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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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State Development in Early Civilizations

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The development of political states in early civilizations was PRIMARILY motivated by which of the following?

A

The complexity of life in densely populated territories required some authority to regulate the community.

B

The upper class needed protection of their privileges.

C

Civilizations needed a strong centralized army to repel invaders.

D

Rulers needed to collect taxes to finance the military.

E

Large work forces were needed to work on public projects.