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1

Flood plain

Fertile soil --> civilizations emerged

2

Mesopotamia

"Land between two rivers"

3

Plain of shinar

Delta of Euphrates & Tigris rivers

4

Prime real estate

Best place to settle and establish sedentary civilizations

5

Surplus

Extra food

6

Irrigation

Moving water and watering farmland

7

Cultural diffusion

Meeting place of people

8

Tigris & Euphrates river

Had environmental advantages --> surplus --> wheat (staple)