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What is an economy? it 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 skills? a civilization
What is a set of shared beliefs about supernatural powers that created and ruled the world? Religion
What are a group of people that occupy different ranks or levels in society ? a social class
What is the region of the middle east that stretches in a large crescent shaped curve from the Persian gulf to the Mediterranean sea? the fertile crescent
What is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money? a barter
What is a wide, flat plain in present day Iraq in the fertile crescent.? mesopotamia
What is the belief in more than one god? polytheism
What is supplying water to crops? irrigate
What are large temples that are pyramid shape towers found in large Sumerian cities? ziggurat
What is an independent state that includes a city and its surrounding 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? An empire
What is a independent state that works with other states to achieve a common goal? An 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 code
What is the idea that all members of a society must obey the law? rule of law
What are soldiers that fight while riding horses? a cavalry
What is a permanent army of professional soldiers? a standing army
What is a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power? a 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 service sold within a country that is produced in a different country? import
What is a good or service produced with 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 an area ruled by a distant country? a 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? an alphabet
What is a supply of something that can be used as needed? resource
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