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Fertile Crescent

A larger area called the Fertile Crescent, a large arc of rich, or fertile, farm land.

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Slit

Slit, a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks.

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Irrigation

Irrigation a way of supplying water to an area of land.

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Canals

Canals, human-made waterways.

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Surplus

Surplus, or more than they needed.

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Division of Labor

The type of arrangement in which each worker specialized in a particular task or job is called a Division of labor.

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Rural

Rural, of a countryside.

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Urban

Urban, or city.

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City-State

A City-state considered of a city and all the countryside around it.

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Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh, became a legendary figure in sumerian literature.

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Sargon

When Sargon sought to extend akkadian territory.

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Empire

Empire, or land with different territories and people under a single rule.

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Polytheism

Polytheism, the worship of many gods.

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Priests

Priests, people who performed religious ceremonies.