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Why was Hammurabi's code important?
It was one of the first written codes of law; it established the idea that everyone should follow the law
What were the two greatest accomplishments of the New Babylonian Empire?
Ishtar Gate & the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Why was Cyrus the Great accepted more than previous emperors?
Cyrus the Great had a policy of toleration (accepting other cultures)
What were the reforms of Darius?
Divided the empire into provinces and put satraps (governors) in charge of each province
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