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Cards (14)

Section 1

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technology

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Application of science to help people

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specilization

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Individuals may become relatively better at producing the good they specialize in

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Babylonians

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A group of people who conquered the Sumerians. They had a very famous king named Hammurabi. Hammurabi created nearly 300 laws known as Hammurabi's Code of Laws, the old known legal system based on the concept of "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth".

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River Civilization

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four places where humans first built cities

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domesticate

Front

to tame; to bring plants or animals under human control

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artifact

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Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier time, such as those excavated by archaeologists

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fossil

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A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.

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Hammurabi

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Amorite ruler of Babylon (r. 1792-1750 B.C.E.). He conquered many city-states in southern and northern Mesopotamia and is best known for a code of laws, inscribed on a black stone pillar, illustrating the principles to be used in legal cases.

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Sumarians

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Ancient people who lived in the geographical region of sumer

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historian

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People who record the past and study written records A person who studies the past

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archaeologist

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a scientist who learns about ancient people by studying the things they left behind

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nomad

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wandering from place to place

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anthropologist

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A scientist who studies human development and culture

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Assyrians

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very harsh people who exploited the use of iron weapons to build their Mesopotamian empire, which lasted less than 100 years. they had a king with absolute power

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