The rise and death of julius caesar
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

The Rise and Death of Julius Caesar PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 92 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

The Rise and Death of Julius Caesar. Trouble in the Republic . In the 100’s B.C. farmers were sinking into poverty and debt, because many of them had been unable to farm. This was due to Rome’s wars. Others suffered damage due to Hannibal’s invasion of Italy.

Download Presentation

The Rise and Death of Julius Caesar

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


The rise and death of julius caesar

The Rise and Death of Julius Caesar


Trouble in the republic

Trouble in the Republic

  • In the 100’s B.C. farmers were sinking into poverty and debt, because many of them had been unable to farm. This was due to Rome’s wars. Others suffered damage due to Hannibal’s invasion of Italy.

  • Faced with debts they could not pay off many famers sold their land and headed to the city for work, which was hard to find. 


The army enters politics

The Army enters Politics

  • Military leader Marius became a consul in 107 B.C. , he began to recruit soldiers from the poor—in return for their service he paid them wages and promised them land

  • Felt loyal to general not Roman Republic since they are now paid professional soldiers

  • In 82 B.C a general Sulla went against Marius by driving his enemies out and making himself a dictator


Sulla s government change

Sulla’s Government Change


Julius caesar

Julius Caesar

  • In 60 B.C. Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus formed the First Triumvirate to rule Rome ( a political alliance of 3 people)


Caesar s big decision

Caesar’s Big Decision

What would you do?


Crossing the rubicon

Crossing the Rubicon

  • Caesar decides to hold onto 5,000 loyal soldiers, & march to Italy crossing Rubicon (river at a command center). He knew there would be no return. He was starting a civil war.

  • Pompey tried to stop Caesar.

    Caesar drove Pompey’s forces

    from Italy then destroyed his

    army in Greece in 48 B.C.


Caesar s rise to power

Caesar’s Rise to Power


  • Login