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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Silt
Irrigation
Canals
City states
A mixture of fertile soil and tiny rock.
Supply water to crops by digging canals and trenches to crops.
A human made waterway constructed to irrigate and possibly ca…
An independent state that includes surrounding territory.
Silt
A mixture of fertile soil and tiny rock.
Irrigation
Supply water to crops by digging canals and trenches to crops.
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Social Studies vocabulary - Mesopotamia
pictographs
cuneiform
alphabet
Hammurabi's Code
picture symbols used to communicate
the worlds first system of writing
set of letters that can be combined to form words
set of 28 laws that dealt with almost every part of daily life
pictographs
picture symbols used to communicate
cuneiform
the worlds first system of writing
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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Scribe
Code
Cuneiform
Empire
A professional writer
An organized list of laws and rules
Groups of wedges and lines used to write the languages of the…
Many territories and people controlled by one government
Scribe
A professional writer
Code
An organized list of laws and rules
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Social Studies- Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Epic
Rural
Urban
Silt
Long poems that tell the stories of heros
A countryside area
A city area
A mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that can make a land…
Epic
Long poems that tell the stories of heros
Rural
A countryside area
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Social Studies: Mesopotamia Vocabulary
alphabet
barter
canals
city-state
a set of letters that can be combined to form words
a system of trading goods without money
human-made waterways
consisted of a central city and all the countryside around it
alphabet
a set of letters that can be combined to form words
barter
a system of trading goods without money
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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
floodplain
silt
irrigation
arid
flat land bordering the banks of a river
fine, fertile soil carried by a river and deposited on nearby…
watering dry land using ditches, pipes or streams
climate with a hot summer and limited rain fall
floodplain
flat land bordering the banks of a river
silt
fine, fertile soil carried by a river and deposited on nearby…
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Mesopotamia Vocabulary - Social Studies
Irrigation
Environment
Permanent Housing
Polytheism
A system of transporting water to crops.
The social and cultural forces that shape the life of a person.
Living in one place.
The worship of many gods.
Irrigation
A system of transporting water to crops.
Environment
The social and cultural forces that shape the life of a person.
Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Find sandy particles that fertilize soil
A system that provides water
More than needed
A city that governs itself, and the la…
Silt
Irrigation
Surplus
City-State
Find sandy particles that fertilize soil
Silt
A system that provides water
Irrigation
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Social Studies Vocabulary (Mesopotamia)
Mesopotamia
Floodplain
Silt
Arid
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates
flat land bordering the banks of a a river
fine fertile soil carried by rivers and deposited on nearby l…
Climate type marked by HOT summers and limited rainfall
Mesopotamia
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates
Floodplain
flat land bordering the banks of a a river
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Mesopotamia Vocabulary (SOCIAL STUDIES)
Domesticate
Agriculture
Surplus
Scarcity
To make useful to humans (for example, plants and animals)
The growing of crops and raising of animals for food
An extra of something (especially crops)
Not enough of something
Domesticate
To make useful to humans (for example, plants and animals)
Agriculture
The growing of crops and raising of animals for food
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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
fertile
irrigation
domesticate
civilization
Rich soil.
A method of supplying land with water through a network of ca…
To tame wild animals and breed them for human use.
A society with cities, a central government run by official l…
fertile
Rich soil.
irrigation
A method of supplying land with water through a network of ca…
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Social studies Mesopotamia vocabulary
Exile
Social class
Scribes
Cuneiform
The state of being barred from one's native country, typicall…
A division of society based on social and economic status
a person who copies out documents, especially one employed to…
Denoting or relating to the wedged- shaped characters used in…
Exile
The state of being barred from one's native country, typicall…
Social class
A division of society based on social and economic status
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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Plateau
Alluvial Plain
Tributaries
Silt
A high flat area of land
Land formed from fine soils deposited by rivers
Branches of a river
A mixture of bits and rock deposited by a river
Plateau
A high flat area of land
Alluvial Plain
Land formed from fine soils deposited by rivers
Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
silt
irragation
canals
surplus
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
more than needed
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
irragation
a way of supplying water to an area of land
Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Artisans
Babylonians
Akkadians
Barter
A person skilled at making things by hand.
