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Mesopotamia: From Nomads to Farmers
1) What does “Mesopotamia” mean?
2) Why is Mesopotamia a good place for agriculture?
3) What challenges did the people of Mesopotamia have to deal with? How did they adapt?
4) Why was the calendar such an important innovation?
5) Why was writing important?
6) What is a ziggurat?
7) What examples of social classes can be found throughout the city?
8) What kinds of gods did the people of Mesopotamia worship?
9) What were the king’s responsibilities?