What were the consequences of the Code of Hammurabi for ancient society, and how does this system of justice compare to modern American laws? To explain your point, draw on information about how the Code of Hammurabi emerged, the overall theme, and what you see as some of the more striking statutes listed. Response should be at least 350 words in length. Reference: McKay, J. P., Hill, B. D., Buckler, J., Crowston, C. H., Weisner-Hanks, M. E., & Perry, J. (2014). A history of Western society: From antiquity to the enlightenment (11th ed., Vol. 1). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martins.