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Civilizations of Southwest Asia

social studies
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social hierarchy
the division of society by rank or class
pictographs
picture symbols
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writer
epics
long poems that tell the stories of heroes
architecture
the science of building
monarch
a ruler of a kingdom or empire
government
organized system that groups use to make laws and decisions
equal justice
fair treatment under the law
taxation
a system in which people are required to pay taxes to support the government
chariot
a wheeled horse-drawn cart used in battle