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Gifts were given to show that one country wanted peace and/or alliance with another. Mayan scribes recorded calendar information, administrative data and genealogies. The boys chosen were normally the sons od scribes and priests. Some of the different rights that women had, were that they could own property, borrow money, sign contracts, file for an annulment, and appear in court as a witness. In many sectors there seems to be some controversy about the racial make-up of the ancient Egyptian people, i.e. whether they were White or Black.

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