What was the key environmental factor in the settlement of Egypt Canaan and Kush?

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What was the key environmental factor in the settlement of Egypt Canaan and Kush?

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Q. Where did the Kushites originally settle?

The Egyptians settled along the Nile River, in the northeast corner of Africa. Their civilization lasted from around 3100 B.C.E. to 350 C.E. The Kushites settled to the south of Egypt, along the southern part of the Nile River.

Q. How did geography affect early settlement in Egypt Kush and Canaan?

Early Settlement of Egypt and Kush In Egypt and Kush, most people farmed in the fertile Nile River valley. The Nile River provided fresh water in an area that was mostly desert. The topography of the Nile River valley made the land good for farm- ing. The valley also supported useful vegetation like reeds and papyrus.

Q. How did geography affect early settlement in Canaan?

Geography affected people’s choices of where to settle in ancient Canaan. Some people settled near the Mediterranean Sea. The wet, fertile plains were good for farming. The sea allowed traders from many lands to visit Canaan.

Q. What was the most plentiful plant life in Canaan?

Vegetation was most plentiful near the Jordan River. Some areas had small forests. Others had only short, scrubby plants. Grasslands were common, though, and herders made good use of them to feed their animals.

Q. How did they cure the Black Plague?

Some of the cures they tried included: Rubbing onions, herbs or a chopped up snake (if available) on the boils or cutting up a pigeon and rubbing it over an infected body. Drinking vinegar, eating crushed minerals, arsenic, mercury or even ten-year-old treacle!

Q. Can you survive bubonic plague without treatment?

It’s the rarest form of the disease. It’s deadly without treatment. It’s also very contagious because the plague can spread through the air when a person coughs.

Q. How long did it take to die from the Black Death?

The infection takes three–five days to incubate in people before they fall ill, and another three–five days before, in 80 per cent of the cases, the victims die. Thus, from the introduction of plague contagion among rats in a human community it takes, on average, twenty-three days before the first person dies.

Q. What animal causes plague?

Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, a zoonotic bacteria, usually found in small mammals and their fleas. It is transmitted between animals through fleas.

Q. Did the Black Death Kill 1/3 of Europe?

Sicilian authorities hastily ordered the fleet of “death ships” out of the harbor, but it was too late: Over the next five years, the Black Death would kill more than 20 million people in Europe—almost one-third of the continent’s population.

Q. What were the 3 plagues?

Plague is divided into three main types — bubonic, septicemic and pneumonic — depending on which part of your body is involved.

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