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Details the history of the four countries that make up Musaca, along with the creation of Musaca.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 

Shabody Qui-Qui --------------pg. 3-4

Masuca ------------------------------ pg. 5-7

Reflections 2 -------------- pg. 8-12

Reflections 3 ------------------ pg. 13-17

Reflections 4 ----------pg. 18-22

Reflections 5 ---------pg. 23-27

Reflections 6 ---------pg. 28-32

Reflections 7 ------------pg. 33-42

Feature Concepts ------------------- around pg. 43-?

Introduction


Shabody Qui-Qui: World Map

Musaca Elevation Map


Musaca Geographic Map


Musaca Border Map


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settlement and Cultural Development

The settlement of Seireitei has an absolute location of 30 degrees north by 173 degrees east. This settlement is named Seireitei after its founder, Shiho Seireitei. It has characteristics that make it a promising location to settle. Situation-wise, Seireitei is located nearby to three other settlements that it can trade with. These other settlements can be reached by a river system that connects them. Also, Seireitei is the closest settlement to the sea. This makes it the situationally best settlement to transport things found in the ocean. This includes turtle shells, fish, and other aquatic specimens.

Site-wise, Seireitei sits at an elevation of 200 meters above sea level. This elevation is abundant in vegetation to live off of along with rich soil for agriculture. The settlers generally feast on many available animals like deer but a specialty is both sea turtle and alligator. This makes alligator hunting a well loved sport for men in this colony. When killing land animals, they use arrows and spears when necessary. When fishing, most use large nets the women make from plant matter, and they work in groups spanning more than one kayak to get large amounts of fish.

For clothing, women wear light animal hide for coverage. Men wear animal hide from the waist down. However, it is not uncommon to see outfits mostly comprising of weaved plant matter on women during the hotter seasons. Shelter wise, large huts are made on mounds of earth or high ground to prevent damage from the occasional rising of water. Whether the hut was made of rock or clay depended entirely upon that families rank within the settlement. Leaders had rock houses formed together by clay while the average family simply had clay. The clay is a valuable material found near the end and on the banks of the river near the settlement. The shelters protect their supplies and themselves from the common rain storms and showers. They also maintain a steady guard against dangerous animals or rival colony threats. In their spare time, people of Seireitei have many options for recreational time. These include participating in competitions usually based around hunting for men and weaving or cooking for women. After the people's chores are finished for the day, many adults also enjoy drinking wine made from muscadine grapes that are harvested nearby. Kids tend to find enjoyment in getting into groups to either play games or learn hunting and agriculture techniques. While women are seldom allowed to visit the beach for anything more than collecting valuable items, some are allowed to assist in lakewater fishing and hunting with the bow. Sadly, strong storms do come at times and damage housing and agriculture. The people have adjusted to that and learned to efficiently rebuild. The main problem is attacks by alligators which citizens of Seireitei have started to make lookouts for when those who are inexperienced approach the deeper portions of the river.

‘Place’ is defined as the human and physical characteristics of an area including landmarks and the unique ways of life for those living in that place. The ‘place’ of Seireitei can be described as fertile for agriculture. Seireitei also has an ocean a little ways to the east. It is devised of huts made on hills and a river to its south. The main food is fruit, fish, and dear. And they have planted multiple plants to both increase the food variety and to feed the people. They usually travel by boat and are good at trading with others.



 who are inexperienced approach the deeper portions of the river.

‘Place’ is defined as the human and physical characteristics of an area including landmarks and the unique ways of life for those living in that place. The ‘place’ of Seireitei can be described as fertile for agriculture. Seireitei also has an ocean a little ways to the east. It is devised of huts made on hills and a river to its south. The main food is fruit, fish, Aligator, and dear. And they have planted multiple plants to both increase the food variety and to feed the people. They usually travel by boat and are good at trading with others.



Landy McLandface 



The Settlement I have chosen will be called Landy McLandface, in honor of the british warship, Boaty McBoatface. This settlement is located at 25 degrees N and 120 degrees E. I placed my new settlement near two rivers, this provides water for crops and keeping our community clean. It is surrounded by rivers so that to get into the area you must cross river. This makes our settlement easily defendable from attacks. It is mostly flat at a little above sea level. The climate is temperate, and is cooler but does not have drastic season changes. It stays at a comfortable temperature with medium humidity. 

         Many different fruits grow in this climate such as pears, cherries, kiwi and blueberries. Many species of nuts also grow in our area such as walnuts and hazelnuts. Wheat, corn, and many edible vegetables and potatoes also grow near my new settlement. Our climate requires a thin layer of clothing most of the year but needs protection from bugs during the warmer seasons. Basic deer skin along with elk, bison and bear hide provide clothing. Our area is also adept to grow cotton. 

        In this area the main protection we will need is from rain. Here is plenty of trees that grow in our area and the many different woods will be suitable for building shelter. There will be rivers to cool off and get clean water from. The fresh water will be good for the summer. The thing that would most likely scare people would be the threat of floods during the spring and bears. 




 

Luna 


 My settlement is called Caelali and is located at about 165 degrees east, and 23 degrees north. I placed my new settlement near two rivers, this provides water for crops and keeping our community clean. It is surrounded by rivers so that to get into the area you must cross river. This makes our settlement easily defendable from attacks. It is mostly flat at a little above sea level. The climate is temperate, and is cooler but does not have drastic season changes. It stays at a comfortable temperature with medium humidity. 

