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Why was the Nile River a source of unity in Ancient Egypt?
6.4.02 Describe the purposes and structure of governments.
6.4.spi.1 recognize types of government (i.e. formal/informal, monarchy, direct/indirect democracy, republics, theocracy).
6.4.spi.2. recognize the steps that give rise to complex governmental organizations (i.e., nomadic, farming, village, city, city-states, states).Standards
–noun, plural -ties.
a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one.A source of Unity
Cataracts: Waterfalls (or shallow, rocky stretches of river, sometimes with whitewater rapids).A source of Unity
The Upper Egypt.Narmer Palette is a significant Egyptian archeological find, dating from about the 31st century BC, containing some of the earliest hieroglyphic inscriptions ever found. It is thought by some to depict the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the king Narmer. On one side the king is depicted with the White crown of Upper (southern) Egypt and the other side depicts the king wearing the Red Crown of Lower (northern) Egypt.A source of Unity
Details Upper Egypt.
Deposits rich soil for planting
The Importance of the Nile River.
Water source for crop irrigation
Egypt’s main transportation route
Essential Question: Upper Egypt.
How did nature affect Egyptians’ religious beliefs?
Soldiers could travel on the Nile River to conquer Lower Egypt. People Could travel along the Nile to trade and communicate between regions