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In early Mesopotamian cities, power shifted from religion to the military around 3000 B.C.E.
What is the MOST likely explanation for this?
Multiple cities claimed the trade use of major rivers.
Uruk's military became too powerful, leading nearby cities to enlarge their militaries.
People were losing faith in the gods due to harsh economic circumstances.
Multiple cities emerged alongside existing cities, leading to territorial conflict.
Rulers believed the gods wanted them to create empires.