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Anatolia

The peninsula between the Mediterranean and the Black Seas that is now occupied by most of Turkey; also called Asia Minor

Ashurbanipal

An Assyrian king who told people to bring back writings and collected about 20,000 cuniform tablets were now found form him. Made a huge library in Nineveh

city-state

A city and it's nearby farmlands -- A political area that works together for a common goal

civilization

A human society with advanced level of development in social and political organization and in the arts and sciences

Code of law

A set of written rules for people to obey

domesticate

To raise or tend an animal or plant to be the use to humans

drought

A period of little rainfall in which it makes it difficult to grow crops

empire

A group of territories and peoples brought together under one supreme leader

exile

Forced removal of one's homeland; banned for life

Fertile Crescent

An area of rich soil in the Middle East, stretching from the Mediterranian Sea through Mesopotamia to the Persian Gulf

Floodplain

Flat land bordering water or lake

geography

the study of earth and its people

government

A system for creating order and providing leadership. Laws and rules and maintaining order in an effort to promote the economy.

Hammurabi

The ruler of the Babylonian empire from 1792 to 1750 B.C. and created the first legal code of laws.

hunter-gatherers

A person who gathers food and hunts animals and moves when food gets scarce

Irrigation

To dig ditches to water your crops.

justice

Fair treatment of people, in keeping with the law

king

The highest ranking leader of a group

Lucy

The first human, the first human who left remains of her bones. She lived around 3.5 million years ago.

Mesolithic Age

The middle stone age, lasted from 10,000 B.C. to 6000 B.C. when we startedto control fire and develope language.

Mesopotamia

The land between two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates rivers

Migration

To move from one place to another

Neanderthals

(Homo Neanderthalensis) were a extinct species or subspecies ( Homo Sapiens) that lived in the middle Paleolithic Age

Neolithic Age

The new stone age lasted from 8000 to 3000 B.C. and is was the begining of weaving and pottery

Paleolithic Age

The old stone age 2.5 million - 8000 B.C. was known for the use of stone tools

Plow

Was created by the Sumerians in 6000 B.C.

polytheism

the belief in more than one God

province

A subdivision of an empire or country

religeon

The worship of god,gods, or spirits

Royal Road

A road built for the empire which king Darius built and was 1,775 miles long.

satraps

the governor of a province in the ancient Persian Empire. Tax collectors

silt

fine,fertile soil deposited by a river.

slash and burn

Cutting down vegetation then burning it to create fine soil to grow crops

social class

A group of people with the same parents jobs for example a warrior or farmer

Sumer

An ancient region of southern Mesopotamia which rose around 3300 B.C. The first empire that ruled in Mesopotamia and is credited with inventing writing.

Surplus

An extra of something.

Technology

the use of one's mind to create what is neaded.

tribute

A payment of money or goods by one ruler to another in order to ensure protection

wheel

3500 B.C.

ziggurat

An ancient Sumerian or Babylonian temple that rose in steplike levels and was used to observe the stars.It was like a city center

Why are there 20 provinces

The land was to big so king Darius had to brake the land up to be organized

Complex Village

A lot of people,homes,public buildings,religious center,education, and trade

What makes a Government?

King/Queen,Education,Warriors, People to rule,someone to enforce rules,legal laws,scribes,record keeping

growth of trade

Surpluses lead to the growth of trade because they had extra and they needed something else so they would trade

how did Darius unite an empire?

He built the Royal Road. He could transport his armies and collect taxes. he always expanded his empire with conquests.

6 big ideas

Government,Geography,Culture,Beleif Sytems, Science and Technology,Economics

5 traits of civilization

Advanced Technology,Advanced Cities,Record Keeping,Complex Institutions,Specialized workers

7 countries of Central America

Belize,Costa Rica,El Salvador,Guatamala,Hondouras,Nicuragua,Panama

4 types of homonids

Austrolopithecine,Homo Habilis,Homo Erectus,Homo Sapiens

5 themes of geography

Location,Place,Region,Movement,Human-Enviromental Interaction

Farming started

8000 B.C.E. to 5000 B.C.E.

Who were the Sumer?

They are the first civilization,which rose around 3300 B.C..They created bronze,the week,and writing(cuniform).The Sargon took over after.

Examples of traits

Advanced cities;Kish,Nippur,Ur.Specialized workers;preist,king,artisan.merchants, educators, investors Complex institutions;the temple,army,schools.Record keeping;writing cunieform, pictograph.Advanced technology;irrigation,bronze tools,cuniform,days of week.wheel and plow

Sumerian writing

cuniform

What type of rule did Cyrus have?

toleration

Nebuchadnezzar

A Babylonian king who conquered Jerusalem,and built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

South America

Argentina,Bolivia,Brazil,Chile,Columbia,Ecuador,French Guiana,Guyana,Paraguay,Peru,Surinam,Uruguay,Venezuela

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Built by king Nebuchadnezzar, a huge jungle tower.It is one of the seven wonders of the world.

Assyrians

They are the next group to take over the Fertile Crescent after the Sargon.Their king was king Ashurbanipal.They were defeated by the Medes and the Chaldeans.

Chaldeans

The new Babylonians, their king was king Nebuchadnezzar.

Ashurbanipal

The Assyrian king.He collected many writings and many of them were found.

Hammurabi's purpose of his code

He made laws so there is justice.

Sargon

The first empire,aka the Akkadian empire.Hammurabi was their king.

six island nations

cuba, haita, dom. rep, jamaica, bahamas, trinidad and tobago.

Greatest basketball team

Duke

What important inventions came from mesopotamia

Wheel, plow, writing, law codes, irrigation, days of the week, 60 minutes, 60 seconds

Why was Cyrus better than Darius?

Darius was consumed with conquest and not focusing on keeping everyone happy by practicing tolerance

Persian Empire

extended from India to Greece and help introduce the ideas of organization and importance of toleration and roads

What is the world's largest desert

antarctica

What is the largest river in Egypt?

Nile

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