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Why did early civilizations develop in Mesopatamia?
Because of the Tigres and Euphrates rivers and rich, fertile land
List the ways in which the Sumerians controlled their physical development.
Levees, irrigation, canals, buildings
Why did Sumerians set up governmants?
Had to learn to work together to be organized, had laws that told them what to do.
Why were priests important in Sumerian society and what was their role in the society?
They were kings, controlled the land, ran the schools, and were connected with the gods.
For what kinds of change is Hammurabi given credit?
Reorganized tax system, worshiping one god, began government housing, improved irrigation.
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