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Mesopotamia-Simon

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An ________ is the system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services. Economy
A ____________ is a complex society that has cities , a well-government, and workers with specialized job skills. civilization
A ___________ is a supply of something that can be used as needed. Resource
A set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created and rule the world. Religion
________ _________ are groups of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society. Social Classes
The ________ _______ is a region of the Middle East that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curve from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea. Fertile Crescent
The Fertile Crescent includes ________ a wide, flat plain in present-day Iraq Mesopotamia
What is another name for Trade? Barter
Belief in more than one god Polytheism
The Sumerians used technology to ________, or supply water to, their crops. Irrigate
A building to honor the king or emperor in Mesopotamia Ziggurat
A __________ is an independent state that includes a city and its surrounding territory. City-State
__________ Cuneiform is a system of writing that uses triangular-shaped symbols to stand for ideas or things. Cuneiforms
An _________ empire is a state containing several countries or territories. Empire
An _________ is an independent state works with other states to achieve a shared military or political goal. Ally
A ________ _________ is an idea or way of doing things that is an idea or way of doing things that is common in a certain culture. Cultural Trait
What was a set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian empire? Hammurabi's Code
It established and enforced the ______ ____ _______, or the idea that all members of a society. Rule of Law
Assyria's armies included some the world's earliest ______, or soldiers who fight while riding horses. Cavalry
A army that stands strong and powerful? Standing army
_______ is payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power. Tribute
__________ is money that is used as a medium of exchange, usually bills or coins. currency
A ______ is a carved stone slab or pillar that stands on end. Stele
_________ is a good or service sold within a country that is produced in another country. Import
________ is a good or service produced within a country and sold outside the country's borders. Export
They became experts at _______, or the art of steering a ship from place to place. Navigation
what is a small group of people that has a small community? Colony
_________ _______ is the spreading of cultural traits from one region to another. Cultural Diffusion
An _________ is a small set of letters or symbols. Alphabet
Created by: MartinezSimon