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CHS brittany:) ch3

CHS brittany:) ch3 world history

Who were the people who settled in Mesopotamia in 3500BC? Sumerians
What is the Mesopotamia area known as? Sumer
What is the land between the rivers called? Mesopotamia
What is the fertile area around Mesopotamia called? Fertile Crescent
The_is the earliest civilization on Earth. Sumerian Civilization
The Sumerians learned how to control the twin _. Rivers
The Tigris and Euphrates are known as? The twin rivers
When the Tigris and Euphrates flood, what does it leave behind? Levees
What are the crops that were the chiefs? Barley, Wheat, Sesame, Flax, Fruit, Trees, and Date plants
What was there little of in the Sumer, so they had to build with other materials? Timber
What did they make bricks out of? Mud and crushed Reeds
What was one of the great cities called? Ur
Each city-state was made up of the city and the _ around it. Farmland
What were the cities surrounded by? Lions and Bandits
Near the center of the city lived the _ class, then the middle class were behind the wealthy. The middle class was made up of government, shopkeepers, and artisans. Upper
What was the lower class made up of? Farmers, unskilled workers, and fishermen
Often one city-state would go to war with one other over _ dispute. Boundary
At the center of each Sumerians city was a temple called _ which means mountain of god, or Hill of Heaven. Ziggurat
The Ziggurat believed to be the home of the city's chief god, only _ could enter the home Priests
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