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Chapter FOUR The Rise of Sumerian City-States

Chapter FOUR The Rise of Sumerian City-States

Regions/Features of Fertile Crescent Tigris Euphrates Zagros Mts. Foothills Plains Sumer Mesopotamia “Land between

Regions/Features of Fertile Crescent Tigris Euphrates Zagros Mts. Foothills Plains Sumer Mesopotamia “Land between two rivers” Iraq

Seas in the Middle East Red Sea Mediterranean Sea of Galilee Dead Sea Black

Seas in the Middle East Red Sea Mediterranean Sea of Galilee Dead Sea Black Sea Caspian Sea Aral Sea of Azov (near Black Sea)

Geographic Challenges(Problems) Food shortages in the hills Flooding/drought (too much, too little water) Irrigation

Geographic Challenges(Problems) Food shortages in the hills Flooding/drought (too much, too little water) Irrigation system clogs between villages (silt) City-states fight/attack each other

Solutions to Geo Challenges Moved onto the river plains (between two rivers) Built irrigation

Solutions to Geo Challenges Moved onto the river plains (between two rivers) Built irrigation system Work together Built walls and dug moats around citystates

Advantages to Living in (Zagros) Foothills Mild weather Plentiful rain Wood for shelters Stones

Advantages to Living in (Zagros) Foothills Mild weather Plentiful rain Wood for shelters Stones for tool-making Natural barriers

Climate/Land Conditions in Sumer Hot sun Windy Dry OR lack of rain Floods at

Climate/Land Conditions in Sumer Hot sun Windy Dry OR lack of rain Floods at various times in year Hard soil Flat Lack of natural resources No natural barriers

Parts of an Irrigation System Canals Dams Levees Holes Reservoirs Original water source, river

Parts of an Irrigation System Canals Dams Levees Holes Reservoirs Original water source, river

Key Features of a City-State Walls surrounding city made of mud bricks Moats Farms

Key Features of a City-State Walls surrounding city made of mud bricks Moats Farms on outside Irrigation system Independent government/laws

Names of City-States Kish Ur Urak/Uruk Akkad Babylon Assyria Landash

Names of City-States Kish Ur Urak/Uruk Akkad Babylon Assyria Landash

Modern Day Countries around Mesopotamia Iraq Iran Jordan Syria Saudi Arabia Israel Kuwait Turkey

Modern Day Countries around Mesopotamia Iraq Iran Jordan Syria Saudi Arabia Israel Kuwait Turkey Egypt Lebanon