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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.