This required repairing walls and roofing when necessary. In a single day, a tool crafter might gather crops from the fields for meals throughout the day, collect grass to repair parts of the roof that is starting to fail, and trade with another specialist for supplies that his house hold may be running low on. A tool crafter lived life just as most commoners did. There was nothing overly monumental about a tool crafter’s daily life. The life of the elites was more interesting than that of a tool crafter or craft specialist.
Statues were present of kings and queens. There were also carvings of servants serving their ruler. The notes on many of the artifacts suggested that the uses for the items were for the chief or ruler. I had a very strong sense that the African culture is hierarchical. Status is extremely important and is shown outwardly by wearing things.
Themes in US and World History Task # 1 Nina Valentin 1. Without the seasonal flooding of the Nile, hunter gatherers in the Predynastic period would never have settled into agricultural villages which would lead to the development of Egyptian culture (history.com). In Ancient Egyptian the majority of the population where farmers. The peasant population depended on the cyclical flooding of the Nile to fertilize the surrounding land for cultivation. Since the majority of the population was based in small farming villages along the Nile, agriculture was the basis for their economy (history.com).
And at least one or two people who are very skilled at hard survival for emergencies. We would need some people with farming skills, and hunting skills to assure us of eating.This also means we need a cook, and a backup cook. I would bring for supplies edible fruit and food for the voyage, can food if possible, also enough to last until we begin to hunt and farm as well as discover what food plants are near us.I would also bring a long range rifle for haunting animals to eat. I would bring as much seed as I could buy for farming. I would bring textiles to sew into clothing.
Their social society was stratified farming towns. Neolithic time came and so did the Agrarian Civilizations. Religion brought the social structure of highly stratified warrior chiefdoms and absolute monarchies. This social structure was built of patrician, king, court, high officials, business, craft, and accouters. Hammurbi ruled this time because God called him to create a code of laws for the people to follow.
Masks Of Africa Since the earliest times masks have played an important role in the culture of Africa. Masks have varied in appearance and function. Many masks are associated with religious ceremonies, myth, dance, rituals or are concerned with spirits of the dead, rites, or even curing sickness. The mask has been used by the Africans mainly to solve major human and social problems. When a man wears a mask his identity is hidden and the expression on the mask projects a new identity.
The Nile River, in particular, was an aspect of agriculture whose impact on African societies would change the way we see it today. The ancient Egyptian civilization developed along the Nile River, where the soil was rich and the agricultural opportunities were plentiful. The Nile River cut through something of an arid landscape, so the people clustered along the riverbanks, where, in addition to farms, they constructed towns and cities. Though we often think of ancient Egypt in terms of massive construction projects, such as the pyramids, most Egyptians lived in smaller towns. Unlike the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, the Nile floods at a predictable time of the year and in relatively predictable stages.
Assets such as yams, wives and titles were significant in being successful. The people would hold ceremonies and rituals to honor their deities regularly. Ibo gods are manifestations of the elements and mainly nature related. That being why they are so invested in agriculture. They worship a main goddess and take orders from the oracle regularly in the gods honor.
Their lives are more planned and thus have more direction. They have better problems solving skills and are consequently better equipped to handle everyday decisions. * Another trend noticed, is that children of educated parents are more likely to receive an education and have higher cognitive development, than children of uneducated parents. * Educated people are in a better position to contribute more positively to society and even towards the planet, as they understand the implications of their choices and actions. Why do we need to be Educated?
Indians valued Spanish iron tools, glass beads, clothing, and other goods. Even so, the mission Indians continued many traditional ways, such as methods of building houses. Mission Indians provided much of the labor for the Florida colony. They improved and maintained trails, helped build Spanish houses, worked as servants in St. Augustine, labored at ranches near the town and in the mission provinces, and even mined coquina for building St. Augustine's Castillo. A major activity was tending corn fields whose harvests were carried to Spanish markets in St. Augustine.