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fertile crescent

a curved region with rich soil in the middle east where one of the first civilization developed

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mesopotamia

an area of flat land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers where one of the first civilizations emerged

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uruk

a large Sumerian city-state in Mesopotamia

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kish

an early city-state in Mesoptamia

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lagash

an early city-state in Mesoptamia

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nippur

an early city-state in Mesopotamia

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umma

an early city-state in Mesopotamia

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ur

an early city-state in Mesopotamia

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civilization

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

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fertile

rich,as in soil

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plain

an area of flat land

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plateau

an area of high, flat land

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irrigation

a system of transporting water and based on the teachings of Muhammad

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city-state

a city that is an individual unit complete with its own form of government and traditions

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region

an area on Earth with common physical features

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artisan

a craftspeople such as a potter or weaver