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Chapter 1

Neolithic Revolution and Mesopotamia

The growing of food and keeping of animals on a regular basis systematic agriculture
A person who is skilled in some type of work, such as pottery or weapons artisan
The way of life a people follows culture
A complex culture in which people share common traits, such as religion and government civilization
In early civilizations, they were important people who oversaw religious rituals and worked to please gods and goddesses priests
A city that grew to have political and economic control over its surrounding lands city-state
A step pyramid built in ancient Mesopotamia as a temple ziggurat
Believing in many gods polytheistic
A government that is based on a leader's divine, or religious, authority theocracy
The type of writing in ancient Mesopotamia cuneiform
The Neolithic Revolution began about this many years ago 10,000
This was the time when humans moved from being primarily hunter-gatherers to farming Neolithic Revolution
The earliest evidence of agriculture was found by archeologists here Mesopotamia
Specialization, the formation of cities, and an increase in population are all results of this Neolithic Revolution
These two crops were probably the first domesticated by humans wheat and barley
Mesopotamia is located between these two rivers Tigris and Euphrates
Slaves, commoners, and royalty were different _____ in Mesopotamia social classes
A strong central authority and religious beliefs are shown in Mesopotamia by the building of these ziggurats
These were early industries in Mesopotamia pottery, textiles, and metalworking
Mesopotamian religion can be described as this polytheistic
These were important city-states in Mesopotamia Ur, Babylon, Uruk
The Sumerians established city-states in approximately this year 3,000 B.C.E.
Mesopotamian societies were ruled by these people kings
These are the six key characteristics of civilizations art, government, social structure, religion, cities, and writing
These are all drawbacks of the Neolithic Revolution disease, famine, deforestation, desertification, poorer nutrition, slavery
These are all results of the Neolithic Revolution emergence of cities, specialization, world population increase
Created by: Mrs. Marquardt