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New Visions Charter High School for the Humanities II (HUM): The Crusades & Byzantine Empire & Trade

Trade Routes - Why do poeple settle in certain areas?

There are very important reasons why people throughout history have chosen to live where they do.  If we look at maps of different places in the world, we will notice that most large communities and cities are located on, or near the water.  Let's look some maps of two countries where there were early civilizations, and see if this is true.

Online History Resources

World Book Online

World Book Web

History Databases

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I like to Thank Marge Whitehead for some aspects of this page