         Many different fruits grow in this climate such as pears, cherries, kiwi and blueberries. Many species of nuts also grow in our area such as walnuts and hazelnuts. Wheat, corn, and many edible vegetables and potatoes also grow near my new settlement. Our climate requires a thin layer of clothing most of the year but needs protection from bugs during the warmer seasons. Basic deer skin along with elk, bison and bear hide provide clothing. Our area is also adept to grow cotton. 

        In this area the main protection we will need is from rain. Here is plenty of trees that grow in our area and the many different woods will be suitable for building shelter. There will be rivers to cool off and get clean water from. The fresh water will be good for the summer. The thing that would most likely scare people would be the threat of floods during the spring and bears. 

      Caelali is unique because of the variety of plants and animals and the mild climate that does not require heavy clothing or drastic changes to homes during the seasons. It is a relatively flat area with plenty of water making it perfect for farming. 



Kola-Basic Information

 The settlement Kola is the farthest to the east of the continent Musaca. It has a very humid and flat, this is very fortunate because this kind of weather and land is good for growing food crops. Kola is abundant in berries and fruit. Due to the well adapted environment the good soil and crop productivity brings in a wide range of animals. These animals range from small rodents to large predators. These animals are a large part of the Kola population’s food source. These animals and produce are a contributor on the style of Kola. The trees of this environment are good for building shelters and for other productive uses. Some of the main dangers include fear of the abundant large predator wildlife, including big cats and bears. There are also natural disasters that cause fear among the people including tornadoes and sometimes flooding, but other then that Kola is a safe place. They don’t have any social issues such as political enemies or rivals, yet. 




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Language

On the continent of Musaca, three other settlements share a common, nostratic, language root to Seireitei. This language’s hearth is between the settlements at a large central body of water which had been used for trade before the people separated into settlements. In the root language, the main words are as follows:

  •  sun = sonovis
  • eat = omting
  • happy = eakyar
  • animal = nomiss
  • mom = haln
  • dad = gran
  • danger = chager.

 However, Seireitei has moved away from its language hearth, and has become first a dialect, then a completely different language. This occurred through language divergence. Though Seireitei’s language can be identified with its nostratic language with backward reconstruction, there are many differences called sound shifts. They are as follows; 

  • sun, which was sonovis, is now sovio. 
  • eat has changed from omting to ammin. 
  • happy has changed from eakyar to eishyory.b
  • animal changed from nomiss to amniss.
  • mom and dad have changed from haln and gran to sulno and gunbo. 
  • danger changed from chager to chirei. 

Seireitei’s language system is similar to the system of the nostratic language. The system of the nostratic language was rather simple. To add a tense indicator, you added a sound separate from and before the word being described. The words were goi for past, gi for present and go for future. Also, the order of the sentences are arranged in the following order: verb, noun, then adjective. Seireitei still incorporates these systems of communication but has added a few layers in the framework of their language. These are mainly words specific to the region or developed due to the creation of the settlement. However Seireitei uses a strongly pronounced and emphasized “o” sound at the beginning of a word to negate it. An interesting fact is that Seireitei pronounces all ‘k’ sounds as a short ‘s’ or ‘sh’ sound and all ‘a’ sounds as an ‘e’ sound. Some of the only gestures they use for communication are a sharp hand gesture towards an animal when hunting in groups, and a lowering of the head or eyes when in the presence of someone considered superior in the settlement. Due to the location Seireitei have developed words specific to the settlement. These are 

  • eishey = sea
  • charpei = alligator
  • chuvio = storm
  • ochirei = safe
  • orory = turtle.

 Our language development can in some ways be compared to the eastern dialects of the indo-european language because we have a ‘s’ or ‘sh’ sound both by itself and to replace the ‘k’ sound like in the avestan language. It also is similar to how western dialects of the indo-european language replaced ‘a’ sounds with ‘e’ sounds like in latin.



 are: 

  • eishey = sea
  • charpei = alligator
  • chuvio = storm
  • ochirei = safe
  • orory = turtle.

 Our language development can in some ways be compared to the eastern dialects of the indo-european language because we have a ‘s’ or ‘sh’ sound both by itself and to replace the ‘k’ sound like in the avestan language. It also is similar to how western dialects of the indo-european language replaced ‘a’ sounds with ‘e’ sounds like in latin.




Luna

All of our settlements are located relatively close to each other and are all connected by a river system. Our root language sun is sonovis, eat is ompting, happy is eakyar, animal is nomiss, mom is half, dad is gran and danger is chager. My language has stuck close to the root words, with minor dialect changes  to sheer the emphasis is put on a word, and differences from accents. My words that come from the root words are sovoli, ompharing, eakyar no, nomisus, heln, from, and caungo, some of my new words relate to the rivers I am surrounded by. Fish is lemond, and water is acanu. We would hunt a lot, but we have the potential of being attacked easier because of the lack of forests. So hunt is maud and protect is prasidi. My land is flat and has a good agricultural climate our word for grow is facresum. Our syntax is similar to our nostratic language. C’s in my language a pronounced hard. And all vouls are long.

      Like Romance languages that are in the same rot family as Latin, words are spelled closely to Latin but the pronunciation is very different.

