The Geography of Greece. Learning to : Identify the geographic factors that contribute and impede the spread of the people in Greece Looking for : Mountains, lack of fertile soil. The Geography of Greece and Early People. The Geography . Many Peninsulas.
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Learning to: Identify the geographic factors that contribute and impede the spread of the people in Greece
Looking for: Mountains, lack of fertile soil
The Geography ...
-About 66% of the Greek mainland is
-Isolated different city-states
-People settled along the narrow coast
-Limited soil allowed for growing cash crops but needed to acquire grain crops
-Irregular coastline allowed for easy shipping of products
Greece’s mountains made it hard for its early people to develop a sense of unity
-Short Mountain Ranges
-Kept villages apart
Rivers were short and did not aid in travel between villages
The geography tells us a lot about how the early
Strong sense of identity
Three things in common with all city-states