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What is a system that a community used 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
A supply of something that can be used as needed is known as what ? Resource
What is known as a set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created the rule of the world ? Religion
What are groups of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society Social Class
What is 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 trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money ? Barter
What is known as the wide, flat plain in present-day Iraq ? Mesopotamia
The Sumerians used technology to what with their crops and water ? Irrigate
What is known as a independent state that includes a city and its surrounding territory? City-State
What is the belief in more than one god ? Polytheism
In large Sumerian cities, temples were pyramid-shaped brick towers known as what ? Ziggurats
What is the 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 independent state that works with other 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 culuture ? Cultural Trait
What is name of the set of laws made by Hammurabi ? Hammurabi's Code
Whats the idea that all members of a society even the rich and powerful must obey the law ? Rule of Law
What is is called when soldiers who fight while riding horses ? Cavalry
what is a permanent army of professional soldiers ? Standing Army
What is known as a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger 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 the end ? Stele
What is called when a good or service within a country that is produced in another country ? Import
What is it called when a good or service is produced within a country and sold outside the country's borders ? Export
What is the art of steering a ship from place to place ? Navigation
What is known an area ruled by a distant country ? Colony
What is the spread of cultural traits from one region to another ? Cultural Diffusion
What is known as a small set of letters or symbols, each of which stands for single stand ? Alphabet
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