Landy McLandface



Musaka was first created when a large body of land separated west from the original super continent that was on the planet. The new continent was forced east, and acting as a pendulum, Musaka forced all the the continents below askew as well. Continental drift aided in the water patterns by forcing Musaka into an out turned position. The climate in the newly formed continent is relatively temperate, making it the ideal place to call home. Since Musaka broke off from a continent on it’s west side rather sharply, there is a large stress mark in the land.

My part in creating this consisted of creating the map and figuring out water patterns. I really enjoyed being able to figure out and replace the water patterns as needed. Once all was in place, I felt a wave of satisfaction. It seems as though I was a scientist, and thought they might have had a similar task.



Kola- Language


Within the country of Kola, the known hearth of the language is Yorkins. The way of their speech is strange to outsiders. The language was created differently than other language hearths. These people take a sound that is associated with the word that they are trying to communicate. For instance sun is whonvis, eat is homntin, happy or joyful emotions are eak’yeer, mom is aaln, dad is garen, danger is changer. This last word is an example of a dialect shift. The dialect of the language is mostly soft consonants and sharp vowels towards the front. They do not have words for mountain or for corn, this shows that they have never been associated with high altitudes meaning that they may not be as used to severely cold temperatures or low oxygen count that can be found in mountainous regions.  Some words that are associated to their environment is water, slugs; hunt, glee's; hungry, glurp; rain,chon; house, homidid.The Nustratic is Svovengich, the root family is suovishmen. The language history was very hard to find, it took 11 years to dig up using Backwards Reconstruction. To conclude this language and its people is beautiful.




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Religion and Philosophy

Seireitei can be considered to have a monotheistic religion with some polytheistic  properties. These are the idea that one true god is made from four separate gods. This religion is called Iedome. Iedome’s founder was Eiska Seireitei. Eiska Seireitei was the great grandson of Shiho Seireitei. Upon seeing the disorder and witnessing his father’s violent death, Eiska locked himself away below the largest palm near the village. During this time he came in touch with the forces around him so that they would materialize in their true forms before him. They promised him and his men the chance for redemption and purity upon passing their trials. The next day he addressed the citizens of Seireitei and told them what the greatest god, El  had told him. Upon his return, he preached and held sermons of the blessings the gods would bestow upon their chosen people, the seireiteins.

The ultimate goal of Iedome is to live in respect to your chosen god and uphold your society in order to be reincarnated into a higher house. It is believed that over time, through good deeds to others and belief in your god, you will eventually be blessed by El, the ultimate god, and live in ieshchorie, the desired and blessed lands. 

The rules and process to get to Ieshchorie is long and hard. The belief revolves around reincarnation. It is believed that you must first be granted birth into a house higher than your previous one by the god of your previous house. You are judged worthy by performing deeds befitting your rank. There are four houses. They are sull, Eishey, Seintei, and Seireitei. Those in the house of Sull have the lowest amount of social influence.Elreish, the god of land and legs of El, look over the house of Sull. After that, Eirei, the god of the sea and hands of El, oversees and passes judgment upon those in the house of Eishey. Then there is Seintei, the god of the sky and torso of El. He watches over the Seintei house and decides whether they are to be sent to the house of Seireitei or dropped to the house of Eishey. El is god over everything and embodies the mind and soul of the earth. To harm nature without need is to harm a part of El. He passes the final judgement once you die from being in the house of Seireitei. If you chooses you as worthy, you are granted to enter ieshchorie, if you are found unworthy, then you will be reincarnated in the house of Sull and repeat until you finally are worthy. For lower houses, obeying those above you and faith in your god is how you move on. However, for those of the highest of ranks, their job is to see to it that those beneath them are treated with respect. For example, those of the house of Sull are performing the will of Elreish and maintaining Seireitei’s prosperity.

There are many taboos. First, all peoples must always maintain decency when in the presence of others. Second, all relationships must be from the same house. Third, to cause the turtle unnecessary pain is a sin, for it is El’s favorite. Fourth, nobody can contact the dead until their rebirth. To imply such action is a sin punishable by death. Fifth, to directly disobey one from a higher house is a sin. And sixth, it is a sin for a male or female to be impure before being betrothed, or unfaithful to their betrothed. 

There are three holy sites made from natural land formations. The first is the palm which Eiska had first contacted the gods. Also known as the Eir Tree. Second was the river that flowed by them. And third was an expansive cave with stalagmites and stalactites that which the people of Seireitei believed help them be in touch with their god. Only those of the house of seireitei were allowed there. In the center of seireiteis main housing location. The people of seireitei constructed Four large pillars, called the Eshei, dictating the rules and promises of their gods. This was also the final resting place of Eiska. 

The Eshei were constructed by Eiska before his death. They serve to tell of the gods words and are considered the scriptures or holy book. There are smaller copies  of them throughout Seireitei.

 Within the family groups mentioned above, there is a main line and subsidiary lines branching off from the main one. The further a family is branched off from their main family line the less power they wield, and the lower the connection to their god is. This form of hierarchy is further emphasized in higher houses. Sull, because it is the lowest house, has little to no distinction between family trees. Those of the house of Sull also make up the largest part of the population.

Though the material can change, women must be covered from the neck to below the knees when in social areas. Similarly, men must have adornments covering them from the bellybutton to the knees. Each house has their gods symbol painted or sliced either on their foreheads or hand/lower wrist. These symbols are as in following from lowest house to highest. A curved leg, a hand, a wnd, and a sun. 




