Presentation on theme: "The Emperors and the Republican Government"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Emperors and the Republican Government Aim: to understand the finer workings of Roman Government and how they changed in the Imperial period.Starter:Can you remember the main differences between the 3 periods of Rule?Write them down
2 Beyond Senate and Emperor The ‘Cursus Honorum’ was the name given to the legal structure used in Republican Rome.It was intended to be progressive:Usually start at the bottom, and work your way up.There were numerous different roles within the Senate.
3 Task: Use the information provided to annotate you’re A3 sheet. You annotate what the different roles were.Try and come up with some way of differentiating them- this can get a bit tricky.Note: You will probably have to refer back to this sheet at a later date.
4 Review How would you describe the government of the Roman Republic? Do you think it was an effective form of government?Julius CaesarAre you surprised Julius Caesar declared war on them?
5 Here comes the EmperorJulius Caesar declared himself Dictator- All powerful (and then got stabbed a lot!)Augustus wanted to give the impression of some how restoring the Republic/ saving it.He still wanted all the power of a King/ Emperor.
6 Task:Read the written extract about how Augustus changed the Republic.Annotate these onto your diagram(may want to use colour to highlight which offices he changed etc.)