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Characteristics Of Civilization: America

Explaining how America is a civilization.
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Matthew McMahon

on 9 May 2011

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This represents the characteristic of modern civilization, Religion because it is a statue of Jesus Christ who in Christianity is God's son who saved the people of Earth by dieing to clear the people of their sins. This also represents America because 76% of America is Christian as well as pray regularly. This represents the modern characteristic of civilization, Religion because it is a Mosque where Muslims go to worship. This also represents America because it is the second largest religion in America with 1% of the total population being Islamic and 40% of those people attend Mosque weekly. Religion Characteristics of modern Civilization The Arts This represents the characteristic of modern civilization The Arts, because the arts include: music, art, dance, and theatre. This is American because this is a picture of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra who usually play about 4-5 concerts a week in America. This represents the characteristic of modern civilization The Arts, because the arts include: music, art, dance, and theatre. This is American because this is a picture of the Chicago Theatre who have about 1 play and numerous performances a week in Chicago. Government This represents the characteristic of modern civilization, Government because The House of Representitives is a large part of our government. This is American because The House creates all of the revenue bills that if passed can affect America. Many of the more recent bills will greatly affect America because they have to do with tax cuts and medical insurance. This represents the characteristic of modern civilization, Government because Franklin D. Roosvelt was the main president in office during World War 2. This is American because World War 2 was a dark time in American history and he was our leader at the time and helped us get through most of the war before his very unfortunate death in April 1945 and still people talk about him to this day. Writing This represents the characteristic of modern civilization Writing because this was the written language used by Native Americans. This is American because Native Americans created and used these symbols as their written language. This is modern because people today still study these symbols from hundreds of years ago. This represents the characteristic of modern civilization Writing because every word in the English language are in dictionaries. This is American because our language is slightly different from England's. Also we create new slang that eventually becomes part of our language just from using it a lot. Social Structure Technology This realtes to this characteristic of civilization because this is camera can take 2-D pictures and turn them into 3-D pictures (I did my science reort on the technology they used for this camera.). This is a big technological advancement because noone has yet to have made a simple point and shoot 3-D camera until now. This is American because Sony is an American company and this is one of their newest products. This relates to this characteristic of civilization beacause technology is a tool used for a practical purpose and with google you can search for anything you wish with in a few seconds. This is American because it was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in Standford University, California and is used by most Americans every day. Food Supply This relates to this characteristic of civilization because on farms you grow fruits, vegetables, and even animals for food. This is American because there are 1.9 million currently running farms in America. The Star Spangled Banner This relates to this characteristic of civilization because John Deere makes farming equipment to help farmers grow their crops. This is American because John Deere started in Moline Illinois and is still a big farm equipment manufactorer to today. This relates to this characteristic of civilization because the main three classes in society are, lower class, middle class, and upper class. Usually only the middle and upper class families can afford to send their kids to a univerisity. This is American because this is the logo of the University of Chicago which is one of the best schools in America. This relates to this charcteristic of civilization becasuse it basically created Social Structure. Without money how would we know who was poor and who was rich? This is American because America really only has very rich and poor people and few few middle class. Also this is an American fifty dollar bill which most American families have at least one of. Fun Fact: Flanklin D. Roosvelt only had pictures taken of his upper half so noone would see him in his wheelchair. I was here when this photo was taken just a few rows down from here.
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