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Flashcards in Ch2 Voacb Quiz For 10/14/15 Deck (18):
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Fertile crescent

Region of the middle east in which civilization first arose

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Codify

To arrange or set down writing

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Criminal law

Branch of law that deals with offenses against others

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Civil law

Branch of law that deals with private rights and matters

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Satrap

A provincial governor in the ancient persian empire

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Barter economy

Economic system in which one sets of goods or services in exchange for something else

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Money economy

Economic system in which goods or services are paid with something that has value

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Alphabet

Writing system in which each symbol represents a single sound

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Cataract

Waterfall

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Vizer

Chief minister who supervises the buisness of government in ancient egypt

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Ideogram

Pictures that symbolize an idea or action

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Demotic

Denoting or relating to the kind of language used by regular people

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Covenant

A binding agreement that god made with abraham

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Patriarchal

Relating to a society in which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority

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Sabbath

A holy day for rest and worship

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Prophets

Spirtual leader who interprets gods will exabraham

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Ethics

Moral standards of the jews beyond their historic home land

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Cuneifrom

A system of writing that used wedge shaped marks