Domesticated Animals In A Civilization

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“Over 20 percent of all American children live below the poverty line. This rate is higher than almost all other developed countries” (Schwartz). Why is the world so unequal? The world is unequal due to geography. Where a civilization is in the world affects what they grow, domesticated animals, minerals and ability to make steel, and exposure to germs and disease. Geography location affects what crops are being grown and developed in a civilization by their climate. If poeple are living in a place where there is a climate to grow wheat and barley then the they didn’t have to farm all the time but instead build structures and improve the civilization. Wheat and barley is a great crop because it is high in protein, has surplus in calories, …show more content…
This affects a development of civilizations by giving them that have them an advantage. The advantages the animals would give the people are food, clothes, transportation, farm labor, and more time. The animals would have to be quick breeders, large, strong, and herbivores. Not all animals follow these requirements and some animals have dispositions. Animals are indigenous to certain regions and so not all civilizations have the same animals.The major domesticated animals are sheep, goats, cow, pigs, and horses. They all originated from the Fertile Crescent. The Fertile Crescent has 13 out of the 14 domesticated animals in the world. The people of the Fertile Crescent eat their domesticated animals and have a settled existence instead of migrating with the hunted animals. Papua New Guinea does not have any domesticated animals so they do not have a lot of extra time because all they are doing is gathering. Domesticated animals help a civilization advance by making people immune to disease and giving them more time to advance it. Not all places have the same domesticated animals as other places or any domesticated animals and that is why not all civilizations could …show more content…
The geographic location of the civilization will determine if it will have good agriculture, animal domestication, steel, and immunity to germs and diseases. Without one of these the civilization cannot advance and grow. Having a good agriculture will give people a lot of free time so people will have time to get jobs and become specialists. Those specialists will make steel into strong armor and weapons. The domesticated animals will give a civilization more time to advance ideas and technology. Having good domesticated animals will make people immune to disease and germs. Without people dying from disease and germs they can help advance the civilization. People look at civilizations that cannot advance and think they are stupid and are clueless but in reality the civilizations do not have the opportunity to

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