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“Like all military states, ___ encouraged a high birth rate by its moral codes and laws. Abortion was a capital crime; a woman who secured a miscarriage, or even attempted it, was impaled on a stake.”
- Assyria, circa 700 B.C.
- America, circa 2019 A.D.
“In ___, wives were not allowed to go out in public unveiled, and strict fidelity was exacted of them — though their husbands might have all the concubines they could afford.”
1. Assyria, circa 700 B.C
2. Saudi Arabia, circa 2019 A.D.
“The army was the most vital part of the government. ___ recognized that government is the nationalization of force, and her chief contributions to ‘progress’ were in the art of war.”
1. Assyria, circa 700 B.C.
2. America, circa 2019 A.D.
Answers: both are acceptable.