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What is latitude ? The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator.
what is parallel ? Planes, surfaces, or objects) side by side and having the same distance continuously between them.
When used together, latitude and longitude form a pattern of crossed lines called what? Global Grid
what is longitude? The angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian at Greenwich, England, or West.
What is meridian? A circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth's surface and the terrestrial poles.
What is Global Grid? Both lines of latitude and longitude used together
What is Tropic of Cancer? the parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equator.
What is tropic of Capricorn ? The place at 23°
What is torrid zone? the hot central belt of the earth bounded by the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
What is Arctic circle The Arctic Circle is the two polar circles and the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of Earth.
What is Antarctic Circle ? The Antarctic Circle is the most southerly of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth
what is temperate zone ? Each of the two belts of latitude between the torrid zone and the northern and southern frigid zones.
What is frigid zone ? each of the two areas of the earth respectively north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle.
what is polar region ? The polar regions, also called the frigid zones, of Earth are the regions of the planet that surround its geographical poles,
What is axis ? An imaginary line about which a body rotates.
What is Economy? The system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods.
What is civilization? The stage of human social and cultural development and organization that is considered most advanced.
What is resource? A stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn by a person or organization to function effectively.
What is Social class A division of a society based on social and economic status.
What is fertile crescent? The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped region in the Middle East.
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, in modern days.
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 is ziggurat? A ziggurat is a type of massive structure built in ancient Mesopotamia.
What is city-state? A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
what is cuneiform? A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
What is empire? an extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress.
What is ally? A state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose.
What is cultural trait? The examples of cultural traits are almost infinite.
What is Hammurabi code? The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian code of law of ancient Mesopotamia, dated back to about 1754 BCE.
What is rule of law? The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.
What is cavalry? Cavalry or horsemen are soldiers or warriors who fight mounted on horseback.
What is standing army? A standing army, unlike a reserve army, is a permanent, often professional, army.
What is tribute? A tribute is wealth, often in kind, that a party gives to another as a sign of respect or, as was often the case in historical contexts.
What is currency? A system of money in general use in a particular country.
What is stele? the central core of the stem and root of vascular plant, consisting of the vascular tissue and associated supporting tissue.
What is import? An import is a good brought into a jurisdiction, especially across a national border, from an external source.
What is export? An export in international trade is a good or service produced in one country that is bought by someone in another country.
What is navigation? The process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route.
What is colony? A country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, , and occupied by settlers from that country.
What is cultural diffusion? In cultural anthropology and cultural geography, cultural diffusion, as conceptualized.
What is alphabet? American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mountain View, California.
What is cataract? A group of rocky rapids.
What is delta? The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet ( Δ, δ ), transliterated as ‘d’.
What is Artisan? A worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves making things by hand.
What is pharaoh? A ruler in ancient Egypt.
What is dynasty? A succession of people from the same family who play a prominent role in business, politics, or another field.
What is bureaucracy? a system in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
What is a mummy? A mummy is a deceased human or an animal whose skin and organs have been preserved.
What is hieroglyphic? Egyptian hieroglyphs were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt.
What is papyrus? Papyrus is a material similar to thick paper that was used in ancient times as a writing surface.
What is pyramid? A pyramid is a structure whose outer surfaces are triangular.
What is sculpture? Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.
What is commerce? The activity of buying and selling, especially on a large scale.
What is ivory? Ivory is a hard, white material from the tusks and teeth of animals.
What is interdependence? The dependence of two or more people or things on each other.
What is meroitic script? The Meroitic script refers to two alphasyllabaric scripts.
What is ebony? Heavy blackish or very dark brown timber from a mainly tropical tree.
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