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history section 1-3

vocab words for history for sections 1 thru section 3

a large arc of rich or fertile farmland fertile crescent
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks silt
a way of supplying water to an area of land irrigation
human-made waterways canals
more than needed surplus
type of arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job division of labor
countryside rural
city urban
consisted of a city and all the countryside around it city-state
one of uruk's kings gilgamesh
akkadian emperor sargon
land with different territories and peoples under a single rule empire
worship of many gods polytheism
people who performed religous ceremonies priests
division of society by rank or class social heirarchy
worlds first system of writing cuneiform
picture symbols pictographs
writer scribe
long poems that tell the stories of heros epics
science of building architecture
pyramid shaped temple tower ziggurat
Created by: mwilliams_odms