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Opinion piece on Hammurabi's code (wrote it for homework)

Posted November 3rd, 2013 at 01:19 PM by Apachewarlord

In ancient Mesopotamia it was believed that the ruler had a divine right to rule. Therefore, any institution or laws he wanted to put in place were considered to be necessary and practically the words of the gods. This could be used as a very effective form of propaganda. By telling the masses that their ruler was loved by the gods, it made it so that no one would ever attempt to overthrow him, because who would be foolish enough to go against the words of the gods. This is especially apparent...
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Geronimo

Posted March 15th, 2013 at 01:18 PM by Apachewarlord

Geronimo was born in June sixteenth, eighteen twenty nine. He was born a Bedonkohe Apache, however, several family members, including his cousin, a chief by the name of Juh, were members of the Nednhi band. Both of these were subsets of the Chiricahuas. In the Apache tradition chiefs were not hereditary, however, many saw Geronimo as Juh’s successor-to-be, this was because he acted as Juh’s spokesman, do to Juh having a speech impediment. Geronimo was always a talented warrior and hunter. However,...
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