7 Characteristics of Civilization

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Social Structure

A system of levels in society. This can be economic (jobs and wealth), social (popularity), or

Stable Food Supply

When a society has enough food so it can survive, plus some extra to trade.

Religion

A set of beliefs, usually in a god or gods, together with forms of worship such as holidays, prayer services, and rituals.

Government

A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.

Writing

Symbols and signs put together to make words.

Culture

A people's unique way of life--all of its forms of creative expression and entertainment

Technology

...All advances, inventions, and processes created to make life easier.

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