These three prosperous societies all owed their success to one thing, geography. Geography affected the River Valley of Ancient Egypt in many ways. The flooding of the Nile River left behind a rich black silt along its river banks, that was used for farming. The Nile River was very predictable and flooded every year from June to September. This lead to a food surplus and a stable society.
This cycle benefited England greatly, especially because of England’s vast water transportation options that allowed them to also increase their economic wellbeing. Natural resources greatly contributed to England’s success in becoming the first European nation to industrialize. b. The increasing population in England also aided in England becoming th... ... middle of paper ... ...l aspects of life in England during the 18th and 19th century. Geography A,1.
From Hollywood to San Francisco, today’s lifestyles in California have been influenced by the Gold Rush. Nevertheless, in a period of civil division and unrest, the gold rush brought about a renewed drive for expansion and entrepreneurship in the U.S. While often criticized for strong immigrant racism, economic corruption, and environmental devastation, this era declared a new chapter in American history and forever set the foundation for the California enterprising spirit. In the book The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream, H.W. Brands, digs down through the myths about the Gold Rush and unearths the fascinating stories of the people, immigrants and Americans alike, who caught America's first big burst of gold fever.
The Nile had the greatest impact on timeless civilization that originated on it in the past ages, the Nile held oldest civilization immortalized in history. Ancient Egyptians could not have survived without the Nile River, which in essence, inspired their way of living, “The country’s verdant green fields and bountiful food resources depended on the fertile soil of the Nile flood plain” (Silverman 12). In turn, many ancient
The Nile provided the crucial resources needed by a growing civilization. It caused all the ancient Egyptian communities to develop alongside the river. It also created a way of transportation of goods and people. This caused the development of boats and other water traveling methods. Providing extremely fertile soil is one, if not the most important, roles the Nile River played in the life of the ancient Egyptians.
Mesopotamia Is Great The "Land Between the Rivers" has been a source of both savage barbarism and great civilizations. Mesopotamian culture reached its peak between ca 3000-550 BCE. Yet, much of Mesopotamian culture goes unnoticed, despite its rich heritage. A vast bulk of the great early civilizations developed in the land known as Mesopotamia. It can, in fact, be proven, without question, that because of Mesopotamia's extensive trade routes, its excellent leaders, and the astronomical growth in technology that occurred, that Mesopotamia was one of the greatest civilizations to have ever existed.
Ghana as well as Mali and Songhai were rich with resources which then meant that they used it for exorbitant intentions. Examples of this include silk carpet, silk umbrellas, golden bird... ... middle of paper ... ...vernment, acknowledging the amount of trading going on within their land. By applying tax to each visitor, the government showed brilliant intelligence and skillful techniques (Document 1). This was a significant achievement made by the civilizations and provided each one with an extensive amount of money that sent each city into a pool of wealth and riches. Ghana, Mali and Songhai all proved to be advanced cultures in West africa from the years 300-1400.
The Nile River had lots of floods. This brought new, richer soil to the farmers so they learned to adapt. The floods were also good because Egypt was mostly a barren desert, except for the Nile River. The deserts did protect from invaders but there was also limited living space. Because of this, people crowded around the Nile, which was one of the many difficulties that this civilization had to face.
The California Gold Rush during the 1840’s was a significant event that brought a massive immigration movement to the west, shaped and built San Francisco’s economic growth, and opened up the western migration that united our nation from coast to coast in 1838. The Gold Rush forever changed the United States and led to the expansion of not only the west, but also the entire Country. The massive influx of immigrants that entered the west along with gold seekers from other parts of the country created a cultural melting pot of different people, languages, and ideas that make up what America is today. The California Gold Rush of 1848 was crucial event in the development and growth of the United States and without it; the country would not be the same.
The Gold Rush affected not only California but the outcome of the nation. It created the expansion of our nation into Western America and California. The rush brought hundreds of thousand Americans and foreigners to the Sierra Nevada’s with the hopes of sticking it rich. This impacted the social life and the economy while effected the rest of the country. The