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Mesopotamia

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What is the system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services? Economy
What is a a complex society that has cities, a well-organized government, and workers with specialized job skills? A Civilization
What is another word for supply of something that can be used as needed? Resource
What is a set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created and ruled the world? Religion
What are groups of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society? Social class
What is the region of the Middle East that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curve from the Parsian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea? Fertile Crescent
What is the wide, flat plain in present-day Iraq Mesopotamia
What did the Sumerians use technology for to supply water to their crops? Irrigate
What is a city-state? An independent state
What is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money called? Barter
What is a belief in more than one god? Polytheism
What were pyramid-shaped brick towers known as? Ziggurats
What was the new writing system that the Sumerian priest had created by 3400 b.c.? Cuneiform
What is a state containing several countries or territories known as? Empire
What is an independent state that works with other states to archive a shared military or political goal also known as? Ally
What is an idea or way of doing things that is common in a certain culture called? Cultural trait
A set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian empire is called___ Hammurabi's Code
it established and enforced the what, or the idea that all members of society-even the rich and powerful- must obey the law. Rule of law
What's another word for solders who fight while riding horses? Cavalry
A permanent army of professional solders is called a what? Standing army
What is a tribute? Payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power
________ is money that is used as medium of exchange, usually bills or coins. Currency
Created by: RiosMariana