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Where is Mesopotamia?
began in the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
What is the climate in Mesopotamia?
hot and dry
What did the farmers in Mesopotamia have to do?
build dams and channels; flooding was unpredictable
What is Sumer?
region in Mesopotamia
What are the gov. in Sumer?
each city-state has its own gov.
How many gods did the Sumerians believe in?
many
Who were the rulers of Sumer?
pristes and pristesses; later kings
How were people divided in Sumer?
into social classes
What kind of writing was used in Sumer?
cuneiform