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Ancient Rome 750 B.C. – A.D. 500 By Sam Irving Roman Creation Story Romulus and Remus.

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2 Ancient Rome 750 B.C. – A.D. 500 By Sam Irving

3 Roman Creation Story Romulus and Remus

4 Greek Influences Used and improved Greek warfare Conquered the last Greek city-state by 146 B.C. Adopted Greek deities Zeus became Jupiter

5 Social Classes Patricians: wealthy aristocratic class Patricians: wealthy aristocratic class Vote & hold office in the Senate Vote & hold office in the Senate Plebeians: everyone else (merchants, farmers, etc.) Plebeians: everyone else (merchants, farmers, etc.) Vote only Vote only Slaves Slaves

6 Government Republic: elected leaders Republic: elected leaders Law: Innocent until proven guilty Law: Innocent until proven guilty Sound familiar? Sound familiar?

7 From Rome to Washington Give me 3 ways the Roman Republic influenced the U.S. Give me 3 ways the Roman Republic influenced the U.S. each with at least one sub-bullet point. each with at least one sub-bullet point.

8 ?: Define ___. ?: Define ___. ?: Explain how ___ influenced ___. ?: Explain how ___ influenced ___. Summary: One way the Romans were influenced by the Greeks was ___. In Roman society ___. Roman politics influenced our government through ___. Another way our government is influenced by the Romans is ___. Summary: One way the Romans were influenced by the Greeks was ___. In Roman society ___. Roman politics influenced our government through ___. Another way our government is influenced by the Romans is ___. ?s and Summary

9 Assignment: The Roman Republic ELT: Analyze the impact of political thought. ELT: Analyze the impact of political thought. How has the Roman Republic influenced the United States. How has the Roman Republic influenced the United States. Lets read more about the Roman Republic. Lets read more about the Roman Republic.

10 The Roman Empire

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12 Julius Caesar Became dictator in 45 B.C, ending Republican rule. Became dictator in 45 B.C, ending Republican rule. Carried out social reform benefiting the poor. Carried out social reform benefiting the poor. Stabbed to death by senators on March 15 th, 44 B.C. Stabbed to death by senators on March 15 th, 44 B.C. Beware the Ides of March Beware the Ides of March Series of Emperors ruled Series of Emperors ruled Rome until its fall.

13 Pax Romana (Roman Peace) 31 B.C. to A.D. 180 Peace under Roman rule boosted trade and raised the standard of living. Peace under Roman rule boosted trade and raised the standard of living. Why would peace have these results? Why would peace have these results? Built 50,000 miles of road. Built 50,000 miles of road. How would roads help the Caesar rule? How would roads help the Caesar rule? Created aqueducts: channels carrying water. Created aqueducts: channels carrying water. Still used today Still used today

14 The Appian Way

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16 Roman Civil Engineering

17 What have the Romans ever done for us? What have the Romans ever done for us?

18 ?s & Summary ?: Was Caesar good for the world? ?: Was Caesar good for the world? ?: Define aqueduct ?: Define aqueduct Summary: Caesar represents the end of the Roman Republic because ___. As the Roman empire expanded, they benefitted conquered territories by ___. Summary: Caesar represents the end of the Roman Republic because ___. As the Roman empire expanded, they benefitted conquered territories by ___.

19 Assignment: Roman Roads E.L.T.: Investigate the impact of technological innovations. E.L.T.: Investigate the impact of technological innovations. How did the Roman Empire build and use its roads? How did the Roman Empire build and use its roads? Lets read up on Roman Roads. Lets read up on Roman Roads.

20 The Fall of Rome

21 Causes Political instability Political instability Short-lived, bad emperors. Short-lived, bad emperors.

22 Economic decline Economic decline Fighting with Germanic tribes disrupted production, trade, and farming. Fighting with Germanic tribes disrupted production, trade, and farming. Inflation: a rise in prices connected to a decrease in the value of money. Inflation: a rise in prices connected to a decrease in the value of money.

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24 The End Empire splits in two. The Western Roman Empire fell to Germanic tribes in A.D Byzantine Eastern Empire later falls to Islamic forces (Ottoman Turks)

25 Assignment: Barbarians at the Borders ELT: Interpret thematic maps. ELT: Interpret thematic maps. Lets analyze the geography of the fall of Rome. Lets analyze the geography of the fall of Rome.

26 Works Cited "Aqueduct of Segovia." Encyclopedia Britannica Blog. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 12 Aug "Blind Justice." The Archives. 12 Aug "Byzantinischer Mosaizist um 1000." Wikipedia. 13 May Aug "Caesar Stabbed." Animation Library. 12 Aug Capitoline She-wolf with Romulus and Remus. Ed. James Patterson University of Texas. 28 May 2009.

27 Carey, Neil. "Roman Legion Formation." WikiMedia Commons. 10 May MediaWiki. 12 Aug Cat vs. Door Graphic. GifbinWeb. 27 Aug "Dollar Toilet." Southern California Real Estate Bubble Crash Blog. 2 Oct Aug Farah, Mounir A., and Andrea B. Karls. World History: The Human Experience. New York: McGraw-Hill, "Fiddling While Rome Burns." Cactus Thorns. 23 July Cactus Thorns. 12 Aug Gladiator." Oscars in Order with Recipes. May Wordpress. 12 Aug

28 Goddard, Clive. "410 BC: The Roman empire begins its slide into decadence." Cartoon Stock. 12 Aug Jake Brown Epic Fall Graphic. GifbinWeb. 27 Aug "Julius Caesar." Wikisource. 3 Aug Wikimedia. 12 Aug "Little Caesar." Wordpress. 13 Aug "Map of the Roman Empire at its Height." Writing a Travel Guide About Daily Life in Ancient Rome. 12 Aug "Patrician and Plebeian." Mr. Dowling's Patricians and Plebeians page. Ed. Mike Dowling. 30 Oct Aug

29 "Phase Explosion of a Droplet." 12 Aug "Roman Chariot Cartoon." Grinning Planet. Ed. Mark Jeantheau Aug "Roman Senate." Life in the Fast Lane Wordpress. 12 Aug "Roman Soldier." 12 Aug "The Colosseum." Roman Art: The Colosseum. 10 Aug Vlaar, Paul. "Remains of Appian Way near Rome, Italy." The Journal. 12 Aug

30 World History Themes & Rome Revolution/Reaction Revolution/Reaction Change Change Innovation Innovation Cultural Diffusion Cultural Diffusion Movement Movement


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