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What is the system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services? Economy
What is a complex society that has cities, a well-organized government, and workers with specialized job skills? Civilization
What is a supply of something that can be used as needed? A resource
A set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created and ruled the world is what? A religion
What are groups of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society? Social classes
What is a region of the Middle East that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curved from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea? Fertile Crescent
What is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money? Barter
What does the Fertile Crescent include that has a wide and flat plain in present-day Iraq? Mesopotamia
What is the belief in more than one god? Polytheism
The Sumerians used technology to ________, or supply water to, their crops. Irrigate
What are temples that were pyramid-shaped brick towers? Ziggurats
What is an independent state that includes a city and its surrounding territory? City-state
What is a system of writing that uses triangular-shaped symbols to stand for ideas or things? Cuneiform
What is a state containing several countries or territories? Empire
What is an ally? An independent state that works with other states to achieve a shared military or political goal.
What is an idea or way of doing things that is common in certain culture? Cultural Trait
What is Hammurabi's code? A set of law that governed life in the Babylonian empire.
What is the idea that all members of a society, even the rich and powerful, must obey the law? Rule of Law
What is cavalry? Soldiers who fought while riding houses
What is a standing army? A permanent of professional soldiers
What is a payment made to show loyalty to a strong power? Tribute
What is money that is used as a medium of exchange, usually bills or coins? Currency
What is a carved stone slab or pillar that stands on end? Stele
What is a good or service sold within a country that is produced in another country? Import
What is a good or service produced within a country and sold outside the country's border? Export
What is the art of steering a ship from place to place? Navigation
What is a colony? An area ruled by a distant country
What is the spreading of cultural traits from region to another? Cultural diffusion
What is a small set letters or symbols, each of which stands for a single sound? Alphabet
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