Useful websites for Early Civilizations Projects

Here are some sites and videos that might help you gather information for your project. If you find other useful sources please add a comment and paste the link inside it. General http://mrbayer.weebly.com/unit-1-human-origins–ancient-civilizations.html Indus Valley http://a.harappa.com/experts  Mesopotamia Take it further Why do societies collapse? Can you apply his 5 part framework to the society you are studying? To us?

What makes a civilization?

Can the society of any agricultural settlement (such as Çatal Hüyük p.43 in textbook) before about 5000 BCE be described as a “civilization?”?  Why or why not? Here was our definition of civilization. Should contain all or most of the following characteristics: Cities. The state: a central governing authority in which a relatively small group of people exercised, to some extent, command over the economic and political life of everyone else.…