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River Valley Civs.

The Tigris/Euphrates, the Nile, the Indus, and the Huang He/Yangtze Rivers.

TermDefinition
Nile River Delta Triangular area of fertile soil where the Nile River meets the Mediterranean Sea.
Irrigation Bringing water to crops, (all River Valley Civs. used this).
Hindu Kush and Himalaya Mts. Protected cities in the Indus River Valley from invasion.
Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro Cities in the Indus River Valley.
Polytheistic Worshiping more than one god, (almost all River Valley Civs. had this type of religion).
Nubians A civilization that lived along the southern part of the Nile River.
Mesopotamia Another name for the Tigris and Euphrates River Valley.
Hereditary rulers Rulers who inherit power because they are a member of a dynasty, (all River Valley Civs. used this).
Centralized government Having one person in charge of the entire government or civilization, (all River Valley Civs. used this).
Slavery Forcing someone to work without payment, (all River Valley Civs. used this).
Pharoahs Egyptian kings
Huang He River Valley Located in China.
Hieroglyphics Writing system used by the Egyptians and Nubians.
Cuneiform Writing system used by civilizations in the Tigris and Euphrates River Valley.
Egyptians A civilization that lived along the northern part of the Nile River.
Sahara Desert It surrounded the Nile River and protected the Egyptians from invasions.
Created by: Jamesp313