Well, hello! This is your Mesopotamia City Designing Supervisor. I have
invited you all here to do one thing and that is to DESIGN A SUMERIAN CITY-
STATE. You know, it is 3,500 B.C. and I think it is about time we all find a
location to settle down and build ourselves a little community. I am tired
of hunting and gathering and living a nomadic life style. There has to be a
more efficient and prosporous way to live our lives. One thing though, I
need your help!
The incentive you ask??? Oh yes, the most important part... The team of
designers that brings me the best city plan will get their plan approved and
a city will be built and named after them! The winning plan must include a
very detailed description with visuals of the following: geography,
occupations, farming, and government.
Each group will be given time to show and convince me and my panel members
(the class) that your city-state is the best and fits the criteria of a
Are you ready?? You and your group members are about to embark on a great
adventure... a place where no man has ever gone before! May the most
creative, well thought out, most collaborative, and hardest working group
win! OK city designers, let's get started.