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Mesopotamian Summative

Study for 6th grade
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created November 14, 2016
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QuestionAnswer
What is a way to supply dry land with water through ditches, pipes, or streams?irrigation
What is an independent nation made up of a city and the land around it?city-state
What is a belief in more than one god?polytheism
Who is a person who copies or writes out documents, often a record keeper?scribe
What is a pyramid shaped tower with a temple at the top?ziggurat
What is a group of merchants who travel together for safety, usualloy with camels?caravan
What is a district within a larger country or empire?province
What is a group of many different lands under one ruler?empire
What is a sumerian writing system that used wedge-shaped marks madein soft clay?cuneiform
What is one positive effect of the Tigris and Euphrates flodding?fertile soil deposited
What is one negative effect of the Tigris and Euprates river flooding?damage and destruction
Where is Mesopotamia located?Middle East
Why did the Sumerians build walls around their city-states?protection
How did the Sumerians develop a 12 month calendar?position of planets and stars
This is an important line that marks the start of each dayInternational date line
This is an important line that divides the earth into the northern and southern hemisphereequator
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