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What is latitude? The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator.
What are the lines that run around the earth? Parallels
What is longitude? The angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian
What is meridian? Circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth's surface and the terrestrial poles.
What is a global grid? When both lines of latitude and longitude used together
What is the tropic of cancer? The place at 23°N
What is the tropic of Capricorn? The place at 23°S
What is the axis? An imaginary line about which a body rotates.
What is the tropical zone? The part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
What is the torrid zone? The hot central belt of the earth bounded by the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn
What is the Antarctic circle? The Antarctic Circle is the most southerly of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. The region south of this circle is known as the Antarctic, and the zone immediately to the north is called the Southern Temperate Zone.
What is arctic circle? The Arctic Circle is one of the two polar circles and the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of Earth.
What is the frigid zone? each of the two areas of the earth respectively north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle.
What is the polar regions? The polar regions, also called the frigid zones, of Earth are the regions of the planet that surround its geographical poles, lying within the polar circles.
What are the temperate zones? Each of the two belts of latitude between the torrid zone and the northern and southern frigid zones.
An _________ is a system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services Economy
What is a complex society that has cities, as well-organized government , and workers with specialized job skills Civilization
What is another word for supplies ? Resource
What is a religion ? The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.
What are social classes? A division of a society based on social and economic status
What is the fertile crescent ? The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped region in the Middle East where agriculture and early human civilizations such as Sumer flourished.
What is barter? Exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money.
What is mesopotamia? Mesopotamia is a historical region of Western Asia situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system
What is polytheism? The belief in or worship of more than one god
What is irrigate ? Supply water to (land or crops) to help growth, typically by means of channels.
What are ziggurats? Rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple.
What is a city-state? A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
What is cuneifrom? Denoting or relating to the wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems
What is an empire? An extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress.
What is an ally? State formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose.
What are cultural trait? A characteristic of human action that's acquired by people socially and transmitted via various modes of communication
What is hammurabbi's code ? A well-preserved Babylonian code of law of ancient Mesopotamia, dated back to about 1754 BCE
What is the rule of law ? the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.
What is calvary? Calvary, or Golgotha, was, according to the Gospels, a site immediately outside Jerusalem's walls where Jesus was crucified.
What is the standing army? a permanent, often professional, army. It is composed of full-time soldiers and is not disbanded during times of peace.
What is a tribute? payment made periodically by one state or ruler to another, especially as a sign of dependence
What is currency? a system of money in general use in a particular country
What is stele ? an upright stone slab or column typically bearing a commemorative inscription or relief design, often serving as a gravestone.
What is an import ? bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale.
What is an export ? send (goods or services) to another country for sale.
What is navigation? the process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route.
What is a colony a group of people of one nationality or ethnic group living in a foreign city or country.
What is cultural diffusion the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group of people to another.
What is the alphabet set of letters or symbols in a fixed order, used to represent the basic sounds of a language; in particular, the set of letters from A to Z.
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