HIS-110 Essay 1 - 1 McKenzie Rivers Juarez HIS-110 Mary...

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1 McKenzie Rivers Juarez HIS-110 06/28/2016 Mary Adams Long Term Economic Surplus of the Indus Valley Civilization Societies have always grown into civilizations when favorable traits are in play and what starts as maybe a hunter and gathering group can flourish into a pyramid building society in no time leading to a riotous civilization. The Indus river valley civilization also known as a brownze age civilization and the Harappan Civilization grew to what we can call a very successful society which first developed in southern and eastern Asia, developing in modern-day Pakistan due to economic surplus. The long-term economic surplus of crops lead to modern-day Pakistan allowing the Indus valley civilization to stay in one place and no longer required to travel based on hunting and gathering leading to irrigation systems, specialized jobs and pyramid building marking the full maturity of this civilization. Successful irrigation systems along with highly nutritional soil helped crops grow into an excessive surplus of wheat, barley, chick peas and peas which provided a sustainable surplus to be created. Due to the irrigation system the crops had the necessary water to survive and flourish, marking a very important time for the Indus valley civilization when they no longer needed to be nomadic allowing them to stay in one place. A growing surplus of crops which is when there are more crops exceeding the portioned amount that is normally utilized allows for
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