Leila's Mesopotamia Comic - Stanger

Leila's Mesopotamia Comic - Stanger

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  • I hate having to hunt and gather. It's so exausting and the older people and younger kids can't help.
  • What if we started living near the Tigris river so that we can have water and grow crops? Younger and older people could help grow crops.
  • The soil here by the river is great for growing crops. Also, there is unlimited water supply.
  • We now have lots of crops to eat. The young and old folks can help with the crops. We can also use our crops to pay our taxes. Our ecosystem is now full of crops.
  • It would be so smart if we used domestication to raise and kill these animals. We could always have food to eat if we did that.
  • Agricultreal Revolution
  • This is a ziggurat. It's where the king lives. I want to live in here but I can't. This is also where the taxes go.
  • Now life here in Mespotamia is so much easier. We have people of all ages helping out with the farming. Now that we don't have to do so much hunting and gathering, I have much more social time.
  • What if we lived by rivers so that we have water and maybe we can grow stuff!
  • We could keep animals to breed and then kill them and eat their meat. If we keep this process going then we will always have food.
  • What if we kept animals to breed and then we can kill some for food and keep that process going so that we will always have something to eat? What if we kept animals to breed and then we can kill some for food and keep that process going so that we will always have something to eat?
  • It would be so smart if we used domestication to raise and kill animals.
  • It would be so smart if we used domestication to raise and kill animals. We could always have meat if we did that.
  • This is the ziggaurat. It's where the king lives. I want to live here when I get older. This is also where people give their taxes.
  • Now, people of all ages help with the farming here. We grow crops by the Tigrus and Ephrates rivers to eat and give for taxes.
  • We raise and kill animals to eat and use to our advantage. Everything moves a lot smoother now that we have changed the ways we do things.
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