Huang He's Effect On Early Civilization

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The Gobi desert, high Himalayas, and the surrounding seas isolated China, which obviously and greatly impacted early civilization. In all the land that China offered, only a small amount of the land was able to support crops, the land in the North Plain. Naturally, early settlers chose this land where crops thrived because of the loess that was left there by floods that the Huang He caused. Since China is a land with many hills, they had to cut terraces into yellow slopes to create leveled land before being able to settle there. Because of the limited fertile land, early settlers could not raise any cattle so they did not eat meat very often. Though the Huang He carried many good things that helped early China thrive, it also carried the very
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