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1 Surrounded By Enemies Presentation by: Ann Budway, Karli-An Gilbert, Christian Harvie, and Meghan Lynch ENEMIES allies

2 ENEMIES When the Roman empire expanded, it pushed many people out of their homes. Many of these people fought back: the Huns, Visigoths, Franks, Vandals, Angles, Saxons. OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

3 The Huns The Huns were a nomadic The Huns were a nomadic tribe of Turkish, Tartaric, tribe of Turkish, Tartaric, or Ugrian origins. or Ugrian origins. Their territory was located Their territory was located above the roman empire. At its largest, the Hunnic At its largest, the Hunnic empire was more than twice the size of the roman empire. The Huns invaded Rome for the same reason Rome invaded its neighbors. They wanted more land and power. The Huns invaded Rome for the same reason Rome invaded its neighbors. They wanted more land and power.

4 Carthage Carthage was a North African city-state that was ruled by Hannibal Carthage was a North African city-state that was ruled by Hannibal Hannibal was a Carthaginian general who hated Rome and dedicated his life to its destruction Hannibal was a Carthaginian general who hated Rome and dedicated his life to its destruction Hannibal lead them up to Rome by going around the Mediterranean to fight Rome. However, they suffered a crushing defeat and Rome added Carthage to their empire. Hannibal lead them up to Rome by going around the Mediterranean to fight Rome. However, they suffered a crushing defeat and Rome added Carthage to their empire. The purple area is the extent of the Carthaginian Empire.

5 Vandals The vandal people settled between Elbe and Vistula. The vandal people settled between Elbe and Vistula. They took advantage of the thinly spread Roman army and poorly managed government to take over some Roman territory. They took advantage of the thinly spread Roman army and poorly managed government to take over some Roman territory.

6 ENEMIES Most countries and groups hate the United States because we are always forcefully implying our ideas on other places. Most countries and groups hate the United States because we are always forcefully implying our ideas on other places. Some of these groups include the North Koreans, Al Qaeda, The Taliban, some Islamic people, Al Jihad, and Aum Shinrikyo. Some of these groups include the North Koreans, Al Qaeda, The Taliban, some Islamic people, Al Jihad, and Aum Shinrikyo. OF THE UNITED STATES

7 North Korea The North Koreans do not like America because they are a communist country and during the Korean War, America invaded and tried to make their government a democracy. The North Koreans do not like America because they are a communist country and during the Korean War, America invaded and tried to make their government a democracy.

8 Al- Qaeda The people that belong to the terrorist group Al-Qaeda do not like America because of our foreign policy, our government’s presence in much of the middle east, and the fact that many Americans are Christians. Al-Qaeda leaders have declared that it is the duty of Muslims to kill Americans. The people that belong to the terrorist group Al-Qaeda do not like America because of our foreign policy, our government’s presence in much of the middle east, and the fact that many Americans are Christians. Al-Qaeda leaders have declared that it is the duty of Muslims to kill Americans. The red areas are places where Al Qaeda has attacked or is currently known to be active The goal of Al-Qaeda is to “Unite all Muslims and to establish a government which follows the rules of the Caliphs.” – Osama Bin Laden

9 The Taliban The Taliban is a dictatorial government in Afghanistan who punishes people who are violators of the Islamic code of law. The Taliban is a dictatorial government in Afghanistan who punishes people who are violators of the Islamic code of law. The Taliban is our enemy because we removed them from power in Afghanistan. They, like many other people, feel that America is gaining too much power and is becoming too influential. The Taliban is our enemy because we removed them from power in Afghanistan. They, like many other people, feel that America is gaining too much power and is becoming too influential. The red area signifies Taliban control

10 Conclusion America appears to be America appears to be heading in the same direction as the Roman Empire as we are becoming too controlling of other countries and continuously imposing our ideas on other people, just as Rome did. Like Rome, we are slowly being chipped away as different enemies attack like in 9/11 and Pearl Harbor.

11 If we continue gaining more enemies than allies, the world could look like this…

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