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1

What is animism?

A belief that spirits and forces may live in animals, objects or dreams.

2

What is a nomad?

A person who moves from place to place

3

What is domesticate?

To tame animals and adapt crops for the purpose of civilization

4

What is a civilization?

A complex, highly organized social order

5

What is a surplus?

Extra or excess

6

What is artisan?

A skilled craft worker.

7

What is polytheistic?

Believing in many gods

8

What is a pictogram?

Drawing to represent a word

9

What is a scribe?

In ancient civilizations, specially trained person who knew how to read write and keep records

10

What is city-state?

Political unit made up of a city and the surrounding lands