The people and culture that flourished in ancient Mesopotamia…
The people and culture that lived north of Sumer who they fou…
To trade good or services without using money.
Artisans
A person skilled at making things by hand.
Babylonians
The people and culture that flourished in ancient Mesopotamia…
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Social Studies - Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Artisans
Akkadians
Babylonians
Barter
A person skilled at making things by hand.
The people and culture that lived north of Sumer who they fou…
The people and culture that flourished in ancient Mesopotamia…
To trade goods or services without using money.
Artisans
A person skilled at making things by hand.
Akkadians
The people and culture that lived north of Sumer who they fou…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Mesopotamia
Empire
Drought
Silt
Code of laws
A group of people and lands ruled by one government
A long period of time without watef
Soil redistributed by water
A set of written laws used to rule empire
Empire
A group of people and lands ruled by one government
Drought
A long period of time without watef
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social studies-Mesopotamia/vocabulary
Mesopotamia
2 rivers
irrigation
city-state
land between 2 rivers
Euphrates, tygas
a way of supplying water
a central city and the countryside around it
Mesopotamia
land between 2 rivers
2 rivers
Euphrates, tygas
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Social Studies Vocabulary Mesopotamia
Civilizations
Fertile Cresent
Mesopotamia
Irrigation
Groups of people who have a complex and organized society
Land with rich soil
Means "land in between River" and is a big civilization
A method of watering crops
Civilizations
Groups of people who have a complex and organized society
Fertile Cresent
Land with rich soil
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social studies vocabulary Mesopotamia
fertile crescent
Mesopotamia
irrigate
dam
a region with good conditions for planting crops that stretch…
wide,flat plain in between the tigris and euphrates rivers in…
to supply water to
a wall built to hold back water
fertile crescent
a region with good conditions for planting crops that stretch…
Mesopotamia
wide,flat plain in between the tigris and euphrates rivers in…
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Social Studies Vocabulary--Mesopotamia
Silt
Irrigation
Polytheism
Barter
Fine particles of fertile soil
A system that supplies dry land with water through ditches, p…
A belief in more than one god
To trade by exchanging one good or service for another; to ex…
Silt
Fine particles of fertile soil
Irrigation
A system that supplies dry land with water through ditches, p…
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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
fertile crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich farmland
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying to an area of land
human-made waterways
fertile crescent
a large arc of rich farmland
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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Vocabulary social studies Mesopotamia
Civilazation
Mesopatamia
Irrigation
Sumer
Complex society with cities organized goverment art religon c…
Greek meaning between the ... Land of the rivers , it was the fi…
Method of bringing water to a field from another place to wat…
A city in mesopatamia the first city
Civilazation
Complex society with cities organized goverment art religon c…
Mesopatamia
Greek meaning between the ... Land of the rivers , it was the fi…
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Social Studies - Mesopotamia
city-state
monarchy
authority
polythesim
a city and the farmlands around it
the governing system in which a king or a queen rules
the right to rule
a belief in many gods
city-state
a city and the farmlands around it
monarchy
the governing system in which a king or a queen rules
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Social Studies Final-Mesopotamia-Egypt
Abraham
Saul
David
Solomon
The first person to believe in one god.
The first king of the Israelites.
Famous for defeating Goliath and made Jerusalem the capital c…
This king was known for his proverbs and for being very wise.…
Abraham
The first person to believe in one god.
Saul
The first king of the Israelites.
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6th Grade Social Studies vocabulary- Mesopotamia
pictographs
cuneiform
alphabet
Hammurabi's Code
picture symbols used to communicate
the worlds first system of writing
set of letters that can be combined to form words
set of 28 laws that dealt with almost every part of daily life
pictographs
picture symbols used to communicate
cuneiform
the worlds first system of writing
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Social Studies 6th Grade: Mesopotamia
civilization
floodplain
drought
silt
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
a period when not enough rain and/or snow fall
fine soil deposited by rivers
civilization
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
floodplain
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
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Social Studies Grade 7 AFC Vocabulary Mesopotamia
Cultrural Diffusion
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia (Syria and Iraq)
irrigation
Sharing of ideas through trade, war or migration
Area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where first civilizat…
Southwest Asia Region between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers tha…
System of canals used to supply an area of land with water
Cultrural Diffusion
Sharing of ideas through trade, war or migration
Fertile Crescent
Area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where first civilizat…
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Social Studies 6th Grade: Mesopotamia, Mesopotamia
civilization
floodplain
drought
silt
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
a period when not enough rain and/or snow fall
fine soil deposited by rivers
civilization
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
floodplain
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
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Social Studies Ancient Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Artisan
Astronomer
Babylon
Caravan
A worker skilled in a craft.