There are many taboos. First, all peoples must always maintain decency when in the presence of others. Second, all relationships must be from the same house. Third, to cause the turtle unnecessary pain is a sin, for it is El’s favorite. Fourth, nobody can contact the dead until their rebirth. To imply such action is a sin punishable by death. Fifth, to directly disobey one from a higher house is a sin. And sixth, it is a sin for a male or female to be impure before being betrothed, or unfaithful to their betrothed. 

There are three holy sites made from natural land formations. The first is the palm which Eiska had first contacted the gods. Also known as the Eir Tree. Second was the river that flowed by them. And third was an expansive cave with stalagmites and stalactites that which the people of Seireitei believed help them be in touch with their god. Only those of the house of seireitei were allowed there. In the center of seireiteis main housing location. The people of seireitei constructed Four large pillars, called the Eshei, dictating the rules and promises of their gods. This was also the final resting place of Eiska. 

The Eshei were constructed by Eiska before his death. They serve to tell of the gods words and are considered the scriptures or holy book. There are smaller copies  of them throughout Seireitei.

 Within the family groups mentioned above, there is a main line and subsidiary lines branching off from the main one. The further a family is branched off from their main family line the less power they wield, and the lower the connection to their god is. This form of hierarchy is further emphasized in higher houses. Sull, because it is the lowest house, has little to no distinction between family trees. Those of the house of Sull also make up the largest part of the population.

Though the material can change, women must be covered from the neck to below the knees when in social areas. Similarly, men must have adornments covering them from the bellybutton to the knees. Each house has their gods symbol painted or sliced either on their foreheads or hand/lower wrist. These symbols are as in following from lowest house to highest. A curved leg, a hand, a wind, and a sun. 



Luna


Caelali, the religion in this region, strives for peace with oneself and your surroundings. The Caelali religion has no god, but instead worship nature and the peace and equality in it. This makes this an animistic religion. Members of this religion use only what they need from nature and do not waste its resources. They believe that humans are given thee right to live in peace and harmony with nature and the animals and plants within it. We believe that no one is superior to the other creatures on earth. The ultimate goal is to find peace within oneself and find your inner Amor. You are considered one with nature when you find it, and you have therefore found peace and equality with the world. The holy book is called the Lacrimans. The Lacrimans is never completed and is a collection of finding from the Saphali, or the teachers in finding your Amor. Every person is considered to be born equal and can become a Saphali once you have found your Amor. The only restrictions are kindness to others, and when you use nature through hunting or gathering you use everything and honor the things you are using. When you take a gift from the earth you let nothing go to waste. The holy sites are the rivers, they are believed to carry the spirit of the Amor and are highly honored. 

There are no specific clothing requirements other than the left earlobe being pierced if you are married and you are a woman or the right if you are a man. 

                                                                                Landy McLandface


Welcome back to yet another exciting update on Landy McLandface! Some exciting things have happened recently, a religion has been developed! It appears to be a monotheistic religion called “Bernism” with teachings based on it’s founder, in the book called “The Slighde”. The story of its origin goes like this; One night, Hayden was walking along a path and felt a sudden pain in his head. He could see nothing but a grey box in his mind. This is what was known as finding serenity. Hayden wrote down what had happened and the thoughts that came to him afterward. Hayden writes, “for one to accomplish serenity, one must clear the head of all negative thoughts.” The religion’s only taboo appears to be having negative thoughts. The people of the town loved Hayden and his teachings so much, they published his teachings and erected a statue of him in the center of town.  Until next time, goodbye.

Kola - Religion

The religion of the people from Soda, Kola is very interesting. They ,like most of the known religions today, are monotheistic.  They believe in a being called drol. They don't have a book but they do have The Holy Stones. These are stationed to the east of the main city, they are in  a small plateau. The giant stones are boulders that have always been there. The people carved the story of their belief. The story goes that a lightning bolt hit the stones and made a crevice, one week after the crack was made it rained for exactly an hour. After the storm a tree appeared in the giant stone, that night the tree was struck by lightning and there appeared a girl. The tree was gone but a girl with green tinted skin was left on the stone. The girl, drol grew quickly and taught the people how to live and grow a humble and kind life. They didn’t learn about how to worship the earth or anything like that, but did learn right from wrong. They don’t try to convert anyone, and don’t believe in magic. They only believe in living a life worth living and making your life intertwine with others in a positive way. Anything morally wrong is shunned, but forgiveness is a well loved trait. Back to their interesting story, the girl eventually died by being struck by lightning and going into the sky again. Now the civilization plants trees every shaji. The alleged time of doral's existence. They also wait to forgive themselves by putting a wooden cup out in the plateau to collect the rain to cleanse themselves. Since the girl had green skin these people don't care about race, or about hierarchy. They only have one taboo and that is to not harm others or to be wrong, or be naked.


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Government and Outpost

Seireitei’s government is a theocratic monarchy with a federalist chain of command and socialist ideals. This government is divided into four general levels of power which the person is born into based on their behavior in the previous life. From most influential to least, the houses are: Seireitei, Seintei, Eishey, and Sull. Leaders, preachers, and religious judgers all originate from Seireitei house. The oldest son of the main line, with the purest blood of the religion's founder, Eiska Seireitei, leads Seireitei as the prophet. Next is the Seintei house, made of those who pursue intellectual pursuits in the name of advancement for their god. After them is the Eishey house, the peacekeepers, and then there is Sull, the commoners with few rights sans fair trial, child protection, and escape from unbeneficial marriages that are unlikely to provide the expected number of children.

