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Chapter 1: The Roots of Western Civilization

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Biography Questions

More Information: Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt
Image: Hatshepsut and another image
Context: Sayed Z. El-SayedL Hatshepsut's Mission to Punt
Web site: Hatshepsut

1. In what ways was Hatshepsut similar to other Egyptian rulers? How did she differ? Did the fact that she was a woman limit her effectiveness as a ruler?

2. How did the political visions of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III differ? How did each approach the challenges of ruling an empire? Which of the two do you think was more successful in the end?


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