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Ancient Mesopotamia

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BC: Mesopotamia started people moving by each other to trade. People elected officials and had the democracy elect officials also. Later in time the Mesopotamia people were over taken by the Persians and soon became a fell.

FC: Mesopotamia

1: By: Bailee Hattabaugh

2: Mesopotamia started developing when the people starting moving by each other by the river so they could trade and have water and also have people to watch over them just in case something happened like you were starving. | The fall of the Government/civilization was because they were over taken by the Persians.

4: The type of Government that Mesopotamia had was then monarchy which was ruled by the priest king who ruled over a land of large people.

5: What made the Government work was they elected people who served in the assembly for permission to do certain things.

6: What made the Government fall was Rome eventually took over.

7: The Government was a combination of monarchy and democracy king's ruled the people elected officials who served in the assembly also ruled these people,even kings had to ask permission for certain things there were laws in place that told people how to behave and the punishment if the laws were not followed

8: The social classes of Mesopotamia are the priest,the slaves,the lower class and the upper class.

9: The upper class was, when the men and woman wore jewelery mostly rings. Men wore skirts and woman wore dresses with one shoulder and long hair. Men also had long curly beards.You could easily tell who the priest were they had shaved heads. Everyone wore sheep wool to keep warm in the winter. The slaves were when the Sumerians conquered another town they brought back prisoners from another town and acted like the were slaves. The slaves worked for the king the temple and wealthy slaves were bought and sold. The priest were powerful and were in charge of making sure everyone behaved and that way the gods would be happy. If you were sick you would call the priest and the would take care of you till you cured. In the upper class the people were paid, stealing was a serious crime and the punishment was severe.Everyone got paid even the king. They were rich and comfortable they worked hard but had jewelry and homes.

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  • Title: Ancient Mesopotamia
  • This book tells about the social classes and government of Ancient Mesopotamia.
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  • Published: over 9 years ago