They conquered neighboring farm villages.
They shipped local products to Egypt to trade.
Grasses good for making breat grew wild nearby.
Every family raised its own food behind the house.
People bought leather sandals.
People voted for their leaders.
Boys held a wrestling contest.
Girls played music.
There were not enough books.
Public speaking was important.
They wanted to become citizens.
Examinations were very difficult.
Children did not learn to read.
Children studied sculpture and painting.
Both boys and girls got military training.
It was an organized city-state.
The government had two kings.
A small group held the most power.