stretches in a large, crescent-shaped curve from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea
A wide, flat plain in present-day Iraq (it also means "between two rivers")
What two rivers is Mesopotamia between?
This means to supply water to crops
a city and its surrounding territory
Exchanging goods without using money
worship of many gods
system of writing that used triangular shapes that stand for ideas and things
What was the weather like in Mesopotamia
What was the geography of Northern Mesopotamia like?
What three geographic features surround Mesopotamia?
What is NOT a challenge farmers in Mesopotamia faced?
What technology did Sumerian farmers NOT use to make the land fertile?
How did Sumerians transport goods?
How many social classes did the Sumerians have?
Who was in the upper class?
Who was in the middle class?
Who was in the lowest class?
Why were priests so powerful?
Why did Sumerians need a system of writing?