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Middle East TEST part #1

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Cultural diffusion
Earlier farmers and city dwellers created many new inventions to meet their needs.
Cultural diffusion
Other civilization borrowed and changed these inventions.
Anatolian plateau
A large fertile plateau located in Asia Minor
Iranian plateau
Ringed by mountains, dry, and population is small
The Arabian peninsula
A vast plateau that is 1/3 the size of the United States.
The Arabian peninsula
Borders on several bodies of water: The Red Sea, the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf
The Fertile Crescent
An arched shape region that stretches from the eastern Mediterranean along the Tigres and Euphrates Rivers to the Persian Gulf
Mesopotamia
Floods spread fertile soil over this area
Nomadism
During fertile season people move around
Permanent Residency
Stay where they are and make a civilization
Tigres and Euphrates
two major rivers in Mesopotamia
Water security (rights)
Governments help farmers to build dikes and canals to control flooding
Nile
the only river that flows from South to North
dikes and canals
First Civilization's methods of water control
resources of the region
Conquered territories tend to take the region of their conqueror