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15 Cards in this Set

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Urban
City
Plateau
High, flat land
Alluvial Plain
Low, flat land formed from fine soils deposeted by a river
Tributaries
Branches
Silt
A mixture of bits of rock and soil
Drought
A long time with little or no rain
Irrigation
The use of connected ditches, canals and dikes to move water
Technology
Skills and knowledge to make products or meet goals
Ziggurat
A huge mud-brick temple
Government
An organized system that is used to make laws and decisions
City-state
A city and the farm lands around it
Monarchy
One person had complete authority
Authority
Right
Surplus
Extra supply
Merchants
People who buy and sell goods to make a living