Objective:  It had to happen sooner or later, someone would decide to take over the world. Enter the courageous, Sargon of Akkad and the Akkadian Empire.

Sargon conquered the first empire, but that isn't the real reason why his empire is so important. Take this lesson to find out why the Akkadian Empire matters to us today!

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    Ancient History - Lesson 4 - The First Empire

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    • Ancient History - Lesson 4 - The First Empire - VIDEO
    • Ancient History - Lesson 4 - The First Empire - QUIZ


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Marissa Romero is a dedicated writer and editor for Catholic Online where she has worked for many years. She is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned a bachelor's degree in Communications. She is committed to her mission of promoting excellence in Catholic Education.

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