Ask Mr. Donn
How did the Nile River help Egypt grow?
The Nile was the most important feature for ancient Egypt. The river provided food (fish, birds, animals lived in or along it), building supplies (papyrus, trees and clay), easy transportation of people and goods, and every year the Nile flooded bringing rich soil down the river to cover the land to help farmers grow food. These were all "gifts from the Nile". (5 themes movement, place, people environmental interaction) Gifts of the Nile