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Category: Mesopotamia
Level: Grade 6
Author: jrosby
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Grade 6 Mesopotamia

Source: The Code of Hammurabi. The stated goal for his code of laws.
“to render good to the people, to make justice shine in the land, to destroy the evil and the wicked, that the strong do not oppress the weak.”

Which of the following did Hammurabi want his code of laws to do for his society?
  1. keep the priest and kings at the top of class system
  2. allow for the sale of slaves
  3. To create a good, fair, and just society
  4. To punish thieves, allow strong empires to conquer weak empires, preserve the kings powe
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