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the region's fertile, or rich, soil and its curved shape.

Fertile Crescent

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The area between the two rivers or "the land between the rivers."

Mesopotamia

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a large Sumerian city-state in Mesopotamia

Uruk

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an early city-state in Mesopotamia.

Kish

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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

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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

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an area of flat land.

plain

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an area of high, flat land.

plateau

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a system of transporting water to crops.

irrigation

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

city-state

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an area on Earth with common physical features.

region

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a craftsperson such a p[otter or weaver.

artisan