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Read-Along Chapter 5 Section 1
What group is the ancestral group of the Romans? Latins What is your ancestral group?
What group does Rome owe its establishment as a civilization? What are some things Romans learned from this group? (List 3) Etruscans Architecture, Religion, Engineering, Alphabet Do we own anything to anyone? Who? What?
What is the history of the alphabet from the Phoenicians to the Romans? Phoenicians Minoans Myceneans Greeks Etruscans ROMANS
Why were Romans so much in favor of the Republic? Did not want a single ruler to have ALL of the Power. Why did we set up our government the way we did?
How was the Republic of Rome structured? Originally had a Senate and two Consuls. Later add the positions of Tribune, Quaestor, Praetor, Aedile, Dictator, and Censor
Why did plebeians want more power and how did they achieve it? Representation? Influence in Government? Wealth?
Characterize the Roman society in the following Chart. FamilyWomen EducationReligion The family was the basic unit of Roman society. Male was head of household and had absolute authority. Women gained greater freedom and influence over the centuries. Some women ran businesses. Most worked at home, raising families. Both girls and boys learned to read and write. Education was highly valued. Gods and goddesses resembled those of Greeks. Religious festivals inspired sense of community. Romans built many temples for worship.
What are 4 Reasons why Romes expansion was successful? Skilled Diplomacy Well trained Army Fair treatment of defeated enemies Gave rights to conquered people
HOMEWORK!!!!! Due: Create a Poem, Rap, Cartoon, or Skit that describes one of the positions assigned to your group. It should include their position, who could do it, what they did, and the qualifications for it.