Elements of a Civilization Core Elements
Advanced Agriculture <ul><li>Advanced agriculture is growing grain
Using special tools and irrigation.
Irrigation is the controlled flow of water to your crops </li></ul>
Advanced Agriculture <ul><li>We grow grain because grain stores well.
Compared to hunter-gatherers you can have a few people feed thousands.
That leaves extra time for people to do other jobs.  </li></ul>
Long-Distance Trade  <ul><li>Needs safe routes
Places to stay
Straight paths
Trade for stuff you need
Use animals to pull wagons </li></ul>
Long-Distance Trade <ul><li>Need to make good trades
Be true to deal
Take extra supplies
Make sure your stuff is secure </li></ul>
Specialized Occupations <ul><li>Builders- Build buildings and
houses
Priests- talk to god for natural
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Social Studies - Elements of a Civilization

  1. 1. Elements of a Civilization Core Elements
  2. 2. Advanced Agriculture <ul><li>Advanced agriculture is growing grain
  3. 3. Using special tools and irrigation.
  4. 4. Irrigation is the controlled flow of water to your crops </li></ul>
  5. 5. Advanced Agriculture <ul><li>We grow grain because grain stores well.
  6. 6. Compared to hunter-gatherers you can have a few people feed thousands.
  7. 7. That leaves extra time for people to do other jobs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Long-Distance Trade <ul><li>Needs safe routes
  9. 9. Places to stay
  10. 10. Straight paths
  11. 11. Trade for stuff you need
  12. 12. Use animals to pull wagons </li></ul>
  13. 13. Long-Distance Trade <ul><li>Need to make good trades
  14. 14. Be true to deal
  15. 15. Take extra supplies
  16. 16. Make sure your stuff is secure </li></ul>
  17. 17. Specialized Occupations <ul><li>Builders- Build buildings and
  18. 18. houses
  19. 19. Priests- talk to god for natural
  20. 20. disasters.
  21. 21. Law enforcement- keep the law
  22. 22. Soldiers- fight wars for their
  23. 23. leaders </li></ul>
  24. 24. Specialized Occupations <ul><li>Teachers-provide schooling for others
  25. 25. Scribes- write things for others to read </li></ul>
  26. 26. Urbanism <ul><li>Urbanism has been part of our modern society for years
  27. 27. Without this we couldn't have great buildings and monuments like today!
  28. 28. We have revolutionized urbanism </li></ul>
  29. 29. Urbanism <ul><li>Urbanism is a focus on cities and great buildings
  30. 30. Urbanism is one of the key core elements in a civilization </li></ul>
  31. 31. Elements of a Civilization Secondary Elements
  32. 32. Laws <ul><li>The law is used to enforce right and wrong according to societies rules.
  33. 33. Most countries use laws from the Ten Commandments, such as do not steal and don't murder. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Developed Transportation Systems <ul><li>Network to connect all elements of a city.
  35. 35. Personal movement
  36. 36. Moving goods and services rapidly </li></ul>
  37. 37. Monumental Buildings <ul><li>A monumental building is a building which is built to remember someone or something.
  38. 38. A worker in the old days might have built a building to resemble there ruler </li></ul>
  39. 39. Writing <ul><li>To have a civilization one needs a writing system
  40. 40. But before a writing system came it was a verbal communication
  41. 41. With a verbal language we forget so writing came which was pictographs (pictures) </li></ul>
  42. 42. Astronomy <ul><li>Math is needed to read the stars
  43. 43. You can talk with the gods
  44. 44. Know how to navigate
  45. 45. People who is good with math is good with stars </li></ul>
  46. 46. Standards of Measurements (Currency) <ul><li>Currency is money.
  47. 47. Instead of Bartering they've developed a system of “what is worth what”.
  48. 48. Money has a consistent size and weight. It is a broadly accepted standard. </li></ul>
  49. 49. Mathematics <ul><li>The study of quantity, space, structure, and change
  50. 50. Used to follow the stars and predict when to plant the seeds to make the crops
  51. 51. Used in nearly all of the elements of a great civilization </li></ul>
  52. 52. Art <ul><li>Made from rare materials
  53. 53. Used to explain religious cultures
  54. 54. Used to explain stories
  55. 55. Explains history
  56. 56. Made from paint, metal, gold </li></ul>
  57. 57. Advanced Metallurgy <ul><li>With Advanced Metallurgy you are able to make weapons, tools, utensils, and armor
  58. 58. One must find the correct metal, heat it the metal, and shape it into what you want it to be. </li></ul>

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