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mesopatamia-kristy

early cultrue and mesopatamia cultrue

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whats an economy? its a system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services
what is a civilization? its a complex society that has cities,a well-organized government and workers with specialized job skills
what is a resource? its a supply of something that can be used as needed
what i religion? a set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created and ruled the world
what are groups of people that occupy different ranks or level in society called? social classes
whats a fertile crescent? a region of the middle east that stretches in a large crescent shaped curve from the Persain gulf to the mediterranean sea
what is a barter? a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money
what is mesopotamia a wide flat plain in present day iraq
what is polytheism? a beliefs in more than one god
what is irrigate? to supply water to their crops
temples were pyramid shaped brick towers known as ziggurats
a independent state that includes a city and its surrounding territory is called a city state
a system of writing that uses triangular shaped symbols to stand for ideas or things is called cuneiform
a state containing several countries or territories is called a empire
an independent state that works with other states to achieve a shared military or political goal is called an ally
an idea or way of doing things that is common in a certain culture is called cultural trait
what is hammurabi code a set of laws that governed life in the babylonian empire
what is the rule of laws the idea that all the members of a society even the rich and powerful must obey the law
soldiers who fight while riding horses are called cavalry
a permanent army of professional soldiers are called standing army
a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power is called tribute
money that is used as a medium of exchange usually bills or coins are called currency
a carved stone slab or pillar that stands on end is called stele
a good or service sold within a country that is produced in another country is called import
a good or service produced within a country and sold outside the country borders is called export
the art of steering a ship from place to place is called navigation
an area ruled by a distant country is called a colony
the spreading of cultural traits from one region to another is called cultural diffusion
a small set of letters or symbols each of which stands for a single sound is called a alphabet
Created by: medranokristy