This book focuses on Unit 1: Ancient World-Civilizations and Religions (BC 4000 - 500 AD). Multiple choice questions reinforce the key concepts of each section, and sharpen reading comprehension skills. Short answer questions offer training and practice in crucial critical thinking and writing skills. Topics covered: Ancient Mesopotamia; Ancient Egypt; Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, 332 B.C.E.-C.E. 642; Ancient Persia; Ancient Israel; The Jordan Region in Antiquity; Ancient Syria; Ancient Anatolia (Turkey); Ancient China; Ancient India; Ancient Japan. Also great for home schooling!