Geography iskey to understanding historybecause it's a stage where all the history takes place. In basic sense geography isthe study ofpeople, their environments, resources available to them. Geography can be summed up in five themes witch are Location, Place, Human-environment interaction, Movement, Region. In the following essay I will describe how river valleys, Technology, and Neolithic period would change early civilizations lives.
River valleys played a great part in early civilizations since a lot of the cities were located in the desert the rivers valleys provided food, water, irrigation, travel routes, and trade routes for the people. The river valleys allowed people to have a civilization somewherewhere it would not be possible like desert. River valleys played big role in places like Egypt and Sumer by providing people with constant source of water, food, trade routes, and allowed people to have farms, . The famous river Nile provided water, food, wheat, let trees grow in desert places (Doc.6). So that's why river valleys were a major effect on early civilizations.
Technology made a huge differences in early civilizations probablyone of the biggest differences in early civilizations history. Technology was a major effect because it let people of early civilization have tools, weapons, walls, irrigation system, and grid pattern cities. Some of big effects on early civilization were tools and weapons it allowed peo0pple to farm, dig graves for people and dig up land for plants, also weapons let people defend themselves against other tribes or cities and against animals. A ruler by the name of Gilgmesh build a wall around his city to protect the city against attacks (Doc 3). A city by the name of Mohenjo-Daro build their city in a grid like pattern witch is really similar to the one we use today (Doc 7). So that why technology made a