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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…
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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 ch. 2 Mesopotamia
Civilization
Fertile
Plain
Plateau
a group of people living together who have an organized syste…
rich soil good for growing crops
a flat area of land
an area of high flat land
Civilization
a group of people living together who have an organized syste…
Fertile
rich soil good for growing crops
10 terms
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
12 terms
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
12 terms
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
15 terms
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.
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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
11 terms
Social studies Mesopotamia vocabulary part 2
Polytheism
Scribe
Cuneiform
Empire
The worship of many gods
A proffesional writer
A form of wedge-shaped writing used in ancient times
A large territory consisting of different places under contro…
Polytheism
The worship of many gods
Scribe
A proffesional writer
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 2
city-state
Judaism
Torah
empire
ancient area with its own government and culture
the religion practiced by the Hebrews
sacred text of the Bible; the first five books of the Bible
large area of city-states controlled by one ruler
city-state
ancient area with its own government and culture
Judaism
the religion practiced by the Hebrews
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Mesopotamia (Social Studies #2)
River vally
Trade and travel
Unpredictable
Dams & canals
Where first civilizatiom began becuase farming conditions wer…
River Valleys were ideal locations for development of
Flooding of the Mesopotamia river valley could be described as
How river ally people controlled flooding
River vally
Where first civilizatiom began becuase farming conditions wer…
Trade and travel
River Valleys were ideal locations for development of
18 terms
Miss Ma Social Studies Mesopotamia 2
Tigris
Euphrates
civilization
city-state
Dǐgélǐsī Hé 底格里斯河 The river flows south from the mountains of…
Yòufālādǐ Hé 幼发拉底河 a river in southwestern Asia; flows into t…
wénmíng,文明 any type of culture, society, etc., of a specific…
chéngbāng, 城邦 a state made up of small villages
Tigris
Dǐgélǐsī Hé 底格里斯河 The river flows south from the mountains of…
Euphrates
Yòufālādǐ Hé 幼发拉底河 a river in southwestern Asia; flows into t…
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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
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Social Studies Mesopotamia Vocabulary
Mesopotamia
agriculture
Gilgamesh
Tigris River
Greek for "between the rivers". One of the earliest civilizat…
When cultures grow and store crops/food for times of need and…
The hero of Sumerian legends, he was the first superhero.
1 of 2 rivers that were part of Mesopotamia and was used for…
Mesopotamia
Greek for "between the rivers". One of the earliest civilizat…
agriculture
When cultures grow and store crops/food for times of need and…
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…
11 terms
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
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 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…
15 terms
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 2- Mesopotamia
What was the climate like in mesopatam…
How were the seasons different?
Why did settlers choose to live in thi…
How did they deal did they deal with e…
A haphazard, you never knew what to expect
Super hot summers, flooding in spring, rain in winter, long d…
Because there was fertile soil and good water sources
They made dams and levees to prevent flooding of the crops
What was the climate like in mesopatam…
A haphazard, you never knew what to expect
How were the seasons different?
Super hot summers, flooding in spring, rain in winter, long d…
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…
35 terms
ch2 social studies Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
floodplain
silt
arid
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
flat land bordering th e banks of a river
fine, fertile scarried by rivers and deposited on nearby land…
climate type marked by hot summers and limited rainfall
Mesopotamia
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
floodplain
flat land bordering th e banks of a river
7 terms
Mesopotamia(social studies) list 1
Fertile Crescent
City-State
Civilization
Empire
Area of rich farmland in the shape of a crescent;location of…
A city and all its surrounding land that governs itself.
A large group of people whose culture has developed specializ…
Large area of land or a group of many different areas of land…
Fertile Crescent
Area of rich farmland in the shape of a crescent;location of…
City-State
A city and all its surrounding land that governs itself.
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Social Studies: Mesopotamia Vocabulary Ch.4 Lesson 2
astronomer
province
caravan
empire
person who studies planets & stars
territory governed as a political district of a country or em…
group of merchants traveling together for safety, usually wit…
large territory or group of many territories governed by one…
astronomer
person who studies planets & stars
province
territory governed as a political district of a country or em…
9 terms
Mesopotamia Vocabulary List 2
merchants
cuneiform
scribe
Ziggurat
Someone who buys and sells goods especially in large amounts.
Wedge-shaped characters made with a reed stylus and used in w…
A person who has the job of writing things down.
A large building used for religious purposes.
merchants
Someone who buys and sells goods especially in large amounts.
cuneiform
Wedge-shaped characters made with a reed stylus and used in w…
10 terms
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
21 terms
Social Studies - Mesopotamia - Lesson 2
Empires were growing
2400 BC
Northern Mesopotamia, Syria
empires
What was happening in other pats of the Fertile Crescent whil…
By ________ Sumer's city-states were weakened by conflict.
In what areas did powerful kingdoms arise?
Rulers of these kingdoms built ____________. They are a group…
Empires were growing
What was happening in other pats of the Fertile Crescent whil…
2400 BC
By ________ Sumer's city-states were weakened by conflict.
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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…
7 terms
Social Studies- Mesopotamia Sec 2
The first civilization developed in Su…
The combination of the farms and citie…
____had the first permanent army in Ak…
____was the 1st empire, where differen…
Sumerians
city-state
Sargon the Conqueror
Sargon the Conqueror
The first civilization developed in Su…
Sumerians
The combination of the farms and citie…
city-state
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Chapter 2 Social Studies Hall Mesopotamia
monotheism
Torah
Yahweh/Jehovah
ziggurat
worshiping only 1 God
the first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible
another name for God
a huge pyramid-shaped structure consisting of a series of sta…
monotheism
worshiping only 1 God
Torah
the first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible
12 terms
Chapter 2 - Social Studies Lesson 2: Mesopotamia
City-state in northern Mesopotamia.
City-state in southern Mesopotamia.
Language spoken in southern Mesopotamia.
Language related to Hebrew.
Akkad
Sumer
Sumerian
Akkadian
City-state in northern Mesopotamia.
Akkad
City-state in southern Mesopotamia.
Sumer
Davis Academy Social Studies vocabulary list #3 "Ancient Mesopotamia"
Cuneiform
Euphrates River
Zodiac
Ziggurat
The written language of the Sumerians
One of the rivers that bordered ancient Mesopotamia
A system using the stars to measure time
A temple in a Sumerian city - state
Cuneiform
The written language of the Sumerians
Euphrates River
One of the rivers that bordered ancient Mesopotamia
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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.
15 terms
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…
11 terms
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
19 terms
Social Studies Unit 2 Chapter 3: Civilizations in Mesopotamia
polytheism
cuneiform
ziggurat
deity
a religion based on the worship of many gods
a system of writing in which marks are carved into clay tablets
tall brick temple in the center of a city-state
a god that people worshipped
polytheism
a religion based on the worship of many gods
cuneiform
a system of writing in which marks are carved into clay tablets
18 terms
Social Studies Unit 2: Mesopotamia
Scribe
Irrigation
Polytheism
Barter
A professional writer
A method of watering crops
The worship of many gods
The exchange of goods and services
Scribe
A professional writer
Irrigation
A method of watering crops
9 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary Ch.3 L.2 Mesopotamia
Rural
Urban
City-state
Gilgamesh
Countryside
City
Consisted of a city and all the countryside around it
Uruk's king
Rural
Countryside
Urban
City
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