FC: River Valley Civilation | By: Linda Viste
1: Table Of Contents Mesopotamia 2-3 Egypt 4-5 Indus 6-7 China 8-9
2: Mesopotamia Valley
3: -Mesopotamia is between the Tigris and Euphrates River. -Mesopotamia is located in present day Iraq. -Mesopotamia has a limit of natural resources. -Most of the people in Mesopotamia are polytheistic. -Mesopotamian city states are always at war. -Mesopotamia has 282 laws (Hammurabi's code). -Mesopotamians created the wheel and sail and also the 60 second unit. -Mesopotamia language is cuneiform. -Mesopotamians plow to make farming easier. -Mesopotamian priest would have more power than Mesopotamian kings and queens.
4: Egypt Valley
5: -Nile River is located in Egypt -Egypt's weather is hot and dry. -Egypt's Nile River runs south to north. -Pharaohs ruled as kings. Kings where believed to be gods. -Lower class Egyptians were slaves. -Egypt used to be divided into higher and lower kingdoms. -In 3000 B.C. Egypt united into one kingdom. -Egypt is located North of Africa. -Egypt is one of the oldest continuous civilization. -Today Egypt has around 78 million people living in Egypt.
6: Indus Valley
7: -Indus is located between the Indus River and Ganges River. -Indus weather is monsoons meaning seasonal winds that bring rain or dry air. -Indus rivers flood causing rich soil. -The Himalayas locate on the North of Indus. -Indus is a subcontinent. -Indus major buildings are located in the center or cities. -Beginning of Hinduism started in Indus. -Number system was invented in Indus by scientist Aryabhatta. -Indus is the 6th largest country. -Indus used to be one of the richest countries till early 17th Century.
8: China Valley
9: -China has the Himalayas to the south and Gobi Desert to the north. -In China their main importance are families and honor. -Most of Chinas building are made of wood. -China has its own written language. -China is the 4th largest country in the world. -China is over populated. -China obligate men between the age of 18-22 to work in the military for 2 years. -The Great Wall is located in china. -China is the one of the world's largest producers of cotton and silk. -China is known by its famous artifacts.