-King Menes= United the Upper and Lower dynasties of Egypt
-Old Kingdom(2686 BCE- 2181 BCE) Women were highly respected, pharaoh was the most important person in Egypt
-Middle Kingdom(2055 B.C.-1650 B.C.)Priests and nobles gain independence, classic period of culture, literature, and language
New Kingdom(1550 B.C.-1070 B.C.) Priests had tremendous power, brought luxury, power and wealth for Egypt.