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What is another name latitude? parallels
What are global grids? when latitude and longitude form patterned of crossed lines
Which way does lines of latitude runs east and west
What is another name for longitude? meridians
What are hemispheres? any one of four overlapping halves of the Earth
Which way does lines of longitude? runs north and south
Where is the Tropic of Cancer located? In the Northern Hemisphere at about 23 degrees North
Where is the Tropic of Capricorn? In south of the equator at about 23 degrees south
Where is the tropical zone or torrid zone located? The section between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
Where is the Arctic circle located? In the southern hemisphere south of 66.5 degrees south
What is the Earth's axis? An imaginary line between the North and the South poles
The North is known as the what of the Earth? ''Top''
The south is known as the what of the earth? ''Bottom''
What two things cause seasons? the rotation of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of Earth's axis
What side of the Earth gets more direct sunlight? Northern hemisphere
What is an economy? It is a system that community uses to produce and distribute goods and services.
What is a resource? is a supply of something that can be used as needed
What is a civilization? is a complex society that has cities, well-organized government
What is religion? a set of beliefs about supernatural powers that created and rule the world.
What is social classes? are groups of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society
What is fertile crescent? is a religion of the Middle East that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curve from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea
What is Mesopotamia? a wide, flat plain in present-day Iraq.
What is a irrigate? It is a supply water to, their crops.
What is a city-state? It is an independent state that includes a city and its surrounding territory.
What is a barter? It is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without money.
What is Polytheism? The belief in only one god.
What is a ziggurats? Pyramid-shaped brick towers
What is Cuneiform? is a system of writing that uses triangular-shaped symbols
What is an empire? is a state containing several countries or territories
What is a ally? is an independent state that works with other states to achieve a shared border
What is a Cultural Trait? Is an idea or way of doing things that is common in a certain culture.
What is Hammurabi's code? a set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian empire.
What is rule of law? The idea that all members of a society
What is a cavalry? Soldiers who fight while riding on horses.
What is a standing army? permanent army of professional soldiers.
What is a tribute? It is a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger person.
What is currency? It is money used as a medium of exchange, usually bills or coins.
What is a stele? a carved stone slab or pillar that stands on end.
What is import? It is a good or service produced within a country that is produced in another country.
What is export? It is a good or service produced within a country and sold outside the country's borders.
What is navigation? The art of steering a ship from place to place.
What is a colony? is an area ruled by a distant country.
What is a cultural diffusion? It is the spread of cultural traits from one region to another.
What is a alphabet? It is a small set of letters or symbols, each of which stands for a single sound.
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