Essays Tagged: "irrigation systems"

Pakistan/Research paper outlining general information on the country. Got an A on it.

du" (1). Pakistan, like Egypt, has an advanced civilization ("Pakistanis" 3). It has planed cities, irrigation systems, and a complex social and religious organization (3). Pakistan, formerly known as ...

(3 pages) 346 5 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Computers Related to Turf Grass Industries

opefully find a solution to the problem. The technology in the computer field has also advanced the irrigation technology in the agriculture field. Irrigation systems can now be turned on with the tou ... nbird, and Flowtronics PSI, have found a way to make water management an easy task. Automatic water irrigation systems have been around since the early seventy's. First they were run off a mechanical ...

(5 pages) 63 1 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

What were the advantages and disadvantages of British rule for India?

ritish. The East India Company established many things for India including telegraph, railroad, and irrigation systems. It also set up a large army called the sepoys to defend its interests and India' ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Anisazi Civilization

communities. As this change occurred they began to control their water supply with earthen dams and irrigation systems. This Brought water to high arid parts of the desert, which made it possible for ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Machu Picchu - Information on Economic Patterns, Geographic Influences, Art and Architecture, Religion and Values, and Social and Political Organization

atterns:The Inca empire developed an economy based on an intensive terracing of mountain slopes and irrigation. The Incas did not have money as such. They used barter and traded goods for other goods. ... and chili peppers. They had terraced fields and were one of the first people in the Americas to use irrigation systems. The Incas used simple digging sticks and ploughs. They used llamas for wool, rop ...

(3 pages) 92 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Late To early Americans

religious centers and created influential artistic styles. The Nazca and Moche developed extensive irrigation systems for farming and crafted intricate ceramics and textiles and other decorative art. ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Advantages brought to India during rule from the British, were brought by the East India Company, which were run my Indian princes that were protected by the British.

The East India Company established many things for India including telegraph, railroad, and irrigation systems. It also set up a large army called the Sepoys to defend its interests and India' ... transportable). The English also established a system of roads, as well as bridges, dams, and even irrigation ditches. They established centers for education, and the literacy rate in India increased ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is comparing the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia.

s flooded the people and villages and destroyed crops. Because of this, Mesopotamians had to create irrigation systems to grow steady crops. To take political and economic control, the Mesopotamians f ...

(1 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Global Perspective of the Ancient World: A Comparison of the Indus Valley Civilization to Modern Western Civilization. International Baccalaureate

s.The prosperity of the Harappan Civilization may be attributed to their technological advancement. Irrigation systems allowed for the control of water, resulting in the production of a food surplus. ...

(10 pages) 45 1 4.2 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Three Types of Revolutions

mesticate plants and animals. Moreover, new technologies such as the simple hoe to the more complex irrigation systems. The ancient Egyptians, for example, knew how to divert water from the Nile to ir ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Ancient Civilizations

nces emerged. The hot, dry, arid climate in addition to the unpredictable flooding required complex irrigation systems. Mesopotamia was resources deprived, but had an abundance of clay. This may loose ... ng of metallurgy. Like the other civilizations, the location of the river valley caused an advanced irrigation system. Through the technological development of the early civilizations, it is apparent ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Acequia Systems in New Mexico from the Spanish Colonial Period to Today

have formed around the river since they began using agriculture. According to Dunbar-Ortiz (2007), irrigation agriculture has been around for 2000 years. In that time it has radically modified the la ... years. In that time it has radically modified the landscape and highly transformed land use (p.23).Irrigation systems are complex and many factors are necessary for their success. In order to build t ...

(3 pages) 694 0 1.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Song Dynasty

elp prepare land for cultivation. In addition, they made use of heavy plows and organized extensive irrigation systems. Artificial irrigation extended cultivation to new lands.The population growth in ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.7 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History