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Unformatted text preview: - Hammurabis code .- In 1760 BC, the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi, formed the first form of law code etched in stone. An example eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth. This stone was later carried off as a war trophy to Persia.- Cuneiform (wedge shaped writing) Acadians used it; almost everybody in Mesopotamia used it. Babylonians, Persians, and Assyrians.- Ziggurat temple. Made out of brick(clay, mud, straw) covered with plaster.- Monks mound or Temple mound chief or shaman lived on top. Made out of dirt- Sargon of the cod found the first empire-Assyrians great army, what happened to them? No one really knows exactly what happened. Tigris and Euphrates rivers run through it.-Shang and Jo empire in china--Mycenae warriors (got arthritis from carrying heavy shields), advances in armor, elaborate ways to store, collect and redistribute food.- Mississippian culture and Cahokia- 20,000 population. Biggest city in America until Philadelphia. Not sure what happened to them. Wood hinge (predict the time)Philadelphia....
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