Ancient History: Egypt : Territorial expansion

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Ancient History: Egypt

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Territorial Expansion

During which time period did the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs begin their Empire’s territorial incursions into Asia?

Possible Answers:

The Late Period 

The New Kingdom 

The First Intermediate Period 

The Middle Kingdom 

The Predynastic Period 

Correct answer:

The New Kingdom 

Explanation:

The Eighteenth Dynasty pharaohs of the New Kingdom were the first Ancient Egyptian rulers to launch territorial incursions into neighboring Asia. Their concentrated military campaigns and expeditions were wildly successful, so much so that their new Asian conquests afforded Ancient Egypt with its first real taste of imperial rule.

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