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  1. Monday January 9, 2012

  2. Starter: Open Ended Question, What caused the fall of the mighty Roman Empire? 1. Read, Chapter 1, Section 2 — The End of the Roman Empire in the West, in the History Alive Text 2. Answer the following question, minimum 5 sentences, on notebook paper: What caused the fall of the mighty Roman Empire? 3. Introduction Sentence: The fall of the mighty Roman Empire was caused by political, economic, social and frontier problems.

  3. Open Ended Question, What caused the fall of the mighty Roman Empire? What caused the fall of the mighty Roman Empire? The fall of the mighty Roman Empire was caused by political, economic, social and frontier problems. The transfer of power from one emperor to the next was unpredictable and often the army decided.

  4. What caused the fall of the mighty Roman Empire? The fall of the mighty Roman Empire was caused by political, economic, social and frontier problems. The transfer of power from one emperor to the next was unpredictable and often the army decided. Citizens paid high taxes to pay for Rome’s army, trade suffered and unemployment was a problem.

  5. What caused the fall of the mighty Roman Empire? The fall of the mighty Roman Empire was caused by political, economic, social and frontier problems. The transfer of power from one emperor to the next was unpredictable and often the army decided. Citizens paid high taxes to pay for Rome’s army, trade suffered and unemployment was a problem. Corruption and crime were common and spirit of Roman citizenship declined.

  6. The fall of the mighty Roman Empire was caused by political, economic, social and frontier problems. The transfer of power from one emperor to the next was unpredictable and often the army decided. Citizens paid high taxes to pay for Rome’s army, trade suffered and unemployment was a problem. Corruption and crime were common and spirit of Roman citizenship declined. The empire was hard to defend, communication was slow and soldiers were disloyal.

  7. Section 1.3 2. Romans create realistic statues and colorful mosaics. They also painted frescoes that might show three-dimensional landscapes. Romans made decorative glass bottles, developed the arts of gem cutting and metalwork, and created cameos. 3. Some examples of Roman-influenced art forms today are murals in restaurants, banks, and other buildings; lifelike statues; cut gems; and cameos.

  8. Section 1. 4 2. Arches, such as those used in the Roman Coliseum; vaults, arches