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Social Studies Vocab

Primary Scource A document or physical object which was written or created during the time under study.
Secondary Source Generally scholarly books and articles.
Canals An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation.
Irragation Supply water to help growth, typically by means of channels.
Cultural Hearth Locations on earth’s surface where specific cultures first arose.
Cultural Diffusion The spreading out of culture, culture traits, or a cultural pattern from a central point.
Hammurabi's Code The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia.
River Valley Civilizations An ancient civilization that flourished in the Indus River valley.
Civilizations The stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced.
City-States A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
Invention he action of inventing something, typically a process or device.
Innovation a new method, idea, product, etc
Created by: mjennings12