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Teaching Review: Ancient Mesopotamia

Review: Ancient Mesopotamia

In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Crescent. Topics covered include the birth of territorial kingdoms, empires, Neo-Assyrian torture tactics, sacred marriages, ancient labor practices, the world's first law code, and the great failed romance of John's undergrad years.

John Green
CrashCourse

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why did civilization arise in Mesopotamia?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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