Sargon ordered his army to fight for more territory. He used his military tactics to add territory to his empire. He taught his large army of soldiers to fight in tight formations. He replaced any disloyal men with his own.
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The Babylonian all thrived under Hammurabi. Hammurabi was very careful about properly mainting the irrigation system. All though the society had slaves. Slaves were allowed to keep there own land and even buy there freedom back if they saved enough money.
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The Assyrians rose to power near 900 B.C. training for war hoping to expand their territory. They were often ruthless and even sometimes forcing a whole population out.
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Nebuchadnezza 11, drove all of the Egyptians out of Syria and conquered part of the Cannan. He kept them all captive and some were never allowed to go back to their homeland.
Hammurabi belived that the sun god was sending down laws. He said if people ever dissoby the laws they are going against the gods.
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Hammurabi was best known for his code of laws, which he wrote during his reign of 1750. Since the rules were all based on gods they would not and could not ever change. .For example if a house had ever collapsed on someone and person who built it would be killed.