Make Your Own
Civilization
Cities
Didn’t have timber or stone,
so built out of clay and water
to make bricks.
Cities brought traders who
used the r...
Organized Government
Ruler maintained walls, crops
and led armies
Responsible for enforcing
laws, collecting taxes
Rule...
Social Classes
Hierarchy – system of
ranking groups
High class – ruling family,
leading officials, high priests
Middle ...
Job Specialization
Artisans – skilled labor
 Carpentars
 Weavers
Merchants
 Traders
Farmers
 Most people
What woul...
Arts and Architecture
Ziggurat in city center
Paintings of rulers, priests,
city
Buildings were square, brown
Create a...
Meso create a civ pp
Meso create a civ pp
Meso create a civ pp
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  1. 1. Make Your Own Civilization
  2. 2. Cities Didn’t have timber or stone, so built out of clay and water to make bricks. Cities brought traders who used the river Ziggurat was at center, and the city sprawled out Include what your city would be made out of (gold, wood, brick?) Houses, apartments, castles, huts? Where would you locate it and why?
  3. 3. Organized Government Ruler maintained walls, crops and led armies Responsible for enforcing laws, collecting taxes Rulers seen as Gods Who would lead your gov? What would be your 5 most important responsibilities? Would you want to be seen as a god? Why or why not?
  4. 4. Social Classes Hierarchy – system of ranking groups High class – ruling family, leading officials, high priests Middle class – lesser priests, scribes, artisans Lower class – farmers (biggest) Slaves How many classes would you have? Who would get to be in each class? Would different classes get special treatment? Would you allow slaves?
  5. 5. Job Specialization Artisans – skilled labor  Carpentars  Weavers Merchants  Traders Farmers  Most people What would be the three most important jobs in your city? (besides King, ruler) Create an advertisement for those jobs in your city
  6. 6. Arts and Architecture Ziggurat in city center Paintings of rulers, priests, city Buildings were square, brown Create an example of art that would be found by an Archaeologist in your city Can be a painting or drawing of ruler, city, Gods etc. Can be a song or story written about the city, King, Gods etc… Other ideas?

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