SS6 Eli Clark

SS6 Eli Clark

Storyboard Text

  • This is Mesopotamia it is in Iraq. There are two main rivers the Tigris river, and the Euphrates river.
  • People moved to the rolling foothills of Zagros. Then there was a problem they ran out of space to grow crops.
  • Then people moved to Sumer
  • One day the Tigris and Euphrates river flooded because of rain and melted snow flooded in to them.
  • To stop the problem the farmers built levees and had irrigation systems.
  • These irrigation canals had to be cleaned because of silt that had clogged them. Then farmers would have to clean them daily.
  • Then when all of the canals were clogged they had to work together as a community.
  • Then people decided to fight over there water use, and clogged other people's canals.
  • Overall Sumer was a hard but a good place to live. People help each other and some help with making or helping things.
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