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Ch. 3 River Valley C

What word means more food than you need...extra food food surplus
What word means trading one thing for another without using money? Bartering System
What word means a place of worship and a government building where taxes were collected and laws were made built on many levels with steps all around it? Ziggurat
What word means an area that is good for growing crops found between the Tigris, Euphrates and Nile Rivers? Fertile Crescent
What word means a way of ranking and organizing things or people by their importance? hierarchy
What word means particles of small size left as sediment from water? This is a great soil to grow crops in. silt
Which word means made up of or written with marks or letters shaped like wedge? It was the first written language. cuneiform
Which word means a writing system that uses pictures and symbols instead of letters and words? It was used in Egypt. hieroglyphics
Which of these is an architectural feature of the River Valley Civilizations? mudbrick buildings
part of the written language of the River Valley Civilizations of Egypt hieroglyphics
a place of worship, a place were taxes were collect, a place were laws were made that has many levels and steps ziggurats
part of the architecture of the River Valley Civilizations...these were built in Egypt pyramids
part of the social order of the River Valley Civilizations. dynasty
part of the achievements of the River Valley Civilizations. pictograph
part of the economy of the River Valley Civilizations. food surplus
a series or group of rulers from the same family dynasty
the monarch or king was given the right to rule by God alone? He could not be questioned because he was the absolute ruler divine kingship
consists of 282 laws that specify a range of possible crimes and the punishments that will be received by those who commit those crimes Hammurabi's Code
a craftsperson with a special skill or talent, such as a potter, weaver, blacksmith, seamstress, etc artisan
a city that is an individual unit, complete with its own form of government and traditions. city-state
a group of people who have a complex and organized society within a culture. civilization
a large territory, consisting of many different places under the control of one ruler. empire
soil or land that’s good for growing many crops successfully. fertile
a powerful ruler of Egypt often worshipped as a god on earth. pharaoh
a professional writer scribe
parts that make up a civilization: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics and Government, Economy, and Social Structure GRAPES
Created by: christine.warner



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