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The Akkadian Empire:2350BC
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Vast lands and varied peoples under control of one person. All the city states were unified under one ruler.
the person who has control over the empire
led the army that attacked the Sumerian city states
was not a Sumerian but served un the army of the Sumerian king of kish.
rebelled against the king, defeated him and marched his army across Mesopotamia conquering one city at a time.
used force and an organized government to maintain control over his empire. first ruler to maintain a standing army,appointed lyal nobles as governors to control conquered cities.
a permanent army of paid soldiers
a required payment from one ruler to a more powerful ruler. was paid to Sargon .
Length of Sargons rule
He ruled the Akkadian Empire of 55 years
Akkadian Empire's land
strectched from what is now Iran to the Meditteranean Sea
Length of Empire after Sargons death
lasted 200 years after Sargons Death.
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