Anthropological Description of the Neolithic Revolution
For the Final Paper, you will choose one civilization from the resource list (attach list is below), and summarize the impact of the Neolithic revolution on the selected civilization. The textbook also lists and explores seven characteristics of a civilization (Food Surplus, Large Dense Populations, Social Stratification, A Formal Government, Labor Specialization, Recording Keeping, and Monumental Works) . You will choose three of these characteristics and assess how they are manifested in your chosen civilization. You must use a minimum of one scholarly source from the provided list of Ashford University Library resources, in addition to the text.
In your paper: Describe one of the civilizations from the list provided (i.e., location, environment, and relevant history of the civilization). Explain how the Neolithic revolution contributed to the origins of your chosen civilization. Summarize three of the characteristics of civilizations and assess how they are manifested in your chosen civilization. Provide supporting archaeological evidence that those characteristics manifested within your chosen civilization. Explain the factors that led to the downfall of the chosen civilization.
Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper: Must be five double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following: Title of paper Students name Course name and number Instructors name Date submitted Must use at least one scholarly source from the resource list provided, in addition to the course text. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.