Mesopotamia Research Paper

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Mesopotamia, the earliest of civilizations in the region between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. Civilization developed in Mesopotamia because the soil provided a surplus of food. This surplus allowed people to settle down to village life and with these new settlements, towns and cities were created, a process known as urbanization. With settlements and a surplus of food came an upsurge in the population, a distinct division of labor, organization, mutual aid and monarchy. Due to its advances in trade and interactions within communities, Mesopotamia had many languages and cultures. The Indo-Europeans established a fundamental base for languages that were spoken in many near regions. Because of the different migrations that took place within
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