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Unit: Era 3 - Cities, Societies, and Empires (6,000 BCE to 700 CE)


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Like farming, the idea of a “city” is another one that’s been around so long, we forget something caused the first cities to appear. The consequences? Class differences, portable belief systems, and shopping, to name a few.