Top Ten Things That Create a Civilization

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

The Top Ten

1 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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2 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

Things that people should listen to and recpect and no one should brake them

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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

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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 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

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.

Yes absolutely or else thell or well be stupid

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12 Life
13 Places to Live
14 Alphabet
15 Technology and Science
16 Food and Water

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

17 Social Hierarchy
18 Literature

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19 Banks

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

20 Land
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