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The Punic Wars (Three Wars) Rome v Carthage 1 st – Rome 2 nd – Carthage – Hannibal and Elephants 15 years 3 rd - Rome. Republic To Empire. Carthaginian Empire. Hannibal’s Route. Establishing control over foreign lands and people Why do countries practice imperialism?

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Republic to empire

Republic To Empire




Imperialism

Imperialism


Rome at its peak
Rome at its Peak


Republic to dictatorship

  • Ceasar v Pompey

  • Ceasar: “Veni, Vidi, Vici”

    • “I came, I saw, I conquered”

Republic to Dictatorship


Ceasar

  • “Beware the Ides of March”

    • Ceasar Murdered – Civil War

    • Octavian defeats Antony & Cleopatra

  • Octavian becomes Augustus

    • Exalted one

    • Emperors contrasted in skill

Ceasar



Pax romana

  • 200 years of peace (27BC – 180AD)

    • Begins with Augustus (first emperor)

    • Christianity started

    • Art, Architecture, and Mathematics

  • Prosperous Trade

  • “Bread and Circuses” distracted poor/riotous

    • Entertainment and free grain

      • Circus Maximus, Coliseum

PaXrOMANA




Spread of christianity
Spread of christianity


Fall of rome political turmoil

  • Political Violence

    • Emperors Overthrown / Protests over Inequality

      • 26 Emperors in 50 years (235AD-285AD)

      • 238 AD – 6 emperors in 1 year

Fall of rome – political turmoil


Fall of rome economic weakness

  • High taxes

    • For army and larger government

    • Slave Labor discouraged finding newer technology

      • Trade deficit

    • Large gap between rich and poor

Fall of rome – economic weakness


Fall of rome social decay

  • Value System Declines

    • Bread and Circuses negatively affected the masses

    • How would events like Gladiator matches and Bread and Circus change Roman behavior on a mass scale? How can you relate this to modern day America?

Fall of rome – social decay


Fall of rome military attacks

  • Migrating Nomads Attack

    • Huns, Visigoths & other Germanic Tribes

    • Britain, France & Spain fell

  • Attila the Hun & Odoacer sacked Rome

    • Fell in 476

Fall of rome – military attacks


3 rd century empire in crisis
3rd century empire in crisis



Essay outline page 173 177

  • Military Attacks

    • How do military attacks affect the US?

  • Political Turmoil

    • How does political division hurt the US?

  • Economic Weakness

    • How is the US economy suffering?

  • Social Decay

    • Are the values/morals of the US declining?

Essay Outline – Page 173-177


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