which Greek philosopher wrote 'The Republic' and founded an academy?
What is the term for the time before written history?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate was a high priest and cavalry commander?
What is the term for the radical shift to sedentary, agricultural life?
Khufu, Khafre, and Menkare built pyramids where?
What hominid has a name that means 'southern ape'?
Which Greek philosopher developed a method of questioning?
What Roman emperor infamously proposed making his horse consul?
Who founded the Persian Empire and allowed Hebrews to return home from exile?
What is the term for a Persian governor?
What hominid has a name that means 'upright man'?
Who was killed on the Ides of March in 44 B.C.?
What is the term for the advisor to an Egyptian ruler?
Which Greek mathematician basically invented geometry?
What foreign group conquered Egypt c. 1800 B.C., ending the Middle Kingdom?
Where was the Parthenon located?
What does B.C.E. mean?
Which Greek city-state had helots?
To what river did Alexander's conquests reach?
What is the term for people who live off of domesticated animals?
What does A.D. mean?
What term means 'new stone age'?
What date is the Ides of March?
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Which member of the First Triumvirate was credited with ending the Spartacus slave revolt?
Who was Alexander the Great's father?
Which Greek thinker invented useful devices and famously said 'Eureka'?
What is the name for the Greeks' square formation of spearmen?
What geographic feature fundamentally allowed Egyptian civilization to exist?
What type of monument was the precursor to the pyramid?
What is the term for a Greek spearman?
What term literally means 'great house of the king'?
Which city-state led the Delian League?
What term means 'around a certain date'?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate became Rome's first emperor?
What term means 'before the present'?
What is the name of the Hebrews' most important religious text?
Which Greek philosopher was Alexander the Great's tutor?
What term means 'old stone age'?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate had been Julius Caesar's right-hand man?
What does C.E. mean?
What emperor was wrongly rumored to have started a fire in Rome?
What was the first civilization?
Which Greek thinker famously measured the circumference of Earth?
Which city-state led the Peloponnesian League?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise man'?
Which member of the First Triumvirate was famous for his successes in the eastern Roman Empire?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise wise man'?
What is the term for people who live on the move from place to place?

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