In the south, people grew rice along the Yangtze river, ate a good deal of fish, ...
Because of this the early civilization of China developed more independently
than those of the Indus, Tigris and Euphrates, and Nile River valleys, which were
always in contact with each other. ... Shang Dynasty and Western Zhou ----771
Two of the first commonly noted human civilizations began near the eastern
Mediterranean sea. ... Soon after, the Nile River valley of ancient Egypt was
unified under the ... In time, large empires developed in Asia Minor, such as the
Hittites. ... over the inland river valleys that had once been the heart of the great
It began about 8000 b.c. and lasted until around 4000 b.c.—about 4,000 years. ...
Farming soon spread along the Nile River and into other regions in Africa. ... By
5000 b.c., farmers in Southeast Asia were growing rice. .... The first civilizations
developed in river valleys, where fertile land made it easy to grow crops and feed
Around 3000 BC Uruk was home to some 40,000 to 50,000 people and covered
more than ... The world's first civilizations formed from some of these early cities.
... The first civilizations arose in fertile river valleys—the Tigris and Euphrates in
Southwest ... Along with writing, people in early civilizations developed calendars