The Hammurabi Code had a total of 282 laws. There were many harsh punishments whenever you committed a crime during his reign, such as getting your hands, limbs, eye, and breast removed. Hammurabi was born in Babylon which is now modern day Iraq, his father was a king with a lot of power before him. Hammurabi was first only a ruler of a city until he was able to be the king of the Babylonian Empire. Hammurabi divided society to three different classes there were Nobles and rich landowners, Middle and poor social class, and then there were slaves which most of the slaves were P.O.W (Prisoners of War).
A great expedition was organized to attack and capture New Orleans, and at its head was placed General Pakenham, the commander of the column that delivered the fatal blow at Salamanca. “In December a fleet of British war¬ships and transports, carrying thousands of victorious veterans from the Peninsula, and manned by sailors who had grown old in a quarter of a century 's triumphant ocean warfare, anchored off the broad lagoons of the Mississippi delta. The few American gunboats were carried after a desperate hand-to-¬hand struggle, the troops were landed, and on December 23 the ¬guards of two thousand men reached the banks of the Mississippi, but ten miles below New Orleans, and there camped for the night. There were no forts to protect the place, and the militia was not armed very well or trained very well. On the afternoon of the very day when the British reached the banks of the river the vanguard of Andrew Jackson 's Tennesseans marched into New Orleans.
They were many Americans who immigrated to Texas with the intention of being good citizens of Mexico, for example: Stephen F. Austin. Austin spent a year in Mexican prison for supporting Texas statehood. This possibly the worst thing Mexico could have done. On October 2nd in 1835, in the town of Gonzales the first shots were fired.
Early on the evening of the 26 January 1808, exactly twenty years after the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney Cove, the only military coup in Australian history bloodlessly unfurled. In what was to be posthumously dubbed, ‘the Rum Rebellion’, approximately 400 armed soldiers and officers of the New South Wales Corps, commanded by Major George Johnson and fuelled by John Macarthur, fixed bayonets and marched on Government House. Conjugated through ideas of usurpation and a mutual hatred for the incumbent Governor of New South Wales, Captain William Bligh, the mutinous Rum Corps successfully took control of the colony and effectively installed an illegal military junta, which brutally governed the settlement for nearly two years. When considered narrowly, the motives informing the deposition of the infamous Governor Bligh can be loosly distilled down to the collision of two immutable adversaries. On the one hand, the tyrannical machinations of the indomitable Captain Bligh, and on the other, the abrasive manoeuvres of the opportunist frontiersman John Macarthur.
Lastly, the both of them killed off all potential successors to the throne, even Alexander’s baby boy, Caranus. 2. How did Alexander the Great expand his empire following his rise to power? Alexander the Great expanded his empire following his rise to power because Alexander was a great conqueror of other lands.
Hammurabi’s Code: Was it Just? If you travel 7000 miles to a new kingdom but once you get there, you walk into someone getting their fingers chopped off, what are you going to do? Back in the days of King Hammurabi, this is very likely to happen to anyone that broke one of this cruel King’s laws. King Hammurabi became the ruler of Babylon, a small city-state in Mesopotamia, in 1792 BCE.
Alexander the Great can be both considered a hero and a villain . Alexander the Great became the king of Macedonia at the age of nineteen. He conquered many places when he was king. Some of those places were Persia, Egypt, and Asia. The reasons that people call Alexander a villain is because he killed and sold more than six thousand people, destroyed Thebes so that other city-states in Greece would be afraid of him., and said no to “uncivilized” customs.
About 3500 years ago, the hot-blooded horse assumed the role of kingmaker in the East, including the Valley of the Nile and beyond, changing human history and the face of the world." (www.arabianhorses.org ) After the 16th century B.C the Arabian Horse appears on Egyptian seal rings, pillars and on the hieroglyphics monuments and some writings state the strength and bravery of the Arabian Horse, others tell about Arabian Horse creation, such as what king Solomon says 900 years ago about the beautiful horses of Pharaoh's Chariots:"thou shallst fly without wings and conquer without sword." Whilst Xenophon, the Greek horseman says in 490 B.C :"A noble animal which exhibits itself in all its beauty is something so lovely and wonderful that it fascinates young and old
World War 1 resulted in many revolutions, many countries were formed while others seized to exist. However the Arab world saw a major splitting of land and later on one of the greatest revolutions in its history. So what is the Arab revolution and how did it affect the Arab world? The Arab Revolt is an uprising started by Sharif Hussein bin Ali with the hope of gaining independence from the Ottomans and creating a united Arab State.
Pharaohs during the 30th dynasty maintained Egypt’s independence. During this time they were still battling the Persians in alliance with the Sparta and Athens. Egypt tried to reassemble the new kingdom by invading Syria. After many attempts the Persians finally reconquered Egypt (341B.C.). The Persians did not rule Egypt for very long.
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In 1095 on November 27 in Clermont,France, Pope Urban the II called for a Crusade to help the Byzantines and free the city of Jerusalem. The official start date was set as August 15, 1096. This order little did he know would be the cause of a battle that turned into 9 war’s that last for nearly 200 years. This event in history clearly has a outcome that is way more negative than positive. Have you ever imagined being in the middle of a 200 year war people dropping like flies just because of an argument over one city?
Hakor in Wikipedia Hakor, or Akoris, was the Pharaoh of Egypt from 393 BC to 380 BC. Hakor overthrew his predecessor Psammuthes and falsely proclaimed himself to be the grandson of Nepherites I, founder of the 29th Dynasty, on his monuments in order to legitimise his kingship. While Hakor ruled Egypt for only 13 years, his reign is important for the enormous number of buildings which he constructed and for his extensive restoration work on the monuments of his royal predecessors. Reign - Early in his reign, Hakor revolted against his overlord, the Persian King Artaxerxes. In 390 BC, he concluded a tripartite alliance with Evagoras, king of Cyprus, and Athens. This alliance led Persia to begin supporting Sparta in the Corinthian War, which eventually led to the ending of that war by the Peace of Antalcidas in 387/6 BC.
Regrouped Muslim forces have attacked Edessa begins the Second Crusade. Three orders: the Teutonic Knights, the Knights Hospitaller, and the Knights Templar, as well as two monarch-led armies came to the aid of Edessa. Unfortunately, the armies changed their minds last minute to attack Damascus resulting in a disorganized defeat. The armies are once again dividing, some staying and some returning home. Turkic ruler Saladin united the Muslim armies of South Asia and North Africa and has taken over Jerusalem.