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empire A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
trade networks A variety of roads, and harbors that connect all of your cities together
city-state A city with political and economic control over the surrounding countryside: it has its own identity and is not controlled by a larger group
bureaucracy A system of managing government through departments run by appointed officials
alliance when smaller groups band together for a common purpose
conquest Capture or taking of something by military force
autocracy A system of government in which the power to rule is in the hands of a single individual
theocracy A government controlled by religious leaders
human resources people who provide labor, knowledge, and skills
natural resources Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain
Cyrus Created the Persian Empire by defeating the Medes, Lydians, and Babylonians; was known for his allowance of existing governments to continue governing under his name
Persia This was the largest empire in the world (until Alexander the Great took over over and expanded)
Divine Augustus title given to one of the emperors of Rome
limited democracy government that includes voting but does not allow everyone to vote
republic A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting
Delian League League of united Greek city-states led by Athens and their powerful navy
polis
indirect democracy
aristocrat
power
authority
direct democracy
emperor
patrician
slave
ways to become a slave
artisan
domestic servants
Middle East
reincarnation
India
monotheistic
polytheistic
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religion
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pastoral nomads
Great Arid Zone
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Bronze Age
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scribe
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polytheistic
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hieroglyphics
intensification
laws
scribe (Ancient Egypt)
intensification
Mesopotamia/Sumer
Nile River
Indus River
Yellow River
civilization/complex society
specialization
river valley civilizations
geographic luck
Era 2
3 factors that led to the development of civilization
corn
cattle and millet
fish
tribute
wars and decline of empires
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