harcourt horizons world history grade 6 Ch2 Lesson 1-3

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descendant

a person who is descended from a certain ancestor; children's children

band

small groups of people made up of related families

consequence

a result

extinct

no longer living; having died out

technology

the use of knowledge and skills to make the work of everyday life easier

artifact

objects made by people, especially from a long time ago

specialize

each person did one kind of task

domesticate

tame plants and animals for human use

livestock

domesticated animals that provide resources

nomad

people with no settled home

pastoral society

nomadic herders that travel from place to place with their animals

cultivate

take care of plants in small gardens

agriculture

raising of domesticated animals and plants for use by people

slash and burn

to cut and burn forest lands to to gain new farmland

obsidian

black volcanic rock from the mountains

oasis

a place in the desert that has a dependable supply of water

import

trade goods brought in from other places

export

trade goods sent to other places

complex society

society with a reliable food source, established laws, customs, and job specialization

ziggurat

stepped tower built by ancient Sumerians as a temple to a god

city-state

a city and the area around it

civilization

complex society with developed forms of religion, ways of governing, and centers of learning

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