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What were the names of the two rivers in Mesopotamia?

The Tigris and the Euphrates

Mesopotamia is referred to as the land between ________

between two cities

The five known civilizations of Mesopotamia were?

Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Persians

_______ was the largest and richest city in Mesopotamia

Babylon

Mesopotamia was located in modern day _____

Iraq, Turkey and Syria

Mesopotamia was a land that faced the _______ sea

Mediterranean Sea

Why was Mesopotamia called the Cradle of civilization?

The first civilization developed there because of their proximity to the two rivers, Tigris and Euphrates

In what order did Mesopotamia develop?

Irrigation, food surplus, appearance of cities

Why is Mesopotamia referred to as the Fertile Crescent?

The area was known for its rich farmlands.

what wedge-shaped system of writing developed in Mesopotamia?

Cuneiform

What religious beliefs did Mesopotamia follow?

Polytheistic