Early Civilizations

Social Structure

- identify major early civilizations
- compare how two or more early civilizations were governed
- identify and compare the distinguishing features of two or more early civilizations

A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

Choose 3 of the civilizations below.

Visit the web pages and read about the social structures of the civilizations.

Inca   http://web.archive.org/web/20080216020147/http://www.internet-at-work.com/hos_mcgrane/inca/eg_inca_4.html

Viking  http://web.archive.org/web/20080127211246/http://www.internet-at-work.com/hos_mcgrane/viking/eg_viking_7.html

Celtic  http://web.archive.org/web/20071020025351/http://www.internet-at-work.com/hos_mcgrane/celtic/eg_celtic_4.html

Maya   http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/CIVAMRCA/MAYAS.HTM

Egypt   http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/EGYPT/people.html

For each of the three you chose, draw and label a social "pyramid" like the one below


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What differences are there? ____________________________________________________

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