Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/6/09 Life in Ancient Mesopotamia By: Jenn Bexiga, Kevin Maio, Alex Berry, Lindsay Robidoux, and Jen Orcutt The land between two River s I ntroduction Sumer ians inhabited this land from Turkish Plat eau Man changed from being a hunter-gatherer Geography Mesopotamia means "The land between the r ivers between the Tigr is and Euphrates 5/6/09 What was Mesopotamia Like? Climat e ranged from seasons of cool t o hot seasons Temperatures oft en reached over 110 degrees Fahrenheit Exper ienced moderat e rainfall Environment located in the present day countr y of I raq once dominat ed by f loods land along the r ivers produced such crops as Wheat (main far ming crop) Barley Sesame 5/6/09 Trade and Commerce Established because of ir r igation and wheat Established agr iculture Did not have lots of natural resources Had no choice but t o trade 5/6/09 trade Far mers could grow more food then they could eat Sur plus used t o trade for goods and ser vices Trade occur red based on need Used the r ivers t o transpor t goods 5/6/09 Commerce...
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