logging in or signing up Hammurabi powerpoint morandmike Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2872 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: February 25, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript The Code of Hammurabi : The Code of Hammurabi How they reflected Babylonian values (and our own!) Code of Hammurabi : Code of Hammurabi Person was innocent until proven guilty (if found guilty, harsh punishment) Slide 3: Honesty is #1. If you’re caught lying…harsh punishment. Code of Hammurabi Code of Hammurabi : Hierarchical different forms (levels) of punishment—according to social class—for same crimes. Code of Hammurabi Code of Hammurabi : Rights of individuals come second to the good of the group/government (Civil Duty) Code of Hammurabi What’s it got to do with me? : What’s it got to do with me? Code of Hammurabi set the standard for all future societies Legal scholars call it the first great legal document of civilization Taken from Junior Scholastic, “Laying Down the Law”, September 18, 2006, p.16-17. Umm…So what? : Umm…So what? Think of what life would be like without laws Without traffic laws? Without food preparation laws? Think what it would be like with no punishments What might happen when you get mad? If there were no written down laws… : If there were no written down laws… Life would be different! People might behave in ways that would cause you harm (physically and emotionally) Your ‘stuff’ might be destroyed/taken People with different personalities/talents might have it better (or worse!) than you Would it be more or less fair than ‘nowadays’? You be the JUDGE! (hee hee) Cause & Effect! : Cause & Effect! Laws = rules + punishment Rules = tell you how to behave Punishment = what will happen if you don’t follow the rules Cause & Effect! : Cause & Effect! When rules ARE followed: Everyone’s behavior is predictable and acceptable life is kept in order When rules AREN’T followed: Everyone’s behavior is unpredictable and unacceptable life is chaotic You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.