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Teaching Hammurabi's Code: An Eye for an Eye

Hammurabi's Code: An Eye for an Eye

"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth." This phrase, along with the idea of written laws, goes back to ancient Mesopotamian culture that prospered long before the Bible was written or the civilizations of the Greeks or Romans flowered.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How is Hammurabi's Code similar to and different from laws we have today?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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