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What is economy? is a system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services.
What is a complex society that has cities,a well-organized government,and workers with specialized job skill? Civilization
What is a supply of something that can be used as needed? Resources
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 classes
What is a region of the middle east that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curve from the persian gulf to the mediterranean Sea? Fretile crescent
What is a trading system in which people exchange goods without using money? Barter
The fertile crescent includes what that is a wide ,flat plain in present-day iraq / Mesopotamia
Like most ancient peoples,the sumerians practiced what in the belief in more than one god? Polytheism
Or supply water to,their crops? Irrigate
In larger sumerians cities,temples were pyramid-shaped brick towers know as? ziggurats
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 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
A 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
Soldiers who fight while riding horses ? cavalry
What is a permanent army of professional soldiers? standing army
What is a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power? tribute