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vega/mesopotamia

mesopotamia

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What is the system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods? Economy
What is a complex society that has cities as well-organized government? Civilization
What is a supply of something that can be used as needed? Resource
What is a 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 Miditerranean sea? Fertile Crescent
What is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money? Barter
In Iraq which fertile crescent is located there? Mesopotamia
What is it called when one person beliefs in more than one god? Polytheism
What is it called when you transport water or get water to your village? Irrigate
What is a large pyramid shaped tower made out of brick? 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 that stand for ideas or things? Cuneiform
What is a state containing several countries and territories? Empire
What is an independent state that works with other states to 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 is a set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian empire? Hammurabi's Code
What is it called when you have to follow the law no matter what? Rule of Law
What is it called when a soldier is riding a horse and fighting? Cavalry
What is a permanent army of professional soldiers? Standing army
What is 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 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 borders? Export
What is it called when you go from one place and look for another 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 amount of letters used for words? Alphabet
Created by: vegajaquelin