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ancient world

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history
The written and other recorded events of people.
Prehistory
before history; the events in the period before writing was invented
Archaeololgist
a scientist who examines bones, tools, structures, and other objects to learn about past peoples and cultures
Oral traditions
stories passes down through generations by word of mouth
Nomad
A person who has no single settled home
Fertile
Land or soil that contains substances plants need in order to grow well http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3364/3205676821_634f5b27bb.jpg
Domesticate
To tame animals and raise them to be used by humans
Irrigation
Supplying land with water through a network of canals
Surplus
More of a thing or product than is needed
Artisan
A worker who has a special talent: basket maker, jeweler, potter http://farm1.static.flickr.com/36/89009864_b359ef7667.jpg
Civilization
A societ with cities, a central government run by official leaders, and workers who specialize in certain jobs, leading to social classes, Writing, Art, and architecture also characterizes a civilization http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4103/5003347539_f0c63071d0.jpg
social class
A group, or class, that is made up of people with similar backgrounds, wealth, and ways of living http://farm1.static.flickr.com/117/305410323_effd579e8f.jpg