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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, well organized government and workers with specialized job skills? Civilization
What is a supply of something that can be used as needed? Resource
What is a third common feature of a civilization? Religion
What is a fifth feature of early civilizations? Social Class
What is a region of the Middle East that stretches in a large crescent shaped curve ? Fertile Crescent
What is the name of a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money? Barter
What is a wide, flat plain present -day Iraq Mesopotamia
What is the belief in more than one "God" Polytheism
What is system used to supply water to, their crops? Irrigate
What is in larger Sumerian cities, temples were pyramid-shaped brick towers? Ziggurat
What is an independent state that includes a city and its surround territory? City-state
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 culture? Cultural Trait
What is the set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian empire? Hammurabi's Code
What is the idea that all members of a society even the rich and powerful must obey the law? Rule of Law
Assryia's armies included some of the worlds earliest _____ Cavalry
What is a permanent army of professional soldiers? Standing Army
What is 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 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 countrys borders? Export
What is 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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