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Ancient River Valley Civilizations

Ms. King

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HuangHe The Nile was used as a ___ to transport goods
Irrigation Wall built to hold back the Huang He's flood waters
farming "Land between the rivers"
Ziggurat Frequent devastating floods caused many of the ancient Chinese to die in this manner
monsoon Built using mud bricks from the silt of the Tigris and Euphrates
inundation To cover with water
HuangHeDelta Causes Indus and Ganges to overflow in the summer
Mediterranean "The Yellow River"
citadels Egyptians believed the afterlife was located here
WestBank Where the Nile Delta empties into
highway Journey made to Ganges river by Hindus to bathe in the river to die by the river banks
famine Forts inside cities built on brick platforms made from the Indus river
silt The Huang He's silt make the land in Northeast China fertile to do this
papyrus The Indus and Ganges rivers flow from ___ in the Himalayan Mountains
dike Flood waters of the Tigris and Euphrates came from melted snow off of these mountains
Mesopotamia Created from silt dropped at the Huang He's mouth
pilgrimage River the ancient Egyptians depended upon
Zargos Flows in the Huang He, causing the riverbed to rise and flood
glaciers Reed that grows on Nile river banks and used to make baskets, sandals, and paper
Nile Farming method used to move water from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers

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