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When not all people had to work at producing and some could do other jobs this resulted.
Division of Labor
Where was Sumer located?
Mesopotamia
What was the main way that people made a living?
Agriculture
When you produce more food than you need, you have a __________
Surplus
What is the name of the two rivers in Sumer?
Tigris and Eupharates
How did the Sumerians control the rivers?
They build dikes and dug canals
Sumer had a number of ________ _________
City-states
Each city-state in Sumer was this type of government.
Monarchy
This religious temple made of mud bricks was gound in the center of each city.
Ziggurat