Person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies.
The chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and the capitol of the…
A group of traders traveling together.
Artisan
A worker skilled in a craft.
Astronomer
Person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies.
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Social Studies 8 "Mesopotamia" vocabulary
Agricultural (aka Neolithic) Revolution
Hunter-gatherers
Domestication
Four River Valleys
A period of transition form a pre-agricultural period, into a…
Nomadic people who hunt animals and gather plants for food ev…
The taming and controlling of wild animals for work use and f…
Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China. (The four river valleys…
Agricultural (aka Neolithic) Revolution
A period of transition form a pre-agricultural period, into a…
Hunter-gatherers
Nomadic people who hunt animals and gather plants for food ev…
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Kayleigh social studies vocabulary-Mesopotamia
Scribe
City-state
Plateau
Polytheism
A professional writer who kept records and copied letters and…
A self-governing city, often with surrounding lands and cities
An area of flat land that rises above the surrounding land
The belief of many gods and goddesses
Scribe
A professional writer who kept records and copied letters and…
City-state
A self-governing city, often with surrounding lands and cities
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Social Studies 6th Grade: Mesopotamia, Mesopotamia
civilization
floodplain
drought
silt
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
a period when not enough rain and/or snow fall
fine soil deposited by rivers
civilization
the level of development at which people live together peacef…
floodplain
the flat land bordering the banks of a river
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Social Studies quiz: Mesopotamia vocabulary
City-state
Scribe
Empire
Ziggurat
An independent, self governing political unit, consisting of…
A professional writer or record keeper
A nation and the area of land that it has gained through conq…
A Sumerian temple
City-state
An independent, self governing political unit, consisting of…
Scribe
A professional writer or record keeper
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Mesopotamia Vocabulary// Social Studies Final
Archaeologist
Historian
Artifact
Prehistoric
An archaeologist is a scientist who studies human history by…
an expert in or student of history, especially that of a part…
an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultura…
of, relating to, or denoting the period before written records.
Archaeologist
An archaeologist is a scientist who studies human history by…
Historian
an expert in or student of history, especially that of a part…
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Social Studies Mesopotamia
Artisan
Bronze
City-state
Scribe
A skilled worker who makes high-quality goods by hand
Metal made from mixing copper and tin.... The Bronze Age in Meso…
The city-states of ancient Mesopotamia were independent citie…
Scribes were very important people. They were trained to writ…
Artisan
A skilled worker who makes high-quality goods by hand
Bronze
Metal made from mixing copper and tin.... The Bronze Age in Meso…
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Social Studies Unit 2- Mesopotamia
Cuneiform
Ziggurat
Sargon
Phoenicians
Wedge-shaped letters written on soft clay tablets
A religious temple in Sumer
First person to rule an empire in Mesopotamia
People who invented a system of writing based on symbols that…
Cuneiform
Wedge-shaped letters written on soft clay tablets
Ziggurat
A religious temple in Sumer
Early Civilization/ Mesopotamia/ Vocabulary/ Paige/ Social Studies
Civilization
Irrigation
City-state
Mesopotamia
The stage of cultural development at which writing and record…
Use ditches/ canals to bring water to dry area
A city that with its surrounding teritory forms an independen…
"land between rivers"
Civilization
The stage of cultural development at which writing and record…
Irrigation
Use ditches/ canals to bring water to dry area
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Mesopotamia social studies
Mesopotamia
Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Sumerians
Assyrians
Fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Two rivers that flow into the Percision golf there flood plan…
People of Mesopotamia to build the worlds first cities
And accomplished war like people who dominated Mesopotamia af…
Mesopotamia
Fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Two rivers that flow into the Percision golf there flood plan…
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Social Studies: Mesopotamia
Geography of Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Canals
Southwest Asia, the area between the Tigris and Euphrates riv…
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland. Extend from the Pe…
Major Rivers that helped Mesopotamia to flourish by providing…
Human-made waterways.
