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CMSBoyd Ch. 1

Chapter 1 - The First Civilizations

TermDefinition
historian a person who studies and writes about the human past
archeologist a scientist who digs up clues about the past
artifact a weapon, tool, or other item made by humans
fossil traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock
anthropologist a scientist who studies how humans and their societies develop
nomad a person who regularly moves from place to place
technology tools and methods that help humans perform tasks
domesticate to tame plants or animals for human use
specialization a practice in which different people focus on different jobs
civilization complex societies
irrigation man-made way of watering crops
city-state city and its surrounding lands
artisan skilled worker
cuneiform ancient Sumerian form of writing
scribe record keeper
empire group of lands under one ruler
province political district
caravan group of traveling merchants
astronomer person who studies heavenly bodies
Created by: BoydCMS