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Walker-Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
What is the system that a community uses to produce and distribute goods and services? Economy
What is a complex society that has cities , a well-organized government. Civilization
A ( ) is a supply of something that can be used as needed. Resource
( ) 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 a region of the Middle East that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curve from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea Fertile Crescent
A( ) is a trading system in which people exchange goods directly without using money. Barter
Which state is a wide,flat plain in present-day Iraq. Mesopotamia
the belief in one god Polytheism
Temples were pyramid-shaped brick towers known as what? 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 to stand for ideas or things Cuneiform
An ( ) 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
( ) is an idea or way of doing things is is common in a certain culture Cultural Trait
A set of laws that governed governed life in Babylonian empire is what code Hammurabi's Code
An ( ) is the idea that all members of a society-even the rich and powerful-must obey the law. Rule of Law
What is soldiers who fight while riding Cavalry
Standing Army
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Currency
stele
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