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Foraging society

Small groups of people who traveled from point to point as the climate and availability of plants and animals dictated

2

Pastoral society

Characterized by the domestication of animals
Often found in mount opus regions

3

Cuneiform

Form of writing developed by the Sumerians

4

Polytheistic

Worship in multiple gods
-most early civilizations

5

Ziggurat

Sumerian temples

6

Code of Hammurabi

- first known law codes
- distinguished between major and minor laws

7

Pharaohs

Egyptian rulers

8

Hieroglyphics

A system that contained pictures which represented words
- used by Egyptians

9

Mummification

Egyptians believed they could use their body in the after life so the preserved there bodies through mummification(only for elite members)

10

Pyramids

Built by Egyptian Pharaohs to house their mummification bodies and earthly treasures to take their early bodies

11

River valley

N

12

Calendar

Developed by Sumerians
-helped increase agriculture a lot

13

Hinduism

V

14

The Vedas

G

15

The Upanishads

B

16

Brahmans

V

17

Patriarchy

G

18

Mandate of Heaven

Was believed in by the Zhou dynasty which meant heaven would only grant the Zhou power as long as their rulers governed right and just

19

Bureaucracy, bureau

-way of organizing government tasks by department
-would help governments stabilize and specialize

20

Migration

B

21

Zhou Dynasty

J

22

Nomad

J