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Mesopotamia Culture

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? Resource
What set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created and rule the world? Religion
What are groups of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society ? Social Class
What 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
What is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money? Barter
What is wide,flat plain in present-day Iraq? Mesopotamia
What is it called when you believe more than one god? Polytheism
What did the Sumerians used technology to supply water to,their crops? Irrigate
What is pyramid -shaped brick towers known as what? Ziggurat
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 counties or territories? Empire
What is an independent state that works with others states to achieve a shared military or political goal? Ally
What is an idea or way of doing things that is common in a certain culture? Cultural Trait
What was the code's name when a set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian Empire? Hammurabi's Code
What was the idea that all members a society-even the rich and powerful- must obey the law? Rule of Law
What was it called when soldiers who fight while riding horses? Cavalry
What is a permanent army of profession soldiers? Standing Army
What is a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power? Tribute
What is it called when money that is used as a medium of exchange,usually bills or coins? Currency
What is it called when a carved stone slab or pillar that stands on end? Stele
What is called when a good or service sold within a country that is produced in another country? Import
What is it called when a a good or service produced within a country and sold outside the country's borders? Export
What is it called when the art of steering a ship from place to place? Navigation
What is an area ruled by a distant country? Colony
What is the spreading of cultural traits from one region to another?` Cultural Diffusion
What is a small set of letters or symbols,each of which stands for a single sound? Alphabet
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