6.2 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social             structures of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush.

    1.  Locate and describe the major river systems and discuss the physical settings that                 supported permanent settlement and early civilizations.
    2.  Trace the development of agricultural techniques that permitted the production of                 economic surplus and the emergence of cities as centers of culture and power.
    3.  Understand the relationship between religion and the social and political order in                      Mesopotamia and Egypt.
    4.  Know the significance of Hammurabi's Code. 


Students:  To answer your questions, just click on the links below and follow the directions. Click on "PowerPoint Presentations"  to see a summary of Mesopotamian culture.

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Mesopotamia
at a glance

Mesopotamia
Maps

Development of
Writing

PowerPoint
Presentations
Religion
Ziggurat
Teacher Printable
Questions