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How The Nile Shaped Ancient Egypt

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Water, flood seasons, Ancient Egypt. The Nile was a very important in shaping Ancient Egypt. There would be nothing without the Nile. There wouldn't be people, civilizations, or really anything if the Nile wasn't there. People used the Nile for everything from season to transportation to drinking water. The Nile shaped Ancient Egypt in population distribution, Economics, and Spiritual life. The first way that the Nile shaped Ancient Egypt was through population distribution. According to document A, the map of Ancient Egypt, a lot of people lived among the Nile. But a majority lived by the delta. Living among the Nile and by the delta gave people fresh drinking water, good farmland, and ways of trading and transportation. The Red Land was land desert area that protected …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the nile shaped ancient egypt in population distribution, economics, and spiritual life.
  • Explains how the nile shaped ancient egypt through population distribution and economics.
  • Explains how the nile shaped ancient egypt through economics and spiritual life.
  • Explains how the nile shaped ancient egypt through spiritual life. people worshiped gods and ra was one of them.
  • Concludes that the nile river helped shape ancient egypt through population distribution, economics, and spiritual life.

In document B, the chart and document C, the illustration, people had seasons based on the Nile and farming. In document B it states, “ Crops in the lower Nile harvested and sent to market.” So therefore, without the Nile crops wouldn't grow. Also, people used the Nile for transportation. They had a flood season, a growing season, and a harvest season. If the Nile flooded more than 30 feet, it would flood the villages and if it flooded under 25 feet then it wouldn't be enough water. They transported food, tombs, and obelisks on large barges. Not only did the Nile shape Ancient Egypt through economics but also spiritual life. Finally, the last ways that the Nile shaped Ancient Egypt was through Spiritual Life. In document D, the illustration and document E, the song, they had a religious song for the Nile and they painted pictures and hieroglyphics on the tombs. They worshiped gods and Ra was one of them. People based everything on the Nile and if there was no Nile River then there wouldn't be a civilization in Egypt. The Nile was very important. Indeed, spiritual life was an important part in shaping Ancient

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