Related Access Points
This cluster includes the following access points.
Identify the impact of physical characteristics, climate, or natural resources upon the settlement and economies of ancient civilizations.
Identify different ways civilizations defined their territory, such as countries, city-states, provinces, kingdoms, and empires.
Identify how the development of ancient river valley civilizations was shaped by the geography and proximity of the river.
Identify ways the geographical location of ancient civilizations contributed to the culture, economy, and politics.
Explain how geographic boundaries such as rivers, deserts, and mountains invite or limit interactions with other regions and cultures.
Define cultural diffusion and identify the influences of different ancient cultures on one another.
Identify distribution of population in the ancient world on a map.