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an amount that is more than needed, excess

Surplus

1

undeveloped economic systems that rely on custom and tradition

Traditional Economy

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a complex, highly organized social order

Civilization

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sparse, dry, treeless grassland

Steppe

4

believing in many gods

Polytheistic

5

a skilled craftsperson

Artisan

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a simple drawing that looks like the object it represents

Pictograph

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in ancient civilizations, a person specially trained to read, write, and keep records

Scribes

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the spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another

Cultural diffusion

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a political unit that includes a city and its surrounding lands and villages

City-state

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a group of states or territories controlled by one ruler

Empire