Essay On Ancient Mesopotamia

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Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia people lived thousands of years before us. They were one of the first civilizations to actually settle down and take in farming. According to the article They settled in the Fertile Crescent. The Fertile Crescent was a marshy area, perfect for growing plants. Mesopotamia was so inventive they made the wheel.

Ancient Mesopotamia lived centuries ago in modern day Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Kuwait, and Iran. According to the article They lived from about 5,000 BCE to 3,500 BCE.They lived in a very marshy area meaning plants grew faster and were stronger. Since they lived near two rivers (Mesopotamia means land between two rivers) this means they could have easy access to watering their crops. According to the article Mesopotamia invented many things here are a few of them, chariots, writing, mathematics, plows, the wheel, and the sailboat.
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They traded their goods like crops for other goods like tools or minerals. Here are a few of the crops they had, wheat, barley, grapes, figs, melons, eggplants, radishes, onions, lettuce, and sesame seeds. They also raised some livestock like sheep, cows, and goats. They also started learning how to cook food. Many other civilizations were considered Mesopotamians also. This was the start of a more well built and stronger civilizations.

In conclusion the Mesopotamians lived thousand of years ago. They invented many things and mainly farmed. This was a result of the Fertile Crescent. These inventions still affect us today. Including the plow which has saved hundred of hours of farming and has made it easier. Still to this day we still use the wheel and sailboats. One other thing they made was mathematics which is now used in our normal day life. Daily life is now much easier because of these
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