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1 CH. 2 World History

2 FERTILE CRESCENT Your Name The name given by scholars to an arc of rich farmland in South west Asia in the midst of a dry region

3 CITY-STATE Your Name A city and its surrounding lands that functioned much like an independent country

4 POLYTHEISM Your Name The Belief in more than one god

5 EMPIRE Your Name A collection of several peoples,nations, or once-independent states brought together under one ruler

6 PHAROAH Your Name An Egyptian god-king who was as splendid as the gods of the heavens

7 HIEROGLYPHS Your Name An Egyptian system of writing that used pictures to represent sounds as well as ideas

8 HARAPPAN Your Name A name for the Indus Valley civilization that refers to one of the planned cities of that civilization.

9 MANDATE OF HEAVEN Your Name The belief that just one Chinese ruler had divine approval, which was central to the Chinese view of government

10 MESOPOTAMIA Your Name The land framed by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, where the Sumerians built large irrigation systems

11 DYNASTY Your Name A series of rulers from a single family

12 HAMMURABI Your Name The ruler of the Babylonian empire from B.C. who est. a uniform code of laws.

13 DELTA Your Name A broad, marshy, triangular area of land formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of a river.

14 THEOCRACY Your Name A government in which rule is based on religious authority

15 PYRAMIDS Your Name The immense structure that was a resting place for Egyptian kings after death

16 FEUDALISM Your Name A system in which a king lets nobles use his land in return for military service and protection of the people

17 PAPYRUS Your Name A paper-like sheet for writing made by Egyptians out of marsh reeds

18 SUBCONTINENT Your Name The landmass that includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, tall mountains separate it from the rest of Asia

19 MONSOON Your Name A seasonal wind in Asia

20 LOESS Your Name Fertile soil blown from the deserts into rivers that deposit it as silt when they overflow their banks

21 DYNASTIC CYCLE Your Name A term used by historians to describe a pattern of rise, decline, and replacement of dynasties

22 Your Name


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