River Valley Civilizations. Chapter 2. I. The Fertile Crescent. Geography Dominated by desert Locates between the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea Most important are called Mesopotamia (“Land between the Rivers”) – located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
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River Valley Civilizations
c. Solutions to disadvantages
1. irrigation system – used to bring water to crops and collect water to hold for watering
2. trade with the people that lived in the Mountain to the north for natural resources – trades cloth, grain, and crafted tools for stone, metal and wood
C. The Sumerians (cont.)