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LA History

LAH Places and Regions-LEAP PREP

Land and climatic conditions good for human settlement fresh water, fertile soil, mild climate, located near a body of water.
refers to the cutting and burning of forests or woodlands to create fields for agriculture or pasture for livestock, or for a variety of other purposes. It is sometimes part of shifting cultivation agriculture, and the ash serves as fertilizer. Slash and burn farming
A way of supplying water to an area of land Irrigation
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that can make land ideal for farming silt
a triangle shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a river delta
rulers of Egypt Pharaohs
A huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a later form of Egyptian that allowed historians to understand Egyptian writing. The Rosetta Stone
Land between two rivers Tigris and Euphrates River
area from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean. Flooding created good fertile soil. They used canals to control the flooding. Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia
A link between Alaska and Siberia that was above sea level during the Ice Age between 13,000 and 10,000 years ago and provided a route for prehistoric people and animals to cross into the Americas. Bering Land Bridge
located in Asia- eastern border between India and China. Served as protection. Himalaya Mountains
Pakistan, India. Farming found here 5,000 years before Egypt Indus River
Area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first civilizations began. People in this area used terrace farming Fertile Crescent
is a leveled section of a hilly cultivated area, designed as a method of soil conservation to slow or prevent the rapid surface runoff of irrigation water. The plow increased agricultural productivity. A terrace
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