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Chapter 1: The First Civilizations

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  1. Explain what you think prompted people to initiate the first civilizations. How do you explain the development of civilizations in different places during the same period of time?
  2. What advantages do people get from civilization? What do they lose? Use examples from Egyptian and Near Eastern civilizations in your answer.
  3. Given the historical conditions of the time, if you were a Persian king in the year 550, how would you organize your empire? Why?




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