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Social Studies

Mesapotamia fertile area between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers ; home to the first civilization
Sumer region in Southern Mesapotamia where first cities began
Babylon ancient city in Mesapotamia known for its wealth and luxury
city-state an area with an independent city that governs itself
irrigation innovative techniques of controlling water for agriculture
Cuneiform Ancient Mesapotamia writing system using wedges and pictures
Hammurabi's Code First of written laws that were often harsh
Ziggarat religious temples made by mud and brick with pyramid-like structure
Monothestic belief in one God
Polythestic belief in multiple gods
Tigris River Northern river in Mesopotamia that flows towards Persian Gulf
Euphrates River Southern River in Mesapotamia that flows toward Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf body of water that the Tigris and Euphrates flow into the tip of Sumer
Mediterranean Sea this body of water separates Europe and Africa
Black Sea a sea between Europe and Asia
Red Sea this body of water separates the Arabian Pensula from Africa
fertile crescent a geographical area of fertile land in a broad semi-circle from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates
Created by: bflynn