The Great Lakes Civilization

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The Great Lakes civilization consists all of the area surrounding the Great lakes. This location is subject to all of the seasons such as winter summer fall and spring but the most noticeable are summer and winter. I chose this location for my civilization because it has one of the most important resources for human beings, that resource being fresh water. Another benefit that my civilization has other than fresh water is the way my civilizations people can use the lakes to hunt for food by fishing. A disadvantage of my civilization is that the yearly temperatures are a bit colder than more southern civilizations which hurts my civilizations ability to farm for food. As a result my civilizations population is very low compared to
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The upper class is the very small part of the population which contains the upper parts of the government and high level religious figures. The upper class has most of the wealth inside of the G.L.C. The rest is spread out to the lower and middle class. The people inside of the upper class live in the capital cities of whatever territory they are in. Usually there is a small army guarding these cities along with a large wall to seperate the city from the others. Outside of the capital cities are the rest of the cities. These cities house most if not all of the middle class. The people inside of the middle class are usually lumber jacks or fishermen which provide food and building materials to the rest of the people. The middle class has less rights than the wealthy as in they are not allowed to run high levels of government. This leads to unfair laws and restrictions put onto the majority of the lower and middle class. The lower class does all of the clean up around each city. It is the job of the people inside the lower class to dispense of all of the waste in each city into outside borders or deep into the great lakes. The lower class is subject to abuse from the middle and upper class. It makes up a small but noticeable size of the population. However, it is still outnumbered by the middle class and upper class as a whole. As, a result, the lower class though discriminated against will be met with aggressive punishment if they go against the upper classes wishes. Thus the heavy divide of social classes inside the Great Lakes
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