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    The City-states in Sumer The people of Sumer were great inventors. Sumer was a city-state of achievement because of their inventions and their strong faith in their religion. Cuneiform is an invention they made which is like the way they communicate without speaking. Cuneiform is when you write in a wet clay tablet with a stylist. In schools in the city of Sumer, only a few boys went to school and there were mostly no girls. In their schools, the kids would most likely grow up to be scribes. One of the main reasons city-states fought was to gain the precious waters of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. They made their walls from thick mud bricks so no one can destroy them and attack the city. The ancient Sumerians were among the first to develop writing. Because they left written records, the legacy of Mesopotamia has not been lost yet. Babylon and Assyria…

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    Sumer is known as one of the first recorded civilizations in human history. It was established in ancient Mesopotamia, in what is known today as modern day Iraq. Sumer was nestled in between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in the Fertile Crescent. This stretch of land was completely isolated, with dry desert sands surrounding it in all directions. The date when this civilization was established is still unknown, and secular sources believe that it was between 6000-4000 BC. Many Christians…

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    Norte Chico and Sumer are two ancient civilizations which started in 3500 BCE. Norte Chico was located in present day Peru and was close to the water. It was also surrounded by mountains. Sumer was a collection of city states in Ancient Mesopotamia, located in present day Iraq whose city states were known for being at constant war. Norte Chico and Sumer had similar methods of trading, but they differed in regards to their interactions with surrounding people as well as their job specialization.…

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    Ancient Sumer In the middle east, along the great Tigris and Euphrates rivers leading to the Persian Gulf explains where the Sumerian civilization settled. The Sumer civilization were referred to as the first river valley civilization, since rivers ran through the land. The land was not considered desirable due to all the flooding, mud slides, and depositing fertile soil. Although the rivers overflown their banks and created a nuisance, the people worked together to generate and develop their…

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    us in the first weeks of school. Abdi-kareem Anthony, which is me, choose the Sumer civilization. The civilizations were from top to bottom, oldest to Place holder picture ___________________________________ newest, and I choose the Sumer civilization because the chart portrayed it as being the oldest civilization known located in the southernmost part of Mesopotamia. I love researching about the ancient world and civilizations, so I felt that this was a perfect topic to research and learn…

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    In History Begins at Sumer, by Samuel Noah Kramer there are many accurate arguments that Kramer makes to show the similarities from the Sumerian society to today. Although the Sumerians lived around 4000 BC about 6000 years ago, there is evidence that many nations have taken some of their beliefs in government and way of life. Some of these values extracted from Sumer included in the text are: medicine, taxation, juvenile delinquency, the school system, and religion. Despite some differences…

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    Sumer is a complex society in Mesopotamia that was established in 3200 B.C.E. Some characteristics of this society include political stratification, the education system, social classes, art, and writing. They were the first to use education and writing. Samuel Noah Kramer, in his book "History Begins at Sumer" discuses the similarities and differences between Sumerians and modern world humans. He argues that although we have cultural, characters and mentality differences between Sumerians and…

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    All around the world, there are many different types of cultures, each of them unique in their own ways. There are many different factors that led to diverse cultures. Geographic features have been a key factor to civilization success and development. Ancient Egypt and Ancient Sumer had many geographic features that shaped and molded their civilizations. As different civilizations began to develop, people were able to exchange ideas more easily through writing. A scribe’s job became…

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    Comparing Italy And Sumer

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    Both Italy and Sumer show the good parts of innovation and technology. Modern Italy has technology that ranges from iphones to self driving cars to 3D printers. These smart phones allow for communication with other people all over the world. ike how Sumer began to create their own system of writing. Both these advancements allow movement in the communication field of technology. The new creation, of self driving cars will allow transpiration to be easier. While in the car the “driver” can do…

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    Around 3500 BCE, the first river valley civilization started to form in an area called the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia. This civilization, called Sumer, was built on the basis of agriculture. Because their whole civilization was based on agriculture, they needed to live on fertile soil where their crops could grow, and this caused them to live near rivers, specifically the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Similar to Sumer, starting around 2000 BCE, the ancient Chinese river valley civilization…

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