Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


lessons 1 and 2

The first civilizations started in 3500 B.C.
Civilization A group of people with an organized and complex society within a culture
Plain Area of flat land
Mesopotamia Land between the rivers
In the fertile crescent there is not enough _____ to grow plants Rain
In 5000 B.C. farmers living in the northern part of the fertile crescent... Began moving south for fertile land
Farmers moved from a plateau to Mesopotamia
Irrigation Trenches and ditches brought water from rivers to fields
Mesopotamians built huts using reed
Made bricks from Mud and straw
Most worked as farmers of herders of Goats, sheep, and cattle
Mesopotamians used_____ to transport goods Rivers
Production of surpluses food was a great rise in civilization
Farming improves population rises
Soon people arrived in 2 parts of the fertile crescent Northern and western
By 3500 B.C. several villages became city-states Uruk, Kish, Lagash, Nippur, and Ur
City-state A city with its individual unit, complete with its own goverment
Region An area with common physical features
Sargon Akkadian ruler who conquered many city-states
Cuneiform form of writing
Gilgamesh literature figure
Ur-Nammu Farming, Businesses, literature, and arts
Sumerians developed written systems that helped us with... Business dealings, create works of literature, and to copy medical text
Fertile Rich soil
Created by: Livybivy03
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards