RIVERS AND CIVILIZATIONS
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Why did most of the earliest civilizations arise along the banks of major rivers, and how does this geographical setting help explain the key features of those civilizations?
The earliest river valley civilizations all produced cities, powerful rulers, systems of writing, and an early interest in observing and measuring heavenly objects. Explain why location near a major river might lead to the development of these things.
This title is part of the series: DEBATING THE DOCUMENTS: World History
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