Also cities grew and they began to offer other advantages. This is how advanced cities developed.
Our cities became important because farmers needed a place to store and trade their surplus grain.
Sumer also had special edition workers. A society needs food surpluses before civilization can develop. Food surpluses allowed people to do different works. Workers can specialize. Priests can organize society. They run society and act like judges.
Complex intitutions was also very important trait of civilization. Religion and government became intitutions. This helped society meet its needs.
The last trait of civilization was advanced technology. People learned better ways to do things like canals irrigate crops, created new tools and used new materials like bronze.
Record keeping was also a very important job. Mesopotaminas used wooden counting sticks. Invented worlds first system of writing.
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