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River Valley Civilization Dbq

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Have you ever thought that everything had to start somehow? Like where did the wheel come from, or how did we start writing? Many people take these inventions for granted or don’t care about who worked hard to create them. Without these inventions, we wouldn’t have cars, a written language, or certain rules. Around 3500 B.C., the first, ancient River Valley civilizations were Sumeria, Egypt, and China. These civilizations were located in what is now southwestern Asia. Each had great contributions to the future societies. To start, the Sumerians created cuneiform script. It was the world’s first written language. (Doc. 1) Cuneiform means wedge shaped. (OI) People who were specially trained could become scribes. The scribes were the people
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