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The first Empire to rule all of Mesopotamia was the ______ Empire

Akkadian Empire

The Akkadian Empire lasted for 200 years from ______ BC to ______ BC

2300 BC to 2100 BC

where did the Akkadians live?

The lived in northern Mesopotamia

What peoples came before the Akkadians in the land of Mesopotamia?

The Sumerians

The Akkadian were the first to move from independent city states to a ____ government

Empire government

What language did the Akkadians speak?

Akkadian

Before the Akkadian empire, where did people speak the Akkadian language?

Northern Mesopotamia

What Akkadian leader rose to power and united Mesopotamia under one rule?

Sargon the Great

What was Naram-Sin famous for?

He was ruler of the Akkadian Empire during its peak

What period of time did the Akkadian rule?

Between 2300 BC to 2100 BC

Why did the Sumerians think that the Akkadian Empire collapsed?

Because of a curse placed on them when they destroyed the temple at Nippur

What peoples came before the Akkadians in the land of Mesopotamia?

The Sumerians