7 Characteristics of a Civilization
They need to communicate to understand each other.They speak language to trade and to get stuff they needed.When they speak they understand and without any language their would not be a civilization.Their language is called cuneiform.Cuneiform is their language to speak and write.Language is a type of form,like speaking it writing it or even do hand jesters.
Art is not only just paintings,art is like inventions.For example,the Sumerians built the wheel.They were also the first to use the wheel.They also built the first cart.It was used for military use.The carts were pulled by donkeys.Art is a piece of work by one or more than one person.People now are still making inventions.
Religion is the same belief of the same thing.For example,the Sumerians believe in the same gods.The Sumerians believe in polytheism.Polytheism is a belief of more than one god.
The Sumerians needed a government to pass laws and to defend their land.A government is a body of a nation or a state.The Sumerians have a government because they needed to pass laws.
Technology is the things that invent in those days.For example,the they invent the wheel and the cart and the boats.They used the carts for the millarty use.They used the boats to sail across the rivers.
Surplus of Food
The Sumerians had a surplus of food.They had extra time to do other stuff.Like they can make tools.Surplus means that they have alot of leftovers.
The Sumerians have different social classes.the social classes are upper,middle,and lower classes.The upper classes have the kings and queens.The middle classes are famers.And the lowers class are the one with no money or no power.