Examples Of Inequalities In First Civilizations

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“Inequalities in the First Civilizations.” In the year 3,500 B.C.E. the first civilizations appeared. There were seven major civilizations that were scattered around the world. There were civilizations in Sumer (southern Mesopotamia), the Nile River Valley (northeast Africa), Norte Chico (Central coastal Peru), Indus and Saraswati River Valleys (Pakistan), China, central Asia, and in the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The first civilizations tended to develop from earlier, competing chiefdoms that already had some social rankings and economic specializations. In these civilizations, there were a lot of differences such as; some were big, some were small, some had elaborate planned cities, some practiced irrigation agriculture, some died out, and some maintained impressive cultural continuity until modern times. (Strayer, Robert W. "Chapter 2 First Civilizations Cities, States, and Unequal Societies." Ways of the …show more content…

Men are the big, strong, scary, people who defend you and keep you out of harm’s way, and for years there has always been a man in charge of the country, community, or household, and we, the people, have been doing fine. Just because men are the rulers of the civilization, doesn’t mean that there wasn’t a woman who gave birth to him (mother), or that there wasn’t a woman holding his head up along the way (wife/lover), or that there wasn’t a woman pushing him to be better and competing against him (sister), or that there wasn’t a little girl looking up to him for protection and answers to her problems (daughter), it doesn’t mean that. It simply means that there will always be at least one woman who was there and women are just as important to the civilizations as men are, because without women there wouldn’t be any

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