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Fertile Crescent

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

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Mesopotamia

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An area of flat land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers where on of the first civilizations developed.

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Uruk

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia.

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Kish

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia.

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Lagash

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia.

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Nippur

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia.

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Umma

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia.

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Ur

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An early city-state in Mesopotamia.

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Civilization

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

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Fertile

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Rich, as in soil.

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Plain

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An area of flat land.

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Plateau

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An area on high flat land.

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Irrigation

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A system of transporting water to crops.

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City-State

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A city that is an individual unit, complete with its own form of government and traditions.

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Region

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An area on Earth with common physical features.

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Artisan

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A craft person such as a potter or weaver.