What new skill made agriculture possible?
People coming together to build communities
The region always had agriculture
Check all that apply: How did farming change the communities people lived in?
There is more food for everyone
The women didn't have to do as much work as the men
People settled into one place and built communities
It hurt the amounts of animals that were in the areas
Different jobs developed (potters, weavers, tool makers, story tellers, and so on)
What are city-states?
A place where people couldn't decide if it was a city of a state.
A wide flat plane in present day Iraq.
The first Mesopotamia city.
An independent state that includes a city and it's surrounding territory.
Cuneiform is a system of writing that uses shaped things.
How did the priests and kings of Sumer support each other?
The King would leave the priests alone so they won't get disturbed
The King would respect the priests
In turn, the priests would say the gods had sent the king to rule
In turn, the priests would bow down to the king and thank him
What Sumerian cultural traits did the Akkadian people share?
There governmental laws and punishments were simalar
They were related and shared same customs
They both were very violent
They both had rulers
Hammurabi's code was important because you would be brutally punished
would be put in jail for a long time( would be brutally punished, would die, would be put in jail for a long time ) if you did not follow his laws.
How did Sargon and Hammurabi keep control of their large empires?
They just dealt with every problem they faced
They worked with other people to make everyone feel included
They were strict and came up with systems that worked
They didn't everything went into chaos