SOL Vocabulary 21-40

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PICTOGRAMS

THE EARLIEST FORM OF WRITING BY MAN.

HIEROGLYPHICS

PICTOGRAMS USED IN EGYPT.

FERTILE CRESCENT

"U" SHAPED AREA STRETCHING FROM THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN COAST THROUGH SYRIA INTO
MESOPOTAMIA.

MESOPOTAMIA

AREA IN BETWEEN AND AROUND THE TIGRIS AND EUPHRATES RIVER VALLEYS.

SOUTH ASIA

GEOGRAPHIC TERM FOR THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT.

EAST ASIA/FAR EAST

GEOGRAPHIC TERM FOR CHINA.

DYNASTY

THE PASSING OF LEADERSHIP FROM FATHER TO SON.

NEAR EAST/MIDDLE EAST

GEOGRAPHIC TERM FOR MESOPOTAMIA AND PERSIAN EMPIRE AREA.

HEBREWS

JEWISH PEOPLE.

MONOTHEISM

BELIEF IN ONE GOD.

CITY-STATE

INDEPENDENT CITIES AND THEIR SURROUNDING LANDS. (SMALL KINGDOMS)

TEN COMMANDMENTS

MORAL LAW CODE OF JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY.

CODE OF HAMMURABI

EARLY CIVIL LAW CODE OF BABYLON.

SPECIALIZATION OF LABOR

WORKING AT OR CREATING ONLY ONE ITEM OR GOOD IN ORDER TO MEET ONES NEEDS.

TORAH

THE HOLY SCRIPTURES OF JUDAISM.

EXILE

BANISHED FROM A LAND.

DIASPORA

THE SCATTERING OF JEWISH COMMUNITIES.

CUNEIFORM

PICTOGRAMS USED IN SUMER.

ALPHABET

SYMBOLS USED TO REPRESENT SOUNDS CREATED BY THE PHOENICIANS.

EMPIRE

A POLITICAL UNIT COMPOSED OF THE KINGDOM AND ALL OF THE CONQUERED LANDS.

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