Ask Mr. Donn
What is Hammurabiís Code?
King Hammurabi was a Babylonia king. He did something that no one had ever done before. He created the first written set of laws. It did not matter if you were rich or poor. If you broke the law, and were found guilty, you would be punished. Since the laws were clearly written down, everyone was expected to know and obey them. King Hammurabi