Three Stages Of The Nile Essay

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The Three Stages Of The Nile
Most of the Egyptian Empire is desert, but along the Nile River the soil is rich and good for growing crops. Ancient Egypt was during 3100-2686 B.C. The three most important crops were wheat, flax, and papyrus. Wheat was the main stable food of the Egyptians. They used it to make bread. The Egyptians get all this from the river and its stages. First there is the drought where everything is dry. Second a flooding season happens. Last is the farming season where everyone is growing crops in fields. The River nile is in Africa. It originates in Burundi, (See Appendix A) south of the equator, and flows northward through northeastern Africa, eventually flowing through the Egyptian Empire, and finally draining into the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile and its three stages are important discovery of Ancient Egypt, Middle East because of the advancement in water, science, farming, and environmental it had on the region.
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The Nile river and its lakes are home to over one hundred species of fish. Animals that live near the river are crocodiles, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, etc. The Egyptians couldn’t live without the Nile river, but if we live without the river then we would have a different life. The environmental impact the Nile river has on us is bigger than we think it is. The Nile River has certainly played a critical role in the history of ancient Egypt. People have been using the nile river for fishing and growing crops for food. This river has given us water for a long time. About fifty five point five percent of all of our water come from the Nile in America today. The environmental impact it has on our land is the food, animals, and water it provides for us. The nile also provide us wheat, barley, vegetables, figs, melons, pomegranates, and vines. So if the nile were polluted or anything else concerning the safety we would not be here where we are
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