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a large stepped platform thought to have been topped by a temple dedicated to a citys cheif god or goddess

ziggurat

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In the ancient middle east, a system of writing that used wedged shaped marks

cuniform

3

describes great flood that destroys the world

gilgamesh

4

war leaders when they died the next of kin would resume the role

hereditary

5

belief in many gods

polytheistic

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ruler of akkad, invaded and conquered the neighboring city states of sumer

sargon

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to arrange or set down in writing

codify

8

economic system in which goods or services are paid for through the exchange of a token of an agreed value

money economy

9

economic system in which one set of goods or services is exchanged for another

barter economy

10

The first civilization, first time people controlled environment with levees and aqueducts

Sumer

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The first civilization, first time people controlled environment with levees and aqueducts

Sumer

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This happened in,,,, priest knew will of gods, schools run by priests , boys learned to be scribes used cuneiform

Ziggurat Sumer

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Who conquered Sumer and siezed trade routes, also created first empire

Sargon ruler of Akkad

13

Who conquered Akkad, and segregated laws and regulated taxes

Hammurabi King of Babylon

14

Law of retribution and importance of social status

Hammurabies code

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Who formed iron tools, and used chariots, was a military empire

Hittites

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Most feared warriors in history, very destructive, would spread stories of there cruelty, divided into providence connected by paved roads

Assyrian

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This King of this military empire created huge empire, made a city known for hanging gardens, had police force, postal service and astronomy, science

Nebuchadnezzar, Babylon

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Controlled territory from Asia to India, paid taxes, his King made roads to connect empire, used weight system for money, had Zoroaster

Persians, Darius

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Had good and evil God, uplifted God by action,

Zoroaster

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Greatest sailors and traders, produced purple dyes, setup colonies n America Spain and Sicily, they developed alphabet

Phoenicians