Ch 3 Section 4 "The Phoenicians"
Terms in this set (13)
A good or service sold within a country that is produced in another country.
A good or service produced within a country and sold outside the countries borders.
The art of steering a ship from place to place.
An area ruled by a distant country.
The spreading of cultural strains from one region to another.
A small set of letters or symbols, each of which stands for a single sound.
How did the Phoenicians use imports?
They made metal items, iron tools and weapons from raw materials.
Where does the word alphabet come from?
The first two letters of the Greek alphabet.
What is cultural diffusion?
When cultural traits spread from one region to another.
How did geography affect the development of Phoenician civilization?
They were forced to trade, because they had very little farm land.
How did the Phoenicians trade with other civilizations?
They built ships and used sea routes.
Why might Egyptians be eager to buy logs from Phoenicians?
They used Phoenician timber to build ships.
How did the Phoenician economy depend on technology?
They relied on trade and used technology to craft trade goods.