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1 The Roman Republic and Empire

2 1.Warm Up: Week #5 (20) 2.Cornell Notes: The Roman Republic and Empire 3.Wrap Up. 1.Warm Up: Week #5 (20) 2.Cornell Notes: The Roman Republic and Empire 3.Wrap Up.  DO SOMETHING GOOD FOR OTHERS TODAY.  Finish notes not finished in class.  Complete sentences on Vocabulary.  Current Event #4 (21)  Check grades on IC Based on what you think you know: Who attacked us on 9/11? Why did they attack us? What were the short term effects? What were the long term effects? Based on what you think you know: Who attacked us on 9/11? Why did they attack us? What were the short term effects? What were the long term effects? America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln

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4 1. Republic 2. Consul 3. Dictator 4. Tribune 5. Veto 6. Carthage 7. Julius Caesar 8. Augustus 9. Justinian

5 Rome Legacy:_______ How do we see this in our society today?____________________________ __________________________________ __________________________ Greece Legacy:__________ How do we see this in our society today?_____________________________ __________________________________ _________________________ Christianity Legacy:_______ How do we see this in our society today?____________________________ __________________________________ __________________________ Judaism Legacy:__________ How do we see this in our society today?_____________________________ __________________________________ _________________________ Draw Picture here Draw Picture here Draw Picture here Draw Picture here

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7 Etruscans ruled Rome with an Aristocracy of nobles and a king. In 509 b.c The Romans established a Republic or “thing of the people” to keep any individual from gaining too much power. In the Republic- power rest in the hands of the citizens who elect leaders to make gov’t decisions.

8 The Senate, land owning upper class, held most power. Served for life and made laws. Senators elected two consuls. Consuls: supervised the business of gov’t and Rome’s armies. Created a system of checks on the power of the gov’t. Dictators, rulers with complete control of the gov’t, would be chosen by senators if war broke out. The Senate, land owning upper class, held most power. Served for life and made laws. Senators elected two consuls. Consuls: supervised the business of gov’t and Rome’s armies. Created a system of checks on the power of the gov’t. Dictators, rulers with complete control of the gov’t, would be chosen by senators if war broke out.

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10 The Laws of the Twelve Tables: made laws public and made it possible for plebeians (common people) to appeal a judgment by a patrician judge. Tribunes: officials elected to protect interests of plebeians. Could veto laws harmful to Plebeians The Laws of the Twelve Tables: made laws public and made it possible for plebeians (common people) to appeal a judgment by a patrician judge. Tribunes: officials elected to protect interests of plebeians. Could veto laws harmful to Plebeians

11 Republic Military Strength Conquest of new colonies Control of trade routes Prosperity Julius Caesar

12 “Let justice be done,” proclaimed a Roman saying, “though the heavens fall!” What principles of law did Romans develop?

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15 The Rule of Law and Justice 1.Applied to all people under Roman rule. 2. Five basic principles b. A person is presumed innocent until proven guilty a. People equal under the law E. Decisions must be based on fairness C. The accused can face accusers and defend against the charge. D. Guilt must be clearly established 3.Created stability and unity during Roman empire


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