Create a poster using Mesopotamia on one side, and a civilization of your choice. Choices=Egypt, Shang, Harappa, Olmec, or Chavín)
Use primary sources, the textbook, and other researched internet visuals to prove that:
They are civilizations because they have: 1) Large state with bureaucracy, 2) Economy based on agriculture, 3) Large urban centers, 4) specialized labor, 5) complex religious belief systems, 6) social stratification, 7) Long range trade. Support with text evidence, and cite your sources.
Presentations of findings to be given Tuesday, peer graded. Rubric as follows.
1 point per each element of civilization (with an example) 7/7 is perfect. The percentage is the pointage.