Early River Civilizations and the Enviroment

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Lesson 3 and 4 6-1.3

Shatt al Arab

the point where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers join
Flows to Persian Gulf

Cradle of Civilization

The land between the two Rivers


the land between the Tigris and Euphrates

Continued: Lesson 4



A region of city-states in Mesopotamia that was home to the first civilization.


A nation of linked villages or cities

Law Codes

Rules by which people had to live




A piece of reed used for writing


Symbols and Script instead of Pictures


Pyramid-shaped Tower

Code of Hammurabi

The most progressive set of laws of the era


Level of Power


monumental architecture, from Ancient Egypt; used as burial sites for pharaohs.


Another name for the Indus civilization


Skilled Craftspeople

Lesson 3 words



Small Particles of soil or rock


lines that are used to predict the level of the water when the Nile flood

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