What Is A Civilization

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Published on March 26, 2008

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What is a civilization? PERSIA

P - Political Civilizations had some type of political structure or government. Government was needed because of the growth of villages and cities.

Civilizations had some type of political structure or government. Government was needed because of the growth of villages and cities.

E - Economy Civilizations developed TRADITIONAL economies, based primarily on farming and trade

Civilizations developed TRADITIONAL economies, based primarily on farming and trade

R - Religion Civilizations had a belief system. Most early civilizations were polytheistic, they believed in many gods

Civilizations had a belief system. Most early civilizations were polytheistic, they believed in many gods

S – Social Organization Society was organized, gender roles, and job specialization

Society was organized, gender roles, and job specialization

I - Intellectual Civilizations developed systems of writing or picture drawings to communicate

Civilizations developed systems of writing or picture drawings to communicate

A – Arts/Architecture Civilizations developed unique ways of expressing themselves, their culture, and their power

Civilizations developed unique ways of expressing themselves, their culture, and their power

Learning About the Past To learn how places effect the way people lived To learn how and why events happened To learn beliefs and ways of living Why? Study where people lived and why Study artifacts and written documents Study artifacts like tools, weapons, and pottery How? Geographer Historian Archeologist Who? Study of the earth, people, and resources Study what happened and how people lived Examine artifacts What? Geography History Archeology

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