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The people who lived in Mesopotamia about 3500 B.C. were the _________. Sumerians
Mesopotamia means __________________. The Land Between The Rivers
Mesopotamia was also known as _____. Sumer
The area around Mesopotamia is called the ______________. Fertile Crescent
The ____________________ is the earliest known civilization on Earth. Sumerian Civilization
The Sumerians learned how to control the __________. Twin Rivers
The twin rivers are the ______ and _________ rivers. Tigris and Euphrates
The twin rivers would flood and leave behind natural ______. levees
When the land became too ___, the Sumerians would build even ____________ and poke holes in them. Dry, Higher Levees
The chief crop in Mesopotamia was ______. Barley
There was little ______ in Sumer. Timber
Bricks were made of ___ and ______. Mud,Reeds
One of the greatest cities of Sumer was __. Ur
Each _________ was made up of the city and the surrounding farmland. City-State
Each city was surrounded by a wall to keep out _______ and _____. Bandits, Lions
List who lived where in order starting in the middle of the city; ________, ________, ________. Upper Class, Middle Class, Lower Class
One city-state would go to war with one another over _____________ disputes. Boundary Line
The ________ was in the center of the city and means __________ or _________. Ziggurat, Mountain of God, Hill of Heaven
Only _______ could enter the ziggurat. Priests
All forces of nature were viewed as ____. Gods
Male gods made ______ to be their servants. Humans
Priests were ________ because they knew the will of the gods. Powerful
School was only for ______________. Sons Of The Rich
In school you learned how to become a _____. Scribe
Writing made up of wedge-shaped markings is called _________. Cuneiform
Sumerian priests were also _____. Kings
One of the most famous priest-kings was _________. Gilgamesh
About 3000 B.C. the permanent kings were _______________. Military Leaders
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