Why was the Nile crucial to Ancient Egypt?  Unit 9  Early Civilizations Pg.102-103
The Nile River <ul><li>The Nile River is the longest river in the world.  </li></ul><ul><li>It is 6,650 km long. </li></ul>
Where is the Nile River? <ul><li>The Nile River runs through the following countries: Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Uganda, Demo...
The Nile River and Ancient Egyptian Society <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago.  </li...
Why was the Nile important? <ul><li>Every year the river flooded and made the surrounding land very fertile. </li></ul><ul...
The Egyptian River God <ul><li>The ancient Egyptians had a god that represented the river.  </li></ul><ul><li>The god’s na...
Review Questions <ul><li>Where is the Nile River? </li></ul><ul><li>Which ancient civilization lived near the Nile River? ...
Who were the Pharaohs? <ul><li>A pharaoh was a ruler of ancient Egyptian civilization.  </li></ul>
What did the Pharaohs do? <ul><li>The pharaohs did things such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Passed laws </li></ul><ul><li>Ruled t...
What did Egyptians think of the Pharaohs? <ul><li>Ancient Egyptians believed that the pharaohs were gods. </li></ul><ul><l...
Review Questions <ul><li>What is a pharaoh? </li></ul><ul><li>What were some things that pharaohs did? </li></ul><ul><li>W...
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  1. 1. Why was the Nile crucial to Ancient Egypt? Unit 9 Early Civilizations Pg.102-103
  2. 2. The Nile River <ul><li>The Nile River is the longest river in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It is 6,650 km long. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is the Nile River? <ul><li>The Nile River runs through the following countries: Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Nile River and Ancient Egyptian Society <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the most important civilizations in history. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why was the Nile important? <ul><li>Every year the river flooded and made the surrounding land very fertile. </li></ul><ul><li>The ancient Egyptians built dams and canals to control the water from the river. </li></ul><ul><li>The river was also used for shipping goods and transporting people. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Egyptian River God <ul><li>The ancient Egyptians had a god that represented the river. </li></ul><ul><li>The god’s name was Hapi. </li></ul><ul><li>The god symbolized the fertility of the land surrounding the river. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Review Questions <ul><li>Where is the Nile River? </li></ul><ul><li>Which ancient civilization lived near the Nile River? </li></ul><ul><li>Why was the land around the river fertile? </li></ul><ul><li>What were some things the river was used for? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Who were the Pharaohs? <ul><li>A pharaoh was a ruler of ancient Egyptian civilization. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What did the Pharaohs do? <ul><li>The pharaohs did things such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Passed laws </li></ul><ul><li>Ruled the country </li></ul><ul><li>Owned most of the land </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled trade </li></ul><ul><li>Led the armies </li></ul>
  10. 10. What did Egyptians think of the Pharaohs? <ul><li>Ancient Egyptians believed that the pharaohs were gods. </li></ul><ul><li>You could not look a pharaoh in the eyes. </li></ul><ul><li>You could not touch a pharaoh. </li></ul><ul><li>They believed that the pharaoh had the power to make the river rise. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Review Questions <ul><li>What is a pharaoh? </li></ul><ul><li>What were some things that pharaohs did? </li></ul><ul><li>What did ancient Egyptians think about the pharaohs? </li></ul>
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