World History I

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D. and Christe A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
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Chapter 2: The Rise of the State in Southwest Asia and the Nile Valley
3200 to 500 B.C.E.

6: Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Please read the chapter and take the quiz by midnight on Sun, Sep 24, 2017.
Please also post in the forum for the day a short essay in response to this question:

Two significant events occur in the Fertile Crescent: the rise of agriculture and the rise of cities. What resources (material and immaterial) are necessary to support the shift from hunter-gatherer cultures to city-states? How does resource distribution and allocation change as hunter-gatherer communities evolve into city-states? Who controls resources? Consider the following: