Flashcards in chapter3 Deck (14):
A larger area called the Fertile Crescent, a large arc of rich, or fertile, farm land.
Slit, a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks.
Irrigation a way of supplying water to an area of land.
Canals, human-made waterways.
Surplus, or more than they needed.
Division of Labor
The type of arrangement in which each worker specialized in a particular task or job is called a Division of labor.
Rural, of a countryside.
Urban, or city.
A City-state considered of a city and all the countryside around it.
Gilgamesh, became a legendary figure in sumerian literature.
When Sargon sought to extend akkadian territory.
Empire, or land with different territories and people under a single rule.
Polytheism, the worship of many gods.