FC: Valentina Durango River valleys
1: Table of contents | China Pages 2-3 | Mesopotamia Pages 4-5 | Egypt Pages 6-7 | Indus Pages 8-9
3: China | -China has a strong central government -They planned cities on a grid system -china is the fourth largest country in the world -Ice cream was invented in china around 2000 B.C -Chinese people believe in Buddah and his teachings -Each year is represented by an animal -Chinese have grown rice since 5000 B.C -China is located in eastern Asia, bordering the east china sea, Korea bay,yellow sea, & south china sea. -China has a plumbing and sewage system -The Chinese languages been written in a uniform way .
5: Mesopotamia | -Mesopotamian religion did not believe in the after life -Mesopotamians invented the wheel, plow, irrigations system and the sailboat -It was the first civilization -each of its city-states had its own good -Mesopotamia was made up of individual city-states controlled by different powers -they have 4 main gods, earth, water, air, and the heavens -Mesopotamia was was located between the Tigris & Auphrates. -Mesopotamia means ' the land between the rivers' -the region today is called Iraq -the earliest inhabitants of ancient Mesopotamia were called Sumerians.
7: Egypt | - One of the worlds oldest continuous civilizations -Egypt is located in North Africa bordering the Mediterranean sea. -Arabic is the official language -The religion they practice is Muslim - The Pyramids of Giza -It has a desert climate with hot. dry summers and moderate winters -Egyptians were the first people to invent writing -The 365 days calendar and the 24 hour division of the day are Egyptian inventions -they also practice mummification
9: Indus | - They used a written language -created the plumbing and sewage system -began the Hindu culture -they had a very strong central government -always had their major building in the center -they planned their cities m a grid system -it is a subcontinent because it has mountains to the north, rivers to east and west and a body of water to south -it is between Indus and Ganges river -it had monsoons