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F.C. Facts

30 Fertile Crescent Facts

Ranking People according to their jobs led to this. The developement of the first social classes
Why were people able to specialize in jobs in early civilizations? Surpluses in food meant that not everyone had to search for food
How did ancient rulers use public work projects to provide for the defense of the city? Built walls around the city to protect it from the attack.
How did cities change the way people worked? People specialized in jobs for the first time.
How did ancient rulers use public work projects to ensire the cities' food supplies? Built irragation systems, roads, bridges, and kept records of harvest.
What did ancient people invent to record grain harvests and keep accurate records of the seasons? Writing
In the ancient world, who was specially trained to read and write? Scribes
Why were the first laws written? To regulate the behavior of people who were now strangers to one another in cities.
What tasks did the first organized governments perform? Write laws, collect taxes, provide food supply, and maintain defense.
List any three groups of people who developed civilizations in the Fertile Crescent. Akkadians,Assyrians, Babylonians, Hebrews,Hitties, Medes, Persians, and Sumerians.
What developed as a result of the need to control rivers, collect taxes, and build public works projects. The first centralized governments in history.
Created by: cbarbaro