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Fertile Crescent

provided the best farming because of rich soil, was shaped like a crescent


earliest civilization that developed around 3500 BC


worlds FIRST writing system


system based on pictures

Code of Hammurabi

worlds first written code of law

The Nile River

Where Egyptian civilization began around 3200 BC


paper material made of reeds


Egyptian writing system which was also a pictograph

Rosetta Stone

made it possible to undersand hieroglyphics, written in 3 different languages


the kings of Egypt


seasonal winds

Indus Valley People

they built cities;

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