One of the main points of dispute between the Republican and Democratic parties after the Civil War was
policy toward Great Britain.
high tariffs versus anti-protectionism.
states' rights versus nationalism.
the degree of punishment for the South.
it depends on which society you are referring to. many civilization performed rituals so the gods would with their growing season but the most well known is that of the aztecs. they would make sacrifices, usually animals, but sometimes humans as well.