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Where did the first civilization arise? Southwestern Asia
How did Mesopotamia farmers use the Tigris an Euphrates Rivers to solve the problem of low rainfall? Irrigation systems
What was one of the major steps toward the rise of civilization in Southwestern Mesopotamia? Trade
How were Sumerian religion and government connected? They both believed that kings passed the rule to their sons
How did the Sumerian writing system develop and change? Cuneiform developed by people using it to write, keep records,and tell stories it changed by it used to be scribes writing
Describe an example of an idea or invention that shaped Mesopotamia civilization and influenced other civilizations? ziggurats , cuneiform ,and the wheel
Who was Hammurabi? Hammurabi was king of Babylon
What was the code Hammurabi? A set of 282 laws to protect weak people
How did Assyrian culture differ from Babylonian culture? Babylonians believe in learning and farming. The Assyrians believed in war
What was one of the first monotheistic religions? The Hebrews
What was the purpose of Solomon's temple ? To house the Torah
What did the Lydians invent that we use today? Coins
What are lines of Latitude? Lines that run East to West around the Earth
What else are lines of latitude called? Parallel
What are lines of Longitude Lines that run north and south around the Earth
What is another name for Lines of Longitude Meridian lines
What is a Global Grid A pattern of crossed lines
What is at about 23 degrees North? The Tropic of Cancer
What is at about 23 degrees South? The Tropic of Capricorn
What is the zone between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn? The tropical zone
What is another name for the tropical zone? The torrid zone
What is at 66.5 degrees north in the northern hemisphere? The Arctic circle
What is at 66.5 degrees south in the northern hemisphere? The Antarctic Circle
What is the zone called between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn? The temperate zone
What are the zones between the Arctic circle and the Antarctic circle? Frigid Zones
What is another name for Frigid zones? Polar Regions
What is the imaginary line between the North Pole and the South Pole Axis
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