VOCABULARY FAMOUS NAMES SOCIAL CLASSES ACHIEVEMENTS LATER PEOPLES

100

What is silt?
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks.

100

Who is Gilgamesh?
A legendary figure in Sumerian literature.

100

Who are the kings?
They had been chosen by the gods to rule.

100

What is cuneiform?
A form of writing using wedge-shaped symbols.

100

What is Hammurabi's Code?
This included 282 laws.

200

What is the Fertile Crescent?
A large arc of rich fertile farmland.

200

Who is Sargon?
First ruler to have a permanent army and defeated all the city-states of Sumer.

200

Who are the priests?
They were the links between the Sumerians and the gods.

200

What is the wheel?
This was used for transportation.

200

Who are the Hittites?
This group mastered ironworking and used the chariot in battle.

300

What is canal?
Human-made waterways that controlled the river's flow.

300

Who is Hammurabi?
Babylon's greatest king or monarch.

300

Who were traders?
They traveled to faraway places and had a great impact on Sumerian society.

300

What is the plow?
This invention greatly increased production of food.

300

What is their alphabet?
The Phoenicians helped spread this as they sailed along their trade routes.

400

What is surplus?
More than you need.

400

Who is Nebuchadnezzar?
The most famous Chaldean king.

400

Who are farmers and laborers?
They made up the large working class.

400

What is the number 60?
They invented a math system based on this number.

400

Who are the Chaldeans?
This group rebuilt Babylon into a beautiful city with Hanging Gardens.

500

What is division of labor?
Each worker specializes in a particular task.

500

Who are the Sumerian gods?
Enlil, Enki,Inanna, Utu, and Nanna.

500

Who are the slaves?
They were at the bottom of the social order.

500

What is bronze?
They used this metal to make tools and weapons stronger.

500

Who are the Phoenicians?
This group was famous for their cedar trees.

MESOPOTAMIA and the FERTILE CRESCENT

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