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A curved region with rich soil in the Middle East where one of the first civilizations devolped

Fertile Crescent

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An area of flat land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers where one of the first civilizations emerged

Mesopotamia

3

A large Sumerian city-state in Mesopotamia

Uruk

4

An early city-state in Mesopotamia

Kish

5

An early city-state in Mesopotamia

Lagash

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia

Nippur

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia

Umma

8

An early city-state in Mesopotamia

Ur

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A group of people who have a complex and organized society within a culture

Civilization

10

Rich, as in soil

Fertile

11

An area of flat land

Plain

12

An area of high, flat land

Plateau

13

A system of transporting water to crops

Irrigation

14

A city that is an individual unit, complete its its own form of goverment and traditions

City-State

15

An area on Earth with common physical features

Region

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A craftsperson such as a potter or weaver.

Artisan