You are to write, in your own words, a research paper on one of the following civilizations:
- Ancient Egypt
- Ancient India
- Ancient China
Your paper should cover the following aspects (if applicable) of the civilizations: Social stratification and ranking, trade or exchange networks, the presence of luxury and exotic goods (such as the Baltic amber trade), metallurgy, craft specialization, control of food as in agriculture or pastoralism, high population density, monumental architecture, writing system, calendar, centralized rule, military conquests, and armed military force. You must also select one leader from this civilization and include a mini-biography.
Your paper should be 5 pages long with two pictures that do not take up more than ¼ of the page it’s on. The paper must be typed in Times New Roman font, 12 pt. font size, double spaced, with standard margins, and justified alignment.
You will also be required to make a Power Point that is 10 slides long. Each slide must have a picture. You will be judged on creativity. All of the information should come from your research paper.
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