Paper due 5 PM FRIDAY, Dec. 8.
Please upload your paper to the turnitin.com icon on TritonEd AND submit a paper copy before FRIDAY, Dec. 8. (either in class or in the Drop Box on the 2nd floor of the Social Sciences Building to the right of the Anthropology Department office). Clearly mark the course number and your section on the front of your exam. If you would like your paper to be returned in the basket in the same place next quarter, please sign and attach the included Buckley Waiver.
in no more than six (6) pages. Use appropriate course readings plus AT LEAST TWO ADDITIONAL SCHOLARLY SOURCES to build your argument. Discuss SPECIFIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXAMPLES in detail to support your arguments. Text must be 12 point, double spaced, with 1 inch margins (not including bibliography). Cite sources for all your important points, whether paraphrased or direct quotations. Indicate which question you are answering.
1) States developed independently in very different environmental settings. Environmental factors can both stimuli or constraints to the development and sustainability of ancient states.
Compare and contrast the relationship of environmental factors to the rise and fall of complex civilizations in at least two civilization areas. How do climate, geography, geology, plant and animal species, agricultural potential, resource abundance or scarcity affect the development of states in each region?