Geography of Mesopotamia
Southwest Asia, the area between the Tigris and Euphrates riv…
Fertile Crescent
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland. Extend from the Pe…
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1.2 Mesopotamia Social Studies
Tigris River
Euphrates River
Mesopotamia
Sumer
A river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern p…
A river in southwestern Asia that flows through the southern…
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The region in southern Mesopotamia where the worlds first civ…
Tigris River
A river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern p…
Euphrates River
A river in southwestern Asia that flows through the southern…
9 terms
Social Studies- Mesopotamia
civilization
irrigation
city-state
mesopotamia (land between the rivers)
a group of people living in an area that has improved their w…
irrigation is a supplying land with water through a sequence…
a city-state is a state that contains an independent city and…
area between the tigres and euphrates rivers- mesopotamia is…
civilization
a group of people living in an area that has improved their w…
irrigation
irrigation is a supplying land with water through a sequence…
15 terms
Social Studies Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
Floodplain
Silt
Semiarid
The area of southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates r…
Flat land bordering a river
Fine, Fertile soil deposited by a river
Having little rainfall and warm temperature
Mesopotamia
The area of southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates r…
Floodplain
Flat land bordering a river
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Social Studies: Mesopotamia "PES"
Scribe
Social pyramid
Hammurabi's Code
City-State
Someone who wrote for a living and recorded the king's story…
The pyramid that depicts the social levels of Mesopotamians
The first set of laws were created by a king named Hammurabi…
A city and its surrounding farmland and rural areas
Scribe
Someone who wrote for a living and recorded the king's story…
Social pyramid
The pyramid that depicts the social levels of Mesopotamians
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Chapter 3 Social Studies:Ancient Mesopotamia Vocabulary Words
Mesopotamia
Floodplain
Silt
Semiarid
the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
the flat land bordering the river
the fine soil deposited by flood waters
having little rainfall and warm temperatures
Mesopotamia
the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Floodplain
the flat land bordering the river
Social Studies Test Mesopotamia
Cuneiform
Polytheism
Epic of Gilgamesh
Sumerian religious beliefs
Sumerian writing system, earliest form of writing. created to…
The worship of many gods, to worship more than one god.
poem and one of the earliest known literature in the world.
believed he forces of nature were living and the only reason…
Cuneiform
Sumerian writing system, earliest form of writing. created to…
Polytheism
The worship of many gods, to worship more than one god.
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Social Studies-Mesopotamia Vocab.
Irrigation
Caravans
Barter
Artisan
Irrigation is the supply of water to agriculture land.
A group of people who travel together for safety.
An exchange of goods without the use of money.
A skilled crafts person.
Irrigation
Irrigation is the supply of water to agriculture land.
Caravans
A group of people who travel together for safety.
Mesopotamia for Social Studies
Mesopotamia
Sumer
city-state
irrigation systems
in ancient times, the geographic area located between the Tig…
an area in the southern part of Mesopotamia, where cities fir…
small, independent country or region with its own laws and go…
a way of supplying land with water
Mesopotamia
in ancient times, the geographic area located between the Tig…
Sumer
an area in the southern part of Mesopotamia, where cities fir…
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Mesopotamia Social Studies quiz
Silt
Irrigation
Surplus
City state
small particles of fertile soil
a way to supply dry land with water through ditches,pipes, or…
the amount that is left over after a need has been met
an independent city made of a city and the land around it
Silt
small particles of fertile soil
Irrigation
a way to supply dry land with water through ditches,pipes, or…
15 terms
Sixth Grade Social Studies Ancient Mesopotamia
Sumer
levee
irrigation
city-state
an area in the southern part of Mesopotamia, where city-state…
a wall of earth built to prevent a river from flooding
a way of supplying land with water
an early city that was like a small, independent country with…
Sumer
an area in the southern part of Mesopotamia, where city-state…
levee
a wall of earth built to prevent a river from flooding
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