In all houses, a child is considered an adult at 15 years of age and will have an average life expectancy of 30-52 years depending on the house they are in. Some factors leading to the oscillating death rate during this period of Seireitei’s development are the occasional flood or storm that rolls in from the sea, and, to some extent, potato famine. This is because barring squash, seafood, and potatoes are a significant portion of the available food supply.  

Once a citizen (anyone married or born into a house who pledges allegiance and upholds their god) reaches adulthood, those in the high houses are given their responsibilities. In Sull, this is when a child is no longer given consideration by the government and must begin helping to support itself and his family. This is also when a women is expected to find a suitor. If she fails to find a proper suitor before eighteen, she will be assigned one. If, at any one time, the prophet passes before a son turns fifteen, or has no sons, the title of prophet will move to the next closest in relation to the previous prophet until the son turns fifteen. For the first three houses, the closer you are to the main bloodline, the more influential you are. Those closest to blood of the prophet act as his consultants in following the will of their god, El.







Seireitei’s main resource is gold. Though, in the future, natural gas and uranium will also prove helpful to Seireitei’s development. The people of Seireitei discovered gold by finding chunks of it in a stream approximately twenty five miles outside the settlement limits in a creek. They found gold to be a very valuable resource. They especially found it valuable for religious art, jewelry, and appliances. They found that they could easily mold gold into statues to represent their gods, or flatten it so that it could be plated over prominent buildings, both protecting and glamorizing them. Also, cups and silverware for the highest ranked families could now be made of gold.

Seeing the importance of gold, Seireitei looked into the discovery. Further investigation into the material led to them making a mine forty one miles below (.6 degrees south of) the current settlement. The prophet, after consideration with his advisors, sent a large group of people to this location in order to mine large amounts of gold to transport back to Seireitei. The group was made of a low class branch of the Seireitei house to lead the colony, one subsidiary branch from the Seintei and Eishey house to organize and maintain the colony, and a large group from the Sull house to do the necessary work in order to maintain the colony.

Once the colony, named Eiska, was established, A large portion of the branch belonging to the Seireitei house was granted permission to return, leaving a few families to lead the new colony. More from the Sull house replaced them. In order to keep the Eiska colony from collapsing, Seireitei provided the crops and manpower necessary until the mine opened. Unlike Seireitei, which formed as a cluster village in response to the recurrent floods over time, Eiska formed as a grid village nearby the expanding number of mines. The Seintei were the ones who decided the size of the lot for gold mining and which lots were to be taken care of by designated farmers in order to support the whole colony. 

Some of the mines contained uranium, however, it was primarily considered waste and disregarded. Between Eiska and Seireitei, the internal traders came upon a fissure in the ground spewing flickers of fire following a recent storm. After years of close study and superstition, due to its activity after storms showing the gods anger,  a high ranking man from Seintei proposed using crude, rock pipes to transport the gasses to edges of Eiska and Seireitei to be used in cooking and water purification*.

Agreeing to this idea, the government set up a complex tube system to transport the natural gasses to areas where needed. Their uses included preheating water for baths, purifying water, and starting fires. These tubes of rock were commonly maintained by internal traders passing between the two locations, and treated from a distance do to their dangerous qualities that the Seireiteians believed stemmed from El’s rage at disrespect towards his gift.


Luna

In the colony Calali, our resources are Oil, Diamond and Nickel. With these we can make many types of jewelry with the diamonds and nickel, we can also with other settlements sold resources make nickel alloys. The oil can produce types of gasoline and other types of energy production for our colony. The nickel alloy production is mechanized along with the refining of oil. Our metal production is an agglomeration because we all have different types of metals that can be used to create alloys near each other. The industrial belt is between Aimee(Kola) and I’s settlements, because she has useful metals to me. Because together we both can make metals useful for making machinery and i make gas and her, coal powered machinery this aids in having more developed settlements.

Currently South Africa, Brazil, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Phillipines are industrializing or are newly industrialized. Brazil is most like mine because they have a large percentage of young adults and children that quickly drops off at age 50. At this age you can no longer safely and strongly operate machinery and quickly produce products at this stage of growth. So there are many younger people and children for working. 

Young children were used in machineries because of their small hands. Middle aged men worked in machineries because they are considered “strong” and need money to provide for a family. In our colony many children worked in machineries because they are small and can work the machines and there are a lot of young children in my colony. Middle aged men also work in the oil refineries because they are considered to be “stronger” than the women in the colony and are expected to provide for the family. The women would work with jewelry because of their small delicate skilled hands and eyes. Depending on the type of work you did that put you in a specific social ranking based off of pay and who you worked with/for. Ours will change about the same with people working in oil refineries and machineries higher than those still farming and working with livestock, though not as high as those running them. The jewelers would also be high because part of our religion is wearing decorative jewelry and headgear and body gear. So people making them would make a lot of money.





Kola- economics

The settlement deals with Cold fronts and disease. The Queen sent out hunting parties to kill larger game, and smaller game to create warm clothing and blankets to help through the cold fronts and early winters. The life expectancy is sadly about 25. Soon the hunting parties also found copper, zinc, and natural gas  which they used for building utensils.


CULTURE: They time that the people can join the hunting parties is the coming of age, age. That is age 17.  The Queen of this monarchy appointed the men to certain jobs, like builder, hunting party , Queens guard, and farmer. After being given the job, the men work, while the women take care of the house, children, and even work for the Queen as well as jobs that include cleaning the streets, making the blankets, and\or preparing the other women for celebrations and weddings. 

