5 Describe the first great civilization in Mesopotamia p5 In this fertile

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5. Describe the first great civilization in Mesopotamia. (p.5) In this fertile region between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers, King Nebuchadnezzar II ruled over the city of Babylon in the sixth century B.C. He made his city the capital of a great empire with impressive religious buildings, palaces, massive walls, and the magnificent hanging gardens---one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. 6. What was the wish of most European monarchs? (p.6) A united Europe under their rule, their government, and their faith. 7. How did Catherine the Great become wealthy and eventually the sole ruler of Russia? (p.6) She married well, because her husband Peter III was the czar of Russia. But she wanted to be ruler in her own right. In 1762 the Russian army arrested and killed Peter and gave Catherine her wish. She ruled Russia for 34 years. 8. What are regents ? (p.7) A person appointed to administer a country because the monarch is a minor or is absent or incapacitated. 9. Why does the name Attila the Hun still remind people of savages? (p.8) They slaughtered citizens at will. Attila then demanded huge
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