Compare And Contrast Ancient Egypt And Mesopotamia

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Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia were some of the most successful early civilizations, possibly their most significant advantage was their geographic location. In the case of ancient Egypt, they were majorly located along the Nile river, and they were surrounded by the Sahara desert. Mesopotamia was located in the Fertile Crescent, which (as it’s name suggests) was perfect for farming. In both civilizations, flooding was common due to the close proximity of important rivers. For Egypt, this was obviously the Nile, and Mesopotamia had both Euphrates and Tigris river. This flooding turned their soil, which made it much richer and therefore easier to farm with. Again, both civilizations built dams and other irrigation systems to control the frequent

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