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HISTORY
The recorded events of people
PREHISTORY
Before history
ARCHAEOLOGIST
Scientists who examine objects tolearn about past people and cultures
ORAL TRADITIONS
The written records studied by historians often began as oral stories passed down by word of mouth.
NOMAD
People who had no single, settled home-they moved around.
FERTILE
Rich soil that has substances in it for plants to grow.
DOMESTICATE
To tame
IRRIGATION
A system of canals to supply land with water from another place
SURPLUS
More than is needed. (could be surplus food, water, etc)
ARTISANS
workers who are especially skilled in making items such as baskets,leather goods, tools pottery or cloth.
CIVILIZATION
A society that has cities, a central government run by official leaders and workers who specialize in various jobs.
SOCIAL CLASSES
A group made up of others with similar backgrounds, wealth and ways of living.