Two Cultures that Developed into Civilization: The Hohokam and the Mound Builders

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There have been many different cultures around the world. Some of these cultures developed into civilizations. Two cultures that should be considered as civilizations are the Hohokam culture and the Mound Builders.

The Hohokam culture is considered as civilization. It is located in what is now Arizona. One reason that makes the Hohokam culture a civilization is that they have specialized jobs. Some examples of their specialized jobs are farmers, people who dug canals for irrigation, and hunters. Another reason that makes the Hohokam culture a civilization is that they have a center of trade. An example is that they traded with people in Mexico, the Southwest, and California. These are just two reasons that make the Hohokam culture a civilization.

The Mound Builder culture is considered a civilization. It was located in what is now the eastern part of the United States. One reason that makes The Mound Builders a civilization is that they were a center of trade. An example is that they had a large trade network. Their trade network stretched from the Atlantic to the Rocky Mountains. It also stretched from the Great Lakes to Florida. Another reason that makes it a civilization is that they had certain religious beliefs. Some examples of their religious beliefs are that the mounds that they made were served as burial sites. Their tombs that were in the mounds contained jewelry and other gifts for the dead. The Mound Builders built the Great Serpent Mound which is in present-day Ohio. This was one of their burial sites. These are just two reasons why the Mound Builder culture was a civilization.

In conclusion there have been many different cultures around the world. The Hohokam and the Mound Builder cultures are just some of the cultures that were developed into civilizations.
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