Advantages Of Indus Valley Civilizations

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Ever since ancient times the humans have been depending on the climate and environment on where to create their civilizations and settle down. For a community develops a civilization there is many different elements that must come together. The first civilizations came about in the river of valleys. The for river valley civilizations were the world´s first and they all shared many characteristics. Humans most find land that can provide them with food, water and shelter. There were two main advantages that made humans create their civilization next to them: first because they provided a constant source of water for the crops, and they also offered the easiest method of transport that was available during this time era.
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The Harappan society remains a mystery mostly because the Harappan system of writing has not yet been translated. The Indus Valley civilization extended from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India. Along with Mesopotamia and the Ancient Egypt this was one of the three early civilizations and also one of the biggest ones. The economy of the Indus civilization depended mostly on trade and they were one of the first to use wheeled transport; they also used boats. Most of these boats were probably small flat bottomed craft similar to those one can see today on the Indus River. The Indus people practiced rainfall harvesting. The Indus people´s life´s were built around the monsoon, a weather pattern in where the rainfall for a whole year occurs in just a couple of months. Together with this they also took use of the fertile land that covered the Indus and Saraswati basins. This was to extremely fertile locations that provided the Harappan with a good location to raise not only enough food grains for their people but extra as well. Through studies that have been made about this area it shows that the great Indus valley civilization declined in large measure due to landscape and climatic changes. The study results showed a major decline in moonson rains led to a weakened river system which affected the Harappans negatively since they depended on their river systems and the moonson rain to grow their food. The people of Indus relied on their floods to provide them the water needed and this decline led to their

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