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monarchy
government under the rule of a king or queen
dynasty
line of rulers from one family
cuneiform
sumerian system of writing using wedge-shaped markings
dynasty
line of rulers from one family
theocracy
government in which the same person is both the religious leader and the political leader
bureaucracy
a group of government officials headed by an adminstrator
pharaoh
an egyptian ruler
empire
many territories under one ruler
polytheism
the worship of many gods
hieroglyphics
egyptian writing system
city-state
a city and the land surrounding it