- To be able to list the natural advantages
that the Nile Valley had over Mesopotamia
as a center for the development of civilization.
- To understand the different ways in which
life in ancient Egypt related to the Nile.
- To explain why the Greek historian, Herodotus,
described Egypt as the Gift of the Nile.
- To describe how the unification of the northern
and southern parts of ancient Egypt under
Menes altered Egypt's political organization.