Sumerian Achievements

For this assignment, you will write an essay in which you describe the Sumerian civilization (include such information as scientific achievements, social classes and who belonged to each, religious beliefs of the Sumerians, law code, the place of women etc.).

You are not to simply copy information from your sources. Read through them, picking out the important information, and write an essay on the topic in your own words

You are to use the following link:


You also need to find another link on your own. For this link, give the internet address, and describe the information contained in the link - use specific examples here.

This assignment is to be typed, double spaced, and 1 1/2 - 2 pages in length. You may do this assignment individually or work in pairs(2 people). For those working in pairs, you are to state what information and work each person was responsible for. Spelling and grammar will also be a part of the grade. The assignment will be worth up to 20 points if all directions are followed.