Explain with examples from at least two of the river-basin civilizations how food surpluses led to the rise of complex societies and states

Explain with examples from at least two of the river-basin civilizations how food surpluses led to the rise of complex societies and states

From 3500-2000 BCE, as civilizations developed in the river basins of Mesopotamia, Egypt, South Asia and East Asia, more intensive cultivation brought agricultural surpluses that ushered in a wide range of impacts. Explain with examples from at least two of the river-basin civilizations how food surpluses led to the rise of complex societies and states. (To answer this question, you must define “complex society” and discuss the types of states developed in the societies you are discussing.)

9650-9900 words – 50% of your grade.