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Arts and Humanities
Key Terms Practice
Terms in this set (10)
An area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first civilization began.
A mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that make land ideal for farming.
A way of supplying water to an area of land.
More of something than is needed.
An arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job (also known as division of labor).
A political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding countrysides.
The division of society by rank or class.
The world's first system of writing, developed in Sumer.
A pyramid shaped temple in Sumer.
Land with different territories and peoples under a single ruler.
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