Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
A Message of Ancient Days

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 6, Lesson 3: The First Empires (pp. 168-173)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Conflict Strong rulers conquered and combined Mesopotamia's city-states into the world's first empires.

Lesson Outline
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