Presentation on theme: "A. They used brutal laws to stop all dissent and disorder."— Presentation transcript:
1 How did the citizens of the Republic of Rome restore order to their government and society? A. They used brutal laws to stop all dissent and disorder.B. They hired armies from other countries to restore order.C. They changed the government to a democracy, giving all citizens equal power.D. They changed their government to an empire and placed great power with the emperor.
17 LOOK AT THE MAP ON PAGE 32.Which group invaded Italy before moving on to Spain?
18 Who was Atilla the Hun? Atilla was the leader of the Huns. He raided Roman territory in the east.He was a brilliant leader and a very scary enemy.“He was a man born into the world to shake the nations, the scourge of all lands, who in some way terrified all mankind by the dreadful rumors noised about concerning him.”
20 THE BEGINNING OF THE END The Empire did not have good Emperors.The great Roman army became weak and small.Poor people had no jobs and became frustrated with the government.
21 The Roman Empire did not have enough money. Disease swept through the empire.Corruption became widespread in Rome’s government. (Bribery, threats, decay of values).
22 Civil War broke out between the Roman provinces.
23 THE END…Rich citizens abandoned Rome. City life was harder for those left behind.Population decreased.Schools closed.Taxes and prices went up.People became poor.The empire collapsed.
24 CONSTANTINE – REUNITES THE EMPIRE _____________________________________________________________________________________24
25 THE END…______________________________________________________________________________________________________
26 DIOCLETIAN - DIVISION OF THE EMPIRE ____________________________________Ask yourself…why would he have divided the empire in two?26
27 SIX REASONS FOR THE FALL OF ROME #1________________________________#2__________________________________________________________________#3________________________________#4__________________________________________________________________#5________________________________#6________________________________