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1312. The Fall of Rome Page 13 Lesson 3 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome L 12 What is the topic of this map?What do you notice about the Roman Empire around.

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3 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome L 12 What is the topic of this map?What do you notice about the Roman Empire around 200 C.E.? What might be some disadvantages to controlling such a large empire? W ARM- U P # 1

4 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome L 12 What is the topic of this map?How much time has passed?What do you notice about the second map as compared to the first? What might have happened to cause these changes?

5 Lesson 4: The Fall of Rome R 13 L EARNING T ARGETS:  I can describe the challenges the Roman Empire faced.  I can identify specific events as Rome fell in the west.

6 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome  inflation  decline  barbarian VOCAB Key Vocabulary to add to Flashcard List (1-3)

7 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome L 12 W ARM- U P # 2 What are some challenges that an empire, or country, could face that would threaten its existence?

8 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome R 13 As you read pages 8 and 9, identify and describe the reasons for the fall of Rome. Attach the Graphic Organizer for “The Fall of Rome”. What does each box mean? The Collapse of the Roman Empire Political 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… Describe the problem presented by each box.

9 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome R 13 As you read pages 8 and 9, identify and describe the reasons for the fall of Rome. Attach the Graphic Organizer for “The Fall of Rome”. What does each box mean? Economic Problems: Social Problems: Weakening Frontiers: The Collapse of the Roman Empire Political Instability: Describe the problem presented by each box.

10 Economic Problems: Social Problems: Weakening Frontiers: The Collapse of the Roman Empire Political 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. Citizens, who paid high taxes to finance Rome’s army, were often poor. Corruption and crime were common. The spirit of citizenship around the empire declined. The empire was so large, it was hard to defend. Communication was slow. Trade suffered. Unemployment and inflation were serious problems. Soldiers from conquered tribes were sometimes disloyal.

11 The Collapse of the Roman Empire First, in 330 C.E., Constantine decided to… Then, power in the empire was… In 410 C.E.,… In 476 C.E.,… Finally, in the east… move his capital east to Byzantium, called it New Rome. Later he renamed the city Constantinople. divided between two emperors, one in Rome and one in Constantinople. an invading Germanic tribe attacked Rome and looted it. the Germanic general, Odoacer, drove the last Roman emperor, Augustulus Romulus, out and the western half of the empire began to break apart. the Byzantine Empire continued for another 1,000 years. BARBARIAN person belonging to a people or to a tribe that is not civilized DECLINE to grow less in strength, power, value

12 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome Label each part of the statue of Caesar Augustus with a different challenge. Explain each challenge. L 12Use the following visual to summarize the “fall of Rome.” W RAP- U P # 1

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14 How do you “see” the information/notes in your head? Bullets? PI ? ? EP ? ? SP ? ? WF ? ? Mnemonic Device? WEPS Web?SP EP PI WF The Chart? The Broken Statue?

15 Lesson 3: The Fall of Rome L 12 W RAP- U P # 2 Answer on Edmodo Which 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.


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