I have to harvest this wheat before the Nile floods!
How did The Nile affect Ancient Egypt?
Mmmm, this fish is going to be good.
Mmm, that guy is going to be delicious...
Lets go just beyond this rock!
How Did the Nile Affect Ancient Egypt?
I built this boat!
I am going to catch a good fish!
The Nile Affected ancient Egypt because it affected when they had to harvest and when they had to plant seed because the river would flood and they can't plant and harvest plants. (Document B)
Nile River in Egypt Map & Details about the Settlements of the Nile
Another way the Nile River affected ancient Egypt is because they depend on it for so many things. It provides water for them. It also provides water for the animals that they eat. The Nile Also provides food for the Egyptians because fish and crustation. They also use the river a lot for transportation.
The Nile affected the ancient Egyptians because it provided them with a lot of jobs. Some jobs are fishermen, boat builders, and sailors. This is very important because they had to have a way to transport food and other goods across the Nile. They also had to have some materials from the river to build structures. Fishermen were important because they caught an important food source, fish.
Moo! Humans! Over here! Were thirsty!
I better get this water to the cows!
Details about settlements along the Nile * The Nile is a huge water source. Their is no other freshwater to use to drink, feed their animals, etc, so they would be drawn to living there anyway. * The Nile can also be used to travel and bring goods to trade with less energy. If you had to use horses or donkeys pulling carts it would take a lot more time and energy.
One economic benefit of the Nile is transportation. They used the Nile river to transport goods to the other cities to sell. If they didn't have the Nile, they would have to use horses nad carts to transport their goods and that takes a lot of energy and time.
We use the Nile a lot to transport goods like fish to other cities to sell. Ooh! there's another fish!
Another way the Nile has an economic benefit on ancient Egypt is because it provides water for not only the Egyptians, but their crops and animals. This is important because if you have no water for your crops and your animals, you cannot sell them for money.