3WARM-UP #1 L 12 What is the topic of this map? Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeL12What is the topic of this map?What might be some disadvantages to controlling such a large empire?What do you notice about the Roman Empire around 200 C.E.?WARM-UP #1
4L 12 How much time has passed? Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeL12How much time has passed?What do you notice about the second map as compared to the first?What is the topic of this map?What might have happened to cause these changes?
5Lesson 4: The Fall of Rome 13LEARNING TARGETS:I can describe the challenges the Roman Empire faced.I can identify specific events as Rome fell in the west.
6Key Vocabulary to add to Flashcard List (1-3) Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeKey Vocabulary to add to Flashcard List (1-3)VOCABinflationdeclinebarbarian
7Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome 12WARM-UP #2What are some challenges that an empire, or country, could face that would threaten its existence?
8R 13 Attach the Graphic Organizer for “The Fall of Rome”. Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeR13Attach the Graphic Organizer for “The Fall of Rome”.As you read pages 8 and 9, identify and describe the reasons for the fall of Rome.TheCollapseof theRoman EmpirePolitical Instability:Finally, in the east…Economic Problems:Social Problems:Weakening Frontiers:In 470 C.E.,…In 410 C.E.,…Then, power in the empire was…First, in 330 C.E., Constantine decided to…What does each box mean?Describe the problem presented by each box.
9Political Instability: Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeR13Attach the Graphic Organizer for “The Fall of Rome”.Economic Problems:Social Problems:Weakening Frontiers:TheCollapseof theRoman EmpirePolitical Instability:As you read pages 8 and 9, identify and describe the reasons for the fall of Rome.What does each box mean?Describe the problem presented by each box.
10Political Instability: The transfer of power from one emperor to the next was never clearly established and often unpredictable.Often the Praetorian Guard chose the next emperor.Economic Problems:Citizens, who paid high taxes to finance Rome’sarmy, were often poor.Trade suffered.Unemployment and inflation were serious problems.TheCollapseof theRoman EmpireSocial Problems:Corruption and crime were common.The spirit of citizenship around the empire declined.Weakening Frontiers:The empire was so large, it was hard to defend.Communication was slow.Soldiers from conqueredtribes were sometimes disloyal.
11BARBARIAN DECLINE First, in 330 C.E., Constantine decided to… move his capital east to Byzantium, called it New Rome.Later he renamed the city Constantinople.Then, power in the empire was…divided between two emperors, one in Rome and one in Constantinople.person belonging to a people or to atribe that is not civilizedBARBARIANto grow less in strength, power, valueDECLINETheCollapseof theRoman EmpireIn 410 C.E.,…an invading Germanic tribe attacked Rome and looted it.In 476 C.E.,…the Germanic general, Odoacer, drove the last Roman emperor, Augustulus Romulus, out and the western half of the empire began to break apart.Finally, in the east…the Byzantine Empire continued for another 1,000 years.
12Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome 12WRAP-UP #1Use the following visual to summarize the “fall of Rome.”Label each part of the statue of Caesar Augustus with a different challenge.Explain each challenge.
14How do you “see” the information/notes in your head? Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeHow do you “see” the information/notes in your head?Mnemonic Device?WEPSBullets?PI?EPSPWFWeb?SPEPPIWFThe Chart?The Broken Statue?
15WRAP-UP #2 L Answer on Edmodo 12 Lesson 3: The Fall of RomeL12WRAP-UP #2Answer on EdmodoWhich challenge facing Rome do you think was the gravest?Do we have challenges like these today?What can we do about them?The fall of Rome was not the end of the story because its influence lived on through the medieval period and all the way to our time.