Top Ten Things That Create a Civilization

People have been using these techniques for like 6,000 years.

The Top Ten

1 Laws

Every society has its own set of laws. However, there's some common laws found in most societies, such as "don't murder" or "don't steal". Laws establish order and prevent total anarchy. - ethanmeinster

Laws are good

yeah ya

Without laws u don't have a proper system

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2 Advanced Agricultural Techniques

People can't survive without food. Once there's enough food for everyone, then no one has to worry about survival as much, causing people to specialize in other jobs. - ethanmeinster


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3 Government

The government produces the laws, and determines how daily life will go. - ethanmeinster

4 Army

Although some civilizations were peaceful, like the Indus Valley Civilization, an army is necessary for defending from attacks, establishing order, and earning loot. - ethanmeinster

5 Social Classes

It helps create a defined society. Social classes can't be too strict, though, like the Indian caste system. - ethanmeinster


6 Culture

Culture very important to creat evolution - belarbi

7 Written Language

Modern day historians often point out that a civilization has to have a written language to be considered civilized. However, the Incas had no written language, but they are considered very civilized. Nontheless, a written language helps people of a civilization communicate with each other. - ethanmeinster

8 Trade

Trade benefits everyone, as people would get the necessary materials that they don't have. Many civilizations, such as China, have become rich from high demand of products, such as silk. - ethanmeinster

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9 Life

is hard

is hard

10 Education

Without education, people will have less knowledge and it turns out... addiction, alcoholism,etc!

Yea... then there would be a lot of uneducated people, and that leads to a bad future for them.

I belive

Yes absolutely or else thell or well be stupid

The Contenders

11 Religion

Most civilizations in history have used religion as a form of political control, including all of Western Europe in the Middle Ages. Nowadays, however, humans have developed secular governments, dividing religion from politics. Most countries around the world have secular governments, but some still have official religions. - ethanmeinster

12 People

Because what is a civilization without people

Without people, u cannot do anything!

13 Technology and Science

These are the bases of prosperity. Those who have the power of knowledge have the power of creation

14 Alphabet
15 Banks

To get money and to to withdraw money obviously some countries would not have atm like us because people aren't as lucky

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Fuzzy wuzzy doesn't care

16 Places to Live
17 Food and Water

Food and Water will be important for life whether its animals or humans were talking about.

18 Social Hierarchy

Without hierarchy,people will be fighting for goats

19 Literature

I like turtles and trains

20 Land
21 Superstition
22 Fertile Land

They will need fertile land to grow there food so it might be near a water source where it can depend on or just a fertile place

23 A Stable Government
24 A Place to Settle

You need to have a place to start your civilisation so you can have houses, services, food & water supplies, etc. If you don't then how will you sleep and stay somewhere?

25 Hospitals
26 Jobs
27 A Form of Hierarchy
28 Wifi

Wifi for children

29 Beliefs
30 A Stable Economy
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