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1

Darius

Split empire into provinces (satraps)

2

Money economy

Established coin money to be used in the economy

3

Standardized

Weights & measurements to keep everyone unified

4

Royal road

Move troops and knowledge --> postal service

5

Persepolis

Ceremonial - cities - cultures

6

Zoroastrianism

Religious freedom --> good vs evil -->rewarded vs punished --> judgement day --> monotheistic

7

"eyes and ears"

Spies to ensure the laws are being followed

8

Cyrus

Freed the Jews --> unified code of law --> "law giver" --> "anointed of the laws"