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A change that occurred when people learned how to plant, grow crops, and herd animals.

Neolithic revolution

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The earliest written law that covered daily life, aimed to ensure justice, punished criminals harshly and treated nobles and commoners differently.

Code if Hammurabi

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The spread of ideas and inventions from one society to another.

Cultural diffusion

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A highly organized and complex society.

Civilization

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A process in which the physical characteristic of plants and animals change as a result of human intervention.

Domestication

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A ranking of groups of people according to their importance, status or power.

Hierarchy

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People who are settled or non-migratory.

Sedentary

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According to Jewish tradition, these commandments are are the second covenant, a commitment to a moral and ethical life for all Hebrews, later adapted by Christians.

Ten Commandments

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A blend of Greek, indian, Persian, and Egyptian culture.

Hellenistic

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A Chinese idea that the right to rule came from divine authority.

Mandate of Heaven

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Government is controlled by its citizens.

Democracy

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Land and ocean trade routes that connected Asia and Europe from the time of the Roman Empire onwards.

Silk Road

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Ruled by the few

Oligarchy

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Information from somewhere else or by a person not directly involved in the event

Secondary source

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The earliest attempt by the Romans to create a code of laws

Twelve tables