RESOURCES: One day the guard came upon a copper filled area not more than a mile from the Queen's quarters and showed it to the Queen,then they began to think of how to use it, which created the spark to have eating and building utensils from  the Queen soon the second settlement became more than an idea soon after, less than 3 miles from where the copper was found. This was also governed by the very well loved 

Queen.



Sovellen

Industry and Mechanization

Though Seireitei uses other resources it has gathered through trade from neighboring areas; It has found good ways to use its own resources for merchandise. One is the use of natural gas to create electricity and heating for the buildings. Two industries that improve general living and stimulate economic flow. This works by flowing natural gas into a gas turbine with oxygen and a spark, creating combustion to rotate the machinery and produce electricity. The heat then flows through a power boiler producing steam which flows into a steam turbine to make more electricity. The exhaust from this process is used as heating for the surrounding urban area. Another well known mechanized industry is sculpting. This includes the use of gold in computers and windows to make buildings climate controlled, and also in the mechanized building of teeth in dentistry due to gold being one of the healthiest implants possible to replace a tooth. Also, boats built with uranium weighting are considered some of the safest for travel between continents due to their stability. Overall, with the resources found in Seireitei, It has learned to create heating, specialty glass for buildings, renown jewelry, weighted boats, radiation resistant crafts, and electricity. Our main agglomeration of industries is centered around the largest amount of natural gas in a new urban area named Eisei, the electrical and heating industries. Our other agglomeration of industries is in Eiska, the construction industries. Also, our uranium leads our weaponization industry. With this in mind, our generalized industrial belt circles the main city, Seireitei, in a semicircle from south of Seireitei, looping to the southwest of Seireitei. Most of this area has become urban in response to the resources found there. 

The mechanization and usage of Seireitei’s resources, along with increased trade with other territories, has lead some of the Seireitei territory to become a stage three country. However, that is for the urban areas that are experiencing the gains more than those who are still rural/ agricultural, mainly from the Sull house. Since these mechanized changes have not impacted these rural areas quite so much, they have continued to stay in stage two. So, overall, even if mechanization has not moved Seireitei completely from stage two, it is quickly moving closer to being completely stage three on the demographic transition model.

Some real world places in the same general demographic transition Haiti, Nepal, Benin, India, Brazil. All  of these are between the 2nd and 3rd stage. For urban areas, India was a good representation of Sovellens current demographic stage. 










Benin was a good representation of agricultural and rural part of Seireitei because they are both somewhere in the second stage of the demographic transition model. Likewise, India represented the urban parts of Seireitei because both are in what seems to be the later part of the third stage in the demographic transition model.

For stage three, social systems probably become more noticeable. While before, a large portion of the community had to do menial tasks, now that most of those tasks are done through mechanization, only the most menial of tasks, such as farming, are still left to the lower tiers of society. Also, with this money exchange, the financial difference between different classes becomes more evident by who benefits from the industrialization and who experiences little change. In newly developed industries, people used in these industries would be relatively low class workers with little knowledge on the topic. Then, if the industry is successful, more advanced and maybe slightly higher ranking social classes will work in that industry. Meaning that the lowest house, the Sull’s, would be the ones working in the industries to start. Then, if it is successful, those of the next lowest house, Eishey, may also start working there. During this time, the second highest house, Seintei, will likely manage it unless the house of Seireitei takes interest in its progress. This will give more people jobs to support themselves and live longer, meaning that they no longer need to have so many children.

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The region is quickly industrializing, paving the way for more businesses to expand and monetize. The Lancaster region can produce all sorts of things such as clothing, fruits, vegetables, sugar, and bombs. A few products that are mechanized would be the nuclear weapons, sugar production and clothing.The greatest agglomeration of industry would be clothing production with the processing factory, manufacturing facility and distribution center all in one area that rely on each other to make revenue.The Industrial belt falls just below the town of Woods, most industry for clothing production and nuclear weapons, among others is produced here. With industrialization, the demographic tends to be more people living in the northern part and the less industrialized in the south. More men and women go to work each day so they are able to make a living.This industry has moved our region into stage three and will soon be well into it. We closely relate to countries such as Mexico, Argentina, Thailand, Dominican Republic, and Northern Ireland. The one that relates most would be Thailand.


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This stage shows clear development meaning the people tend to live longer, things get produced faster, and the colony is starting to look up for the future of industry. The lower/ low middle class would work in the factories considering the placement of the factories is near their homes. The social ladder is beginning to change as well. People have access to more high end products produced faster than ever, leading to a drop in the differentiation between social classes. Social class in the real world also showed this, with the appearance between the middle and high class slowly starting to come together. 



Industry

In the colony Calali, our resources are Oil, Diamond and Nickel. With these we can make many types of jewelry with the diamonds and nickel, we can also with other settlements sold resources make nickel alloys. The oil can produce types of gasoline and other types of energy production for our colony. The nickel alloy production is mechanized along with the refining of oil. Our metal production is an agglomeration because we all have different types of metals that can be used to create alloys near each other. The industrial belt is between Aimee(Kola) and I’s settlements, because she has useful metals to me. Because together we both can make metals useful for making machinery and i make gas and her, coal powered machinery this aids in having more developed settlements.

