The lack of large rivers
The water on three sides
The steep mountain slopes
The large number of islands
They isolated (seperated) communities.
They promoted road building.
They led people to write letters.
They made farmers stop speaking.
They had too many soldiers.
They were crowded together.
They could not start colonies.
They each wanted more land.
They spread the culture over a wide area.
They led the Greeks to adopt Asian culture.
They caused village cultures to develop different ways.
To stop having to farm.
To get goods they needed.
To enjoy adventure at sea.
To give families work to do.
A government ruled by one person
A government in which the people elect leaders to represent them
A government ruled by a few people
A government ruled by a king often illegally