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Mesopotamia 101



Mesopotamia 101
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     challenging words:    calculation, dated, pushcart, sledge, wedge-shaped, zodiac, atop, banking, thoughts, fortune, marking, task, design, exactly, minutes, cuneiform
     content words:    Southwest Asia


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Mesopotamia 101
By Vickie Chao
  

1     Do you know where the world's oldest culture was?
 
2     It was at a place called "the land between the rivers."
 
3     Thousands of years ago, people came across an open field in southwestern Asia. They liked the area a lot. One reason was because its soil was very rich. It was great for farming. Another reason was because it was near two large rivers.

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