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G6- SS ch4

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problems and solutions of the sumerians
Food shortage led to people moving to the plans which led to an uncontrolled water supply causing Mesopotamia to build irrigation systems.
This let to fights / stealing and eventually cooperation and team work.
Food shortage
Population increased in Mesopotamia causing a food shortage and people to move to the plains (Sumer )
uncontrolled water supply
Sumerians used leaves, canals and dams
city-states
Each settlement had its own ruler and farm land - like a small country.
Irrigation systems
People had to work together to take care of the system, causing them to live in larger communities.
Mesopotamia
Land between two rivers (Tigris and Euphrates )
Sumer
Plains, lacked natural barriers to keep out enemies.