Currently South Africa, Brazil, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Phillipines are industrializing or are newly industrialized. Brazil is most like mine because they have a large percentage of young adults and children that quickly drops off at age 50. At this age you can no longer safely and strongly operate machinery and quickly produce products at this stage of growth. So there are many younger people and children for working. 

Young children were used in machineries because of their small hands. Middle aged men worked in machineries because they are considered “strong” and need money to provide for a family. In our colony many children worked in machineries because they are small and can work the machines and there are a lot of young children in my colony. Middle aged men also work in the oil refineries because they are considered to be “stronger” than the women in the colony and are expected to provide for the family. The women would work with jewelry because of their small delicate skilled hands and eyes. Depending on the type of work you did that put you in a specific social ranking based off of pay and who you worked with/for. Ours will change about the same with people working in oil refineries and machineries higher than those still farming and working with livestock, though not as high as those running them. The jewelers would also be high because part of our religion is wearing decorative jewelry and headgear and body gear. So people making them would make a lot of money.






Kola- Industrial revolution

the same stage right now as Sodda. From the examples  Jamaica is the most like this Sodda’s resources are iron, nickel, and natural gas. Through the years the civilization came up with jobs and purposes for these resources. From the iron this country  industrialized  blacksmiths to create tools for building and welders to help with structures for homes and buildings. As for the nickel they  made coins and other money. The natural gas is used  to burn for power and the main job associated with natural gas is a natural gas driller. From these jobs created agglomerations of industries. Sodda there are mainly  Blacksmiths and Carpenters fighting for business.

From these changes in society there began to be an industrial belt.The Industrial Belt is in outside , towards the West of,  post civilization and the main civilization. This change has affected where Sodda is in the demographic translation because it shows progression in the level of expanding.

In the real world Botswana, Colombia, India, Jamaica, Kenya, and Mexico are in civilization because it has a medium birth rate and is not increasing population. This change in the stage of development impacted the social classes. This is known because the upper class began to acknowledge the industrialization that was coming rather than the lower class. Also  technical advancements began to be produced at a rapid rate and because once the lower class began to take notice of the advancements they began to move to the bigger cities , leaving their farms, and merging with the higher class. In my alternate world the higher class began to industrialize around the resources.


Sovellen

Landy McLandface


Welcome back to yet another update on River City! Landy McLandface is a Semi-Peripheral City in stage 3. Birth rates are on the incline, steady growth in population is currently undergoing and death rates are very low. The main cause of death today is disease and sickness. Residents of Landy McLandface are starting to build an immunity to common diseases and illnesses, the most who die from this are the very young and the very old; those with weaker immune systems. 

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Population Pyramid for Landy McLandface

Most people cannot afford to stay at home and be a house spouse so people of all genders are in the workplace. The town of Landy McLandfaceutilizes farmer markets in order to benefit farmers, open the way for new jobs and bring the price of fresh foods down. 

 

Depiction of the farmers market found in Landy McLandface

The town of Landy McLandface also provides a therapy service that helps people work out their issues. Other service industries are used, such as an uber like service and a nail salon, but this is the most popular.

 A look inside one of Dr. Moab’s sessions here in Landy McLandface

The main points of large groups of people are near the center of the city where most of the jobs are. And since both genders work about the same, there are even more people working in these areas. Many People nearest the center are that of a younger age seeking the most inner city jobs available.

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Pie Charts and Population Pyramid showing population, distribution of GDP and people in the workplace

As age Increases, the numbers of people living outside the city grows larger.

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Population map showing placement of population

Urbanization in Landy McLandface has been hit with a wave of unemployment, with more people in a certain area, the more Scarce jobs become.


The organization of NSTA is currently accepting multinational corporations in an attempt to bring more jobs to the People. The infrastructure has definitely helping to build the infrastructure. The organization of NSTA is currently involved with the NTP (Northern Trade Partners) which functions like NAFTA with trade routes established and a fully functioning system. 


 A look inside one of Dr. Moab’s sessions here in Landy McLandface

The main points of large groups of people are near the center of the city where most of the jobs are. And since both genders work about the same, there are even more people working in these areas. Many People nearest the center are that of a younger age seeking the most inner city jobs available.

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Pie Charts and Population Pyramid showing population, distribution of GDP and people in the workplace

As age Increases, the numbers of people living outside the city grows larger.

20170425_222718.jpg

Population map showing placement of population

Urbanization in Landy McLandface has been hit with a wave of unemployment, with more people in a certain area, the more Scarce jobs become.


The organization of NSTA is currently accepting multinational corporations in an attempt to bring more jobs to the People. The infrastructure has definitely helping to build the infrastructure. The organization of NSTA is currently involved with the NTP (Northern Trade Partners) which functions like NAFTA with trade routes established and a fully functioning system. 


The organization of NSTA is currently accepting multinational corporations in an attempt to bring more jobs to the People. The infrastructure has definitely helping to build the infrastructure. The organization of NSTA is currently involved with the NTP (Northern Trade Partners) which functions like NAFTA with trade routes established and a fully functioning system. 



KOLA- after industrial revolution

 The country, Sodda is thriving, it has gone to the industrial revolution, it hasn’t become a core country or reached level 4 in the demographic transition. But the country is growing and sustaining itself nicely. The birth rate is high, so it has begun to push the advertisement for birth control.The thing that people are mostly dying from is sickness, the leaders are starting to welcome doctors and church organizations that will be willing to give out vaccines. The government has given more money towards research places, and hospitals.There are both men and women in the workforce, even though the woman occupation count is lower than men, it is still extremely high. Especially for a semi-peripheral country._Although men have the higher paying jobs, women are dominating in textile mills and service work. Most gender neutral jobs are found in the city but women also play a part in the country's agriculture. As said before women play a huge role in services that include advertising,producing, and people skills.Sodda consist of a population that is growing. There is a decrease of elderly people, but a strong workforce. Sodda  is a part of the ITOUC. Which combines smaller countries into a larger dependable network. This combines  and trades all of the resources and help grow each other's’ GDP. This organization will help to build everyone's power, without crumbling each other for who will be a superpower.

-Aimee Welch

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Supranationalism

ITOUC (International Trade Organization of United Countries)

This trade organization is between Sox, Musaca, and Dachkaban. Sox mainly provides furniture, construction, health appliances, transportation technology, and power generators. Musaca mainly provides Jewelry, Refined Oils, explosives, dental appliances, scientific equipment, shipbuilding, automotive parts, programming, radio signal, and technological advancements. Dachkaban provides Automobiles construction, robotics, scientific equipment, health appliances, defence technology, a transportation industry, a media industry, and heavy manufacturing.     This Supranational organization is similar to the real worlds NAFTA because both focus on lowering the cost of trading products with no tariffs to increase each countries specializations and also boost the diversity of products in all included countries.


NSTA

Organization working to bring more jobs to the people through the acceptance of multinational corporations.

NTP (National Trade Partners)

countries with an established trade rout between them to premote international trade and specialization.

Evaluation Paragraph- Aimee

I would definantly live in my world because of the religious freedom and loss of conflict. A novel based off of someone  in my world there would be a lot of consiation in economy and the  language and history itself could write a book. I really enjoyed my group members and watching my continent grow to what it is today.


Sovellen; Human Movement


This video describes the movement of the people in Sovellen since they first formed the early agricultural settlement of Seireitei, to modern days. The main focus is on large population movements, internal migrations, and expeditions to neighboring continents. Most of the main movements will come with a brief explanation for the movement. Please enjoy.

Landy McLandface- Political Organization of Space

Luna- Cultural Diffusion



Luna-Cultural Diffusion Explained



This picture represtents the cultural diffusion of music from one region of the world to another. Music is a unaversalizing language that everyone understands and to speak to others through. 

The hearth of classical music in the Baroque Era was Central Europe, though in every region a different version of classical music was developing. Through this major hearth the idea of classical music diffused to Western Europe, Northern Africa, and India. These areas developed their own type of classical, using the traits of their native music to make it unique to them. In every region and era there are major composers that changed the flow of classical music and the direction that it followed. 

Music is passed down generation through generation changing throughout time. Each composer puts their own heart and style into the music making it their own. Music is ever changing, but understood by all as it goes through the world shaping other composers music. 

Luna

In my nation, Luna, the main city, Calali, is located near a large river so I can easily trade with the nations around me. The sub settlement that is located east of Calali. 

The interdependence on a local scale would be that my settlement,Calali relies on the sub settlement for its resources for a main source of income and natural resources to provide for the city. On the regional scale it relies on the settlements around it such as Kola, to provide food sources that my settlement can not grow because of its specific climate. On a global scale it relies on Dashkaban for resources such as health products and technology including automobiles. Luna relies on Sox for items such as furniture and other similar products. 

In the future I see Luna becoming more self dependent and creating more income producing items and industries. I also have hope that Calali will become a 4th level city that doesn't rely on the surrounding Nation-States. 

My Nation-State, Luna is very similar in development to Provence, France. This is because they are a lower level city that produces large amounts of jewelry and textiles shipping them off along with selling them directly in their city. They have art festivals along with home shops where hand made items are sold daily from resources directly in the area. The main source of income in this city is the small shops that provide the city and tourists with items. 

I have created a world where peace, equality and expressing you opinion is important. My nation, Luna is a very safe place with a highly valued education system developed to benefit the student and their future. I would like to live in this nation, I created it to be very like the things I value, and think would be important in a civilization. 

I am not sure that someone could write a very interesting novel about a character in Luna, I created it to be peaceful and an easy place to live and have a family. I wanted it to be, in fact, the opposite of many of the books I read. Though this is because I read books about murder, assassins, and many other, much "darker" topics. Though I greatly enjoy books about this, I do not want to live in places with this. 

I found that the most fun I had with this project was the Nation-States website where I got to create an economy for Luna. This gave me a chance to change more in depth concepts of my nation. The most interesting was creating a industry for Luna because I had to brainstorm what in my nation I could combine to sell and create income for it. The most difficult part of the Nation-States project was learning to trade and exist along with the other nations around me. 


Supranationalism

ITOUC (International Trade Organization of United Countries)

This trade organization is between Sox, Musaca, and Dachkaban. Sox mainly provides furniture, construction, health appliances, transportation technology, and power generators. Musaca mainly provides Jewelry, Refined Oils, explosives, dental appliances, scientific equipment, shipbuilding, automotive parts, programming, radio signal, and technological advancements. Dachkaban provides Automobiles construction, robotics, scientific equipment, health appliances, defence technology, a transportation industry, a media industry, and heavy manufacturing.     This Supranational organization is similar to the real worlds NAFTA because both focus on lowering the cost of trading products with no tariffs to increase each countries specializations and also boost the diversity of products in all included countries.