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6th Grade Social Studies Chapter 1 Lesson 3

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province
political districts
caravan
groups of traveling merchants
astronomer
people who studied the heavenly bodies- mapped the stars, the planets, and the phases of the moon.
Nebuchadnezzar
King of the Chaldeans. Controlled all of Mesopotamia from 605 B.C. to 562 B.C.
Assyria
Ancient country in Asia that included the Tigris River valley in Mesopotamia.
Persian Gulf
An arm of the Arabian Sea in southwestern Asia, between the Arabian Peninsula on the southwest and iran on the northeast.
Ninevah
Ancient capital of Assyria, on the Tigris River.
Hanging Gardens
visible from any point in Babylon, was an immense staircase of greenery. Located at the king's palace.