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review vocabulary

S.S. review for test

government the one who controls a city
famine a wide spread, a lack of food
artifacts an object that is very valuable
Euphrates a river in Asia that was important for farming
nomads people who have no homes
floods when water goes above land and into houses
culture a language that is spoken to that language speaker
prehistoric water that has not been cooled down and stays as the ice age
drought a long period of time without water
game used for hunting large and small animals
custom a tradition that is only practiced by that specific language speakers
primary source the original source
archaeologists people who dig up artifacts underground
irrigate to water
Tigris another type on river that is important to farming
specialize people that can do a certain thing or has a very good skill on that topic
historians people who write and record to learn about the past
religion a language that is spoken
Mesopotamia a land between two rivers
furtile good for planting food
canals boats or ships that are used before there are metals
civilization a large group of people that make a community
city-states a city with it's own leader and army
cultivate to prepare the land for farming
domesticate to tame, tame
unpredictable not predictable
geography the study of the earth
silt rocks, pebbles, minerals, from the bottom- created furtile land
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