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Early civilizations and cultural makeup

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Subject: Introduction to Humanities

What forces contributed to the cultural makeup of early civilizations?
What social issues arose because of this cultural makeup?
What were the main cultural influences on early civilizations?
Do you believe that revisionist history is a good thing or a bad thing? Explain your response.

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In the beginning it was food, how to get it, how to store it, who and how to maintain a supply of food. However as time passed, the populations increased and the need for shelter began to make a difference. Eventually such forces as population, trade, separation of occupations, and literacy became forces.

Social cultures began to develop with separation of populations due to literacy and wealth. People who could trade, the availability of currency and how is was distributed. The literacy and those who were more literate became a cultural identity. Wealth and literacy separated people into various ...

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A discussion on the influences and contributions to early civilizations' cultural makeup.

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