Ancient Mesopotamia

  • Ancient Mesopotamia:

    Ancient Mesopotamia left a legacy of law, literature, and engineering. Watch these 2 videos on this civilization. To go to the sites, copy and paste the addresses into the address bar. Based on your previous reading, your Ages chart, and these videos, do the review packet and answer the following questions:

    1.How long did the civilization last?
    2. What area did it encompass?
    3. What were 3 cities or groups within Mesopotamia?
    4. What was the economic basis of the civilization?
    5. What specific developments did the civilization make that contributed to human progress?
    6. Why might the civilization have failed?
    7. Why did early humans settle near rivers?
    8. Why is Hammurabi important to history?