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Social Studies

Chapter 4 Quiz

Mesopotamia means Land between rivers
Sumer First civilization ever in southern Mesopotamia.
irrigation To supply land with water.
levee Earthen dam
silt fine particles in water
city-state a city is like a independent country
What do you call the high, elevated land in the North of Mesopotamia? Plateu
What do you call the low, flat land in the South of Mesopotamia? Plain
What country is Mesopotamia in know? Iraq
What are the two rivers that run through Mesopotamia? Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
What's another name for Mesopotamia? Fertile Cresent.
What Sumerians need to do because of food shortages in the Zagros Mts? Moved to the plains of Sumer.
What did the Sumerians do to keep their uncontrolled water supply controlled? 1. levee 2. reservoir 3. irrigation canals
Because of silt clogs what did the Sumerians need to do? Cooperate to maintain canals.
Because of the uncontrolled water supply, people started to attack their neighbors. What did the Sumerians do to stop this. 1. made walls 2. made moats 3. created an army
Created by: carly_hirshka
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