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rtlagana
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social studies
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2011-10-23 10:12:55
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  1. AREA GOOD FOR AGRICULTURE
    Fertile Crescent
  2. BELEIF IN MANY GODS
    polytheism
  3. PROFESSIONAL WRITER
    scribe
  4. BETWEEN THE RIVERS
    Mesopotamia
  5. STORY EXPLAINING PEOPLE'S BELEIFS
    myth
  6. WHAT ATTRACTED PEOPLE TO THE FERTILE CRESCENT
    rich soils
  7. SUMERIAN ZIGGURAT WAS MADE OF TERRACES, ONE ON TOP OF THE OTHER, BECAUSE
    Sumerians believed the gods could use it to descent to the Earth
  8. WHAT WAS THE MAIN CAUSE OF WARS BETWEEN THE SUMERIAN CITY STATES?
    disputes over land and water rights
  9. WHY WERE SCRIBES IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN SUMER?
    they kept records for kings and priests
  10. IN ORDER TO TRADE GOODS, A blank PASSES BETWEEN CITIES
    caravan
  11. WHAT WAS A MILITARY INNOVATION OF THE ASSYRIANS?
    battering ram
  12. WHO UNITED SUMER'S CITY STATES INTO ONE LARGE EMPIRE?
    HAMMURABI
  13. WHICH GROUP MADE IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTUTIONS TO ASTRONOMY?
    chaldeans
  14. WHY IS THE FERTILE CRESCENT CALLED THE FERTILE CRESCENT?
    it has fertile soil
  15. WHY WERE THE SUMERIAN CITIES INDEPENDANT?
    they had nothing to trade with each other
  16. WHEN MANY TERRITORIES AND PEOPLE ARE CONTROLLED BY ONE GOV. THAT GOV. IS CALLED A
    empire
  17. COTTON CLOTH AND SPICES WERE SOLD IN THE
    bazaar
  18. THE GREATEST KING OF THE CHALDEANS WAS
    nebuchadnezzer II
  19. THE CAPITOL OF AN EMPIRE THAT STRETCHED FROM PRESENT DAY TURKEY TO THE PERSIAN GULF WAS
    babylon
  20. WHY WAS BABYLON A NATURAL CROSSROADS OF TRADE?
    it was located between Akkad and the cities of Sumer
  21. WHICH CITY WAS FAMOUS FOR IT'S LIBRARY THAT HAD THOUSANDS ON CLAY TABLETS?
    Ninevah
  22. WHY WAS MESOPOTAMIA ALSO KNOWN AS THE LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS?
    it was between the Tigris and Euphrates River's

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