SS3 Abbigail Whitman

SS3 Abbigail Whitman

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  • Mesopotamia is in Iraq. Iraq is in West Asia.
  • Hi, I live in Mesopotamia. We have to rivers called Tigris and Euphrates.
  • People that lived in Zagros moved to Sumer because they didn't have enough land to farm.
  • One of the problems the Sumerians faced was the rivers flooded Sumer.
  • They built irrigation systems and levees to control the water.
  • The farmers had to clean the canals regularly.
  • Some times the irrigation systems would clogged with silt.
  • Eventually the Sumerians made cities.
  • As the cities grew many people interacted, the main thing they fought over was the right to use more water
  • The advancements helped Sumer rise were the problems, but also the solutions.
  • There's still a lot more to learn about Mesopotamia but Ill let you learn more by yourself
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