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Writing: Hammurabi’s Code

Complete the following writing assignment and submit it to your teacher.


What form of government was in Babylon during the time of Hammurabi? What was the main idea of the Code of Hammurabi? What methods did this government use to teach the people of Babylon?

Was the code appropriate for the time? Would it work today? Why or why not?


In two paragraphs, answer the questions above. To support your answer, use:

  • Information from this lesson.
  • Your knowledge of government systems.
  • Extra information from Internet research. Use search terms like Babylon, Hammurabi, government, Hammurabi’s Code, and any other terms you can use from this lesson.

Use the Writing: Hammurabi’s Code Rubric to guide your writing.

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