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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Fertile Crescent

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Nafsadh. Map of Fertile Crescent. Digital image. Wikimedia. N.p., 22 May 2011. Web. 4 Mar. 2016.

The area shown above is significant in history because

A

it is rich in mineral deposits.

B

humans first learned to cultivate crops there.

C

it is home to most of the early cave paintings.

D

it is the birthplace of Buddhism.

E

the desert keeps invaders out.