chapter 15 section 1 and 2 vocab.

Geography
oasis
a place in a desert where water can be found
delta
a flat plain formed on the seabed where a river deposits material over many years
nomad
people who move place to place without a permanent home
urbanization
people in a area move into cities and those cities grow larger
pharaoh
king of ancient Egypt
theocracy
a government based on religion
hieroglyphics
a system of writing using pictures and other symbols
mummy
a body that has been preserved so it will not decompose

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