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Fertile Crescent
Curved shaped area between the Tigris and Euphrates River that provdes rich farmland
City-state
A city that has its own independent government
Monotheism
The belief in one god
Silt
Mud leftover from flood waters that provided rich soil in which to grow crops
Dynasty
A series of rulers from a single family
Empire
Made up of several peoples, nations, or previously independent states under the control of one ruler
Irrigation
These carry river water to fields so that early civilization had the ability to produce a surplus of crops
Cultural diffusion
The process of a new idea or product spreading from one culture to another
Hammurabi
He put together a long-lasting code of law