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Mesopotamia

Focuses on the Tigris/Euphrates but also includes other River Valleys

TermDefinition
Phoenicians Civilization from Mesopotamia that traded on the Mediterranean Sea.
Cuneiform Writing system from Mesopotamia.
Monotheistic Any religion that believes in only one God.
Hebrews Civilization from Mesopotamia that created the world's first monotheistic religion.
Ten Commandments Written laws created by the Hebrews.
Hammurabi's Code Written laws created by a Mesopotamian king named, Hammurabi.
Abraham The Hebrew man who created the Hebrew (aka Jewish) religion.
Moses The Hebrew leader who created the Ten Commandments and led the Hebrews out of their enslavement in Egypt.
Polytheistic Believing in more than one god.
Mesopotamia Another name for the Tigris and Euphrates River Valleys.
Mediterranean Sea Located near Mesopotamia, the Phoenicians used this for trade.
Irrigation Using rivers or other sources to water crops.
Hieroglyphics Writing system used by Egyptians and Nubians in the Nile River Valley.
Created by: Jamesp313