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Hominid
An early human like creature
Prehistory
A time before written records
Nomads
People who often move from place to place
Land Bridges
Strips of dry land between continents caused by dropping sea levels
Irrigation
A system of bringing water from rivers to crops an every bit of available land
Civilization
A highly complex culture with growing cities and economic activity
Division of Labor
Organization of society in which each person preforms a specific task
History
a written record of human civilization
Dynasty
A ruling family that passes power from one generation to the next
Pharaohs
Ancient Egyptian kings
Hieroglyphics
A writing system using pictures and symbols
City-States
Self governing cities, such as those of ancient Greece
Direct Democracy
Government in which citizens take part in making all decisions
Republic
Government in which voters elect leaders
Aqueduct
A bridgelike structure that carries water from mountains to the cities