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AREA GOOD FOR AGRICULTURE
BELEIF IN MANY GODS
BETWEEN THE RIVERS
STORY EXPLAINING PEOPLE'S BELEIFS
WHAT ATTRACTED PEOPLE TO THE FERTILE CRESCENT
SUMERIAN ZIGGURAT WAS MADE OF TERRACES, ONE ON TOP OF THE OTHER, BECAUSE
Sumerians believed the gods could use it to descent to the Earth
WHAT WAS THE MAIN CAUSE OF WARS BETWEEN THE SUMERIAN CITY STATES?
disputes over land and water rights
WHY WERE SCRIBES IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN SUMER?
they kept records for kings and priests
IN ORDER TO TRADE GOODS, A blank PASSES BETWEEN CITIES
WHAT WAS A MILITARY INNOVATION OF THE ASSYRIANS?
WHO UNITED SUMER'S CITY STATES INTO ONE LARGE EMPIRE?
WHICH GROUP MADE IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTUTIONS TO ASTRONOMY
WHY IS THE FERTILE CRESCENT CALLED THE FERTILE CRESCENT?
it has fertile soil
WHY WERE THE SUMERIAN CITIES INDEPENDANT?
they had nothing to trade with each other
WHEN MANY TERRITORIES AND PEOPLE ARE CONTROLLED BY ONE GOV. THAT GOV. IS CALLED A
COTTON CLOTH AND SPICES WERE SOLD IN THE
THE GREATEST KING OF THE CHALDEANS WAS
THE CAPITOL OF AN EMPIRE THAT STRETCHED FROM PRESENT DAY TURKEY TO THE PERSIAN GULF WAS
WHY WAS BABYLON A NATURAL CROSSROADS OF TRADE?
it was located between Akkad and the cities of Sumer
WHICH CITY WAS FAMOUS FOR IT'S LIBRARY THAT HAD THOUSANDS ON CLAY TABLETS?
WHY WAS MESOPOTAMIA ALSO KNOWN AS THE LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS?
it was between the Tigris and Euphrates River's