Compare And Contrast Mississippian Chiefdoms

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One of the ways Mississippian chiefdoms compare to present-day United States society is in leadership positions. The chiefs of a village was viewed as being the most sacred member of society and given the chance to rule of the members of the village, similar to how the president is the viewed as being the highest leader in the US. In both chiefdoms and US society, the chief and president are not all powerful beings, though. Both rulers rulers have to recieve the approval of the council of elders/Congress. Another similarity Mississipian chiefdoms have in common with US society is the connection of multiple villages relying on one chief, just as in the US, there are fifty states, yet we are all unified under one central government. Mississippian

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