Flashcards in 5 a history Deck (9):
do you remember what "mesopotamia" means?
between the rivers
what two rivers is mesopotamia between?
the tigris and the euphrates
where was the ancient country of sumer?
were the cities of sumer friendly with each other?
no, they fought constantly
who conquered all the sumerian city-states and made them into one country?
what did sargon call his country?
akkadia...or the akkadian empire
how did sargon keep control over his akkadian empire?
he made harsh laws and had his soldiers force people to obey
what do we call it when a ruler uses an army to force the people to obey without question?