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  1. Mesopotamia, "the land between two rivers", depended on the annual flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to make the land fertile. On the fertile land they grew crops, that way the people who were once foragers could now set up a civilization and domesticate plants.
  2. toolmaking
  3. Earth Mother or Female Deity
  4. Middle East
  5. -Believed pharaohs were seen as Gods
    -Polytheistic: believed in many Gods. Drawn with animal heads
    -Believed the afterlife was a journey
    -Prepared the tomb and body for the afterlife

5 True/False questions

  1. Explain how the first Egyptian civilization was shaped by its natural environment.-Natural barriers = no influence or threat
    -Nile river: provided annual floodings -> fertile land. Communication
    -Papyrus used to make a type of paper
    -Access to metals

          

  2. What are the indicators of a civilization?Middle East

          

  3. Swidden culture describescrop shifting

          

  4. Why did Neolithic peoples form permanent settles communities? What were the advantages and disadvantages?Before people were hunter-gatherers, they were nomadic and constantly on the move looking for food. However, once humans began domesticating crops, they were able to form communities. An advantage of this was the ability to grow larger families now that there was more food. The communities were also much more stable. However, being that they relied heavily on the crops, when crops failed there was famine. With more people, there were also more conflicts.

          

  5. Define the term social divisions as it is used in the text. Describe the social divisions within Mesopotamian society, and indicate the reasons for those divisions.-Believed pharaohs were seen as Gods
    -Polytheistic: believed in many Gods. Drawn with animal heads
    -Believed the afterlife was a journey
    -Prepared the tomb and body for the afterlife