Nile River Dbq

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How did the Nile River shape Ancient Egypt?
The Nile River is a river that is located in what is now eastern Africa. The Nile River is known for its great length and breathtaking visuals, but it is much more than that with its deep history. The Nile was the Ancient Egyptians' way to success in Ancient Egypt. It allowed for them to grow crops, transport produce, and create new professions. The Nile River allowed for crops to be grown healthily. Due to the Nile’s natural recurring process and the direction in which it flows, it allowed for crops to be grown to the best state possible. Document A shows a map of Ancient Egypt and the fertile land which allowed for many new crops to be grown successfully. The fertile land shown in the image proved that the Nile influenced farming and agriculture in a way which allowed for successful growing. To further show the argument that the Nile impacted agriculture, Document B shows the flood cycle of the Nile during different times and seasons of the year. The Ancient Egyptians had created a calendar based on the flood cycle of the Nile and the time when new crops would be available for …show more content…

However, the Nile served as a way to transport goods. The map of the Nile shown on Document A proves that it could have been used for transporting due to it being located in the middle of the western and eastern deserts where many small villages have been seen, courtesy of Document A. In addition, on Document C, the image of boats in the Nile also conveys that the Nile affected the transferring of goods because it allowed for various modes of transportation to move smoothly from the north and south. This would suggest the idea that the Nile was also used to transport goods and humans from one location to another. Altogether, all the evidence and insight provided shows an in-depth reasoning as to how the Nile River influenced

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