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  1. The Best Empires in Mesopotamia By Aadhya Chilakala Model Of Ancient Babylonian Temple Or Ziggurat. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 21 Feb 2014. http://quest.eb.com/images/118_814947

  2. What were the most important achievements of the four Mesopotamian Empires? Babylon / Hanging Gardens / Bertuch 1792. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 21 Feb 2014. http://quest.eb.com/images/109_142509

  3. The Akkadian empire had many clever Achievements • One of them was that they had a military leader called Sargon who had very clever strategies and had a large army • Another achievement is that they created a 3D form called a stele • Lastly they created their own language

  4. The Babylonian empire had the most political achievements • The Babylonians had a leader, named Hammurabi who treated the people fairly • Hammurabi created a code of laws that wasn’t fair to everyone but involved mostly everybody • The Babylonians also made sure that women and slaves had some rights like owning property

  5. The Assyrian empire had many clever achievements until they fell • One of them was that they could bring water from 30 miles using pipes called Aqueducts • Another one is that they had new strategies like attacking the wall over and over again • Also they made 2D forms of the kings hunting, fighting or relaxing they were called bas- relifs

  6. The neo- Babylonian had the most clever achievements • First they created the first sundial • Then they created the 7 days of the week and 60 minutes per an hour • They also created one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world called the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

  7. The best empire of the four empires of Mesopotamia is the Babylonian empire • One reason is that Hammurabi made the code of laws • Another is that they let women and slaves have some rights • Lastly Hammurabi treated everyone the way they should be treated