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Changeless Success
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Location, location, location First inhabitants around 6000 BCE Nile River Annual, regular flooding Deposit of silt Irrigation system Three crops a year Isolation Surrounded by vast deserts Nile cataracts (rapids) Sea to north
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Location, location, location Uniqueness Superiority complex Blessed by gods Others have nothing to offer Inadaptability Stability View of Pharaoh Unchangeable culture Agrarian village Predictability
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Religion Center of culture Polytheistic (3000 deities) Ra Amon Isis Osiris Harmony and order Basis of judgment by gods Afterlife Ka Initially limited
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People Elites Pharaoh Nobility Merchants and artisans Commoners Agricultural villages Tenant farming and sharecropping Military service Forced labor Slavery Patriarchal Urban cities  Reserved for Pharaoh and wealthy Controlled commerce Pleasure grounds Artisans and craftsmen
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