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Chapter 6, Lesson 3, The First Empires (pp. 168-173)

I. Sargon of Akkad

II. Rival Empires

    A. Assyria and Babylonia struggled for control of Mesopotamia, until the Babylonian king, Hammurabi, conquered it all.

    B. Hammurabi created a organized set of laws called a code and carved it on stones for all to see.

    C. Mesopotamia continued to be invaded and conquered by other people after Hammurabi's death.

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