Compare and contrast Hammurabi’s Code

For this discussion you must make specific references to the primary sources that you are assigned to read, “Hammurabi’s Code” and “Negative Confession.” Use the Primary Source Analysis WorksheetPreview the documentView in a new window as a guide to evaluating the primary sources. You may reference the textbook in addition.

You now know that the resources made available to humans through agriculture enabled the growth of the First Civilizations in Mesoamerica, the Andes region, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River valley, Central Asia and China. There are many commonalities among these First Civilizations even though each developed unique cultural, economic, and political characteristics. Use the primary sources to compare and contrast the first civilizations in Egypt and Mesopotamia. Describe two similarities that you notice among both civilizations. Then, describe two important differences.

Use complete sentences, proper grammar, and appropriate language. Provide citations. Your original post should be a small paragraph, which consists of 3-5 sentences.