preview

Who Built The Pyramids Dbq Analysis

Good Essays
Have you ever wondered who built the pyramids? The huge triangle-shaped buildings in Egypt. Well if you have, slaves didn’t build the pyramids. This is because according to Document A, Herodotus said, “He compelled all Egyptians to work for him.” He also said, “They worked in gangs of a hundred thousand men, each gang for three months.” A hundred thousand men wouldn’t volunteer so that means he would force all Egyptians to do the work. A slave is a person who is a different race and is forced to do work. All workmen weren’t slaves, they could have been a different race, but that doesn’t mean they are slaves. Another good piece of evidence is according to Document C, Zahi Hawass, “finds last week show that the workers were paid laborers, rather
Get Access