Presentation on theme: "Bell Ringer 9/18 Use Map Book pages 34-37 1.When did Rome become a republic? 2.What was the capital of the Roman Republic? 3.How is our country like Ancient."— Presentation transcript:
Bell Ringer 9/18 Use Map Book pages 34-37 1.When did Rome become a republic? 2.What was the capital of the Roman Republic? 3.How is our country like Ancient Rome? 4.According to the map on page 34 what territories did Rome conquer? 5.According to the chart on page 35, what were the differences between the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire? 6.What region did the Roman Empire control? (page 36) 7.What things connected the Empire and allowed for trade to thrive? 8.According to the map on page 36 what goods were being traded throughout the Roman Empire? 9.When did Augustus become emperor of the Roman empire and what did he bring to the empire after years of civil war? (page 37) 15 minutes
1. 1.What was the connection between Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle? 2. 2.What are some of the important contributions of Greek Philosophy to Western Civilization? 3. 3.How did the government of the Roman Republic become more democratic in its decision making? 4. 4.What was Pax Romana and what was its impact on the Roman Empire and modern international law? 5. 5.How did Roman achievements influence Western Civilization? 6. 6.What factors contributed to the eventual destruction of the Roman Empire? 7. 7.How did Christianity become established within the Roman Empire? Essential Questions;
Essential Vocabulary: Roman EmpireRoman Empire Twelve tablesTwelve tables Julius CaesarJulius Caesar TriumvirateTriumvirate Augustus CaesarAugustus Caesar Pax RomanaPax Romana ChristianityChristianity ConstantineConstantine Byzantine EmpireByzantine Empire
Reform Leaders Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus the poor should be given grain and small plots of free land. Military Reformer Gaius Marius recruited an army from the poor and homeless. professional standing army.
Constantine: 312 - 337 Constantine the Great was the first emperor of Rome to convert to Christianity During his reign, Christians, previously persecuted, gained freedom of worship He gave huge estates and other gifts to the Christian church He established a capital in the eastern provinces, naming it Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey)
Constantinople: “The 2 nd Rome” (Founded in 330)
The Legacy of Rome Republic Government Roman Law Latin Language Roman Catholic Church City Planning Romanesque Architectural Style Roman Engineering Aqueducts Aqueducts Sewage systems Sewage systems Dams Dams Cement Cement Arch Arch