civilizations developed around rivers because their waters provided places to hunt and fish. also, as the rivers flooded, the lands around them became fertile. this allowed them to support farming. this is especially true of the nile river, which flooded the same time each year.
answer: on january 24th 1826, the treaty of indian springs was nullified, and creek leaders signed the treaty of washington, marking the only time that a ratified treaty with an indian nation was overturned. the treaty of washington restored creek lands within alabama but allowed the state of georiga to keep ceded creek lands.