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    Chloe Robinson Chloe Robinson 11/10/12 Period 7 A Day in the Life of a Slave Slaves. The worse kind of person to be in Mesopotamia. They live on the bottom class. And that is exactly what I am. I work twelve hours straight each day for a farmer. The bad part is there are no breaks. “Hey You!” my head shot straight up. I pointed at myself. “Yeah‚ You!” As I walked toward

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    Mesopotamia Geography

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    Mesopotamia’s geography played an important role in society. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers were crucial to the people of mesopotamia. The geography of Mesopotamia helped the people in ways of providing a keen land for farming‚ a method of transportation‚ and a polytheistic religion for society to follow. The unpredictable flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers led to many advances as well as a mesopotamian religion. The people of mesopotamia believed in many gods that would control the natural

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    Mesopotamia and Egypt

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    Both Mesopotamia and Egypt developed their civilizations centered on rivers‚ but these rivers were polar opposites. Mesopotamia was between two rivers called the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Egypt’s civilization developed around the Nile River. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers differed from the Nile River. The Nile River was calm‚ and the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers were wild and very unpredictable. Since these rivers had opposite behaviors‚ Mesopotamia’s specialty was in irrigation‚ while Egypt was a

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    not the end all‚ be all. It does however affect the stage a great deal. Mountainous areas act as blockades‚ which keep the societies independent‚ plains open up the area‚ and rivers enable everything to move around freely. 2 In Mesopotamia‚ the Tigris and Euphrates River played a tremendous role in the formation of this great early society. Human beings first developed agriculture in the hills of northern Irag and urban life was first established in the south under harsh conditions. (Gretz et al

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    it was the only source of fresh water.Before 3100 B.C.‚ there were no capital cities. Some areas including‚ Abydos‚ Hierakonpolis‚ and Naqaba were areas that could be consider centers of settlements and tombs. Mesopotamia is between two rivers‚ the Tigris and Euphrates. Mesopotamia is made up of two regions‚ northern and southern. Northern Mesopotamia has fertile land due to the seasonal rains and the rivers flowing up and down the mountains. It is made up plains and hills. Early settlers used the

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    ” • The land is supplied by water from both the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. • Land is mostly flat‚ but borders mountains. • Similar to the Nile River‚ both rivers would flood yearly and cause the crops of the land to be much more plentiful than in surrounding areas. However‚ these rivers are much stronger than the Nile which would create a much worse flooding. • Irrigation from the Euphrates is possible throughout the year; also from the Tigris‚ but due to it being much faster flowing it is more

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    Water Policy in Turkey

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    East? Should the water sources of Turkey be shared with other countries of the Middle East?” Water Wealth: Empowering Turkey Politically and Economically in the Middle East Introduction Turkey’s water policy of damming the Euphrates and Tigris is in fact justified because there are water shortages in the Middle East and the world as a whole. This is largely due to massive population growth experienced across the world since the end of World War Two‚ as well as climate change which has created

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    Geography Is Destiny

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    The Egyptians adapted their way of life by building their civilization around the significant advantages of the Nile River. The Mesopotamians were not as lucky to have a river with such stability as the Nile; they were left with the Euphrates and Tigris River which forced them to alter and build their civilization countering the disadvantages they faced. The Indus Valley also adapted‚ but took advantage of their location which was surrounded by mountains‚ ocean and desert opening up many possibilities

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    Humanities 101

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    Humanities 101 Midterm Review Weeks 1 and 2 Mesopotamia: Sumerians‚ Akkadian‚ Babylonian‚ Assyrian Euphrates River Tigris River Fertile Crescent Uruk Cuneiform: wedge or nail shape marks pressed into wet clay –used for over 3000 years Sumerians 3500-2350 Located in lower Mesopotamia Between the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers Part of the Fertile Crescent Invented writing and beer (Kassi) Purpose? Records of goods and services 2700 BCE: rough date assigned the historical Gilgsmesh‚ King

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    political aspects‚ economic aspects‚ religious aspects‚ social aspects‚ intellectual aspects‚ and architectural aspects. In Egyptian society‚ the Nile river was very consistent and predictable with its flooding‚ rather than Mesopotamia‚ where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers were very sporadic with their flooding‚ and caused Mesopotamian societies to be very different. One major difference between the Egyptian and Mesopotamian societies‚ was the government. In Egypt‚ there were many peasant villages

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