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World History 7 - Unit 03
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a type of society characterized by most of the following: dense population, agricultural economy, cities, complex social hierarchy, job specialization, centralized state, monumental building, a writing system, and a dominant belief system
the process of different cultures adopting ideas and technology from other cultures over time
the end of a river where it spreads out (usually a triangular shape) and flows into a larger body of water. Lots of soil deposits with good farming areas but lots of flooding
a group of people considered to be the best in a particular society or category because of their power, talent, wealth, or other characteristic
land or soil that can produce many crops and other vegetation
worshipping or believing in more than one god
people who depend on domestic livestock, migrate in an established territory to find pasture for their animals.
River valley civilizations
a type of civilization that developed near or around a major river and considered the earliest known large human civilizations
a person who was able to read and write, allowing for the creation of written records and messages
a ranked order of social classes with producers at the bottom and leaders or kings at the top.
in a civilization when people adopt different jobs like artisan or priest that don't involve growing or gathering food---when different people in society take on specific roles or jobs that require unique skill sets
the use and knowledge of tools, crafts, or technical systems to solve problems and/or complete different tasks
China has had the longest lasting __________.
Egyptians did not invent the chariot, but they got the technology from Mesopotamia through __________.
Most farm land in Ancient Egypt was in the Nile __________.
__________are at the top of the social hierarchy, and they hold a lot of power.
Mesopotamia was in the __________Crescent.
Ancient Egyptians were ________ and believed in over 700 gods.
__________ knew about farming but chose a different kind of life.
River valley civilizations
The Indus Valley was home to one of the four earliest __________.
__________ were important in ancient societies and had to record all the important information.
The people at the bottom of the __________ have the least power and money.
Priests and merchants are examples of job __________in early societies.
Any tool a human makes is a kind of __________. It doesn't have to be modern.
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