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City State

A city that has is own independent government and often controls much of the surrounding land. Ex: Athens and Sparta were city states of Greece.

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Empire

A centralized ruler or government has control over diverse people outside of its immediate boarders.

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Classical Civilization

A civilization that has developed an advance state of human society, marked by progress in arts and sciences, the extensive use of record keeping, including writing, complex political and social institutions.

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Dynasty

A line of heredity rulers of a country.

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Physical Feature

Geographic physical features are things such as landforms, bodies of water, climate, natural vegetation, and soil.

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Boundary

Something that indicates bounds, division or limits between separate areas.