FC: The River Valleys. | by: Summer Wyatt
1: Mesopotamia: page 2-3 Indus: page 4-5 Egypt: page 6-7 China: page 8-9
2: Mesopotamia: | Mesopotamia is the oldest river valley. It is between 2 rivers which are the Tigris and the Euphrates. | The people are polytheistic which means they believe in many gods.
3: they came up with the hammurabi's code; for set of written laws./ | they came up with the wheel and sail to make transportation easier.
4: Between Indus and Ganges Rivers. They have monsoons which are seasonal winds. | They planned cities on a grid system and were the first to have plumbing and a sewage system, | Indus:
5: They had a strong central government, | Their language is not understood by historians.
6: The Nile River provides fertile land. They have a hot dry climate. They are ruled by pharaohs. | Egypt:
7: They use papyrus paper and write using hieroglyphics.
8: Between Yellow and Yangtze river.They have many floods which leave behind loess. | They saw their culture as center of civilized world. They believed in Feudalism which meant the King gave noble land, noble gives military service to the king.
9: China had flood control and irrigation. The also had their on written language. | They had silk, roads, canals, wood buildings, and are known for The Great Wall Of China.