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5 Cards in this Set

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The Sumarians (contributions)
1. first writing
2. irrigation
3. first cities
4. trade-barter
5. architecture
6. surplus food supply
Babylonians (contributions)
1. one of the world's 1st empires
2. the importance of having laws codified
3. the 3 fundamental principles of Hammurabi's Code
Phoenicians (contributions)
1. alphabet
2. trading colonies
3. missionaries of civilization
Hebrews/Jews (contributions)
1. Monotheism
2. Old Testament
3. High Morals
Persians (contributions)
1. Excellent road system
2. Standardized weights and measures
3. Standardized coinage
4. Respect for other cultures