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What is a civilization?. Advanced Cities In order to be considered a city it must have: –1. Large population –2. Must be a center of TRADE.

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1 What is a civilization?

2 Advanced Cities In order to be considered a city it must have: –1. Large population –2. Must be a center of TRADE

3 Complex Institutions Institution – a long lasting pattern of organization in a community such as –Government –Religion –Economy

4 Technology New tools and techniques that solve problems and make life easier

5 Specialized Workers Specialized means someone has the skills to do a specific kind of work

6 Record Keeping Must have a developed system of writing so the people can: –Record business –Write a set of laws –Priests can record rituals and dates

7 You will create a new civilization. You will need to write a paragraph describing your new civilization. You must include the following: Name of civilization Location How it relates to the five characteristics of a civilization


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