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(Mooresville) Mesopotamia

An area in Mesopotamia that was home to the first civilization Sumer
These people invented the wheel, sundial, the number system based on 60, and were the first to use bronze Sumerians
1st system of writing. Created by Sumerians Cuneiform
Arc of land that extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf where early civilizations were able to develop. Fertile Crescent
The northern most river that surrounded the first civilization Tigris
The southern most river that surrounded the first civilization Euphrates
Rivers in Mesopotamia and Egypt did this, providing fertile soil for early civilizations. Flood
Akkadian leader who made the first empire in history Sargon
Area of conquered people and territory, usually ruled by one person Empire
Worship of many gods Polytheism
Worship of one god Monotheism
Government where the leader is also a religious figure. Or when you think your leader is a god. Theocracy
Babylonian leader who created a Mesopotamian kingdom and united it uder his severe code of laws. Hammurabi
How the region of Sumer was organized...it is a city that also controls the surrounding countryside. City-state
Region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Mesopotamia
Created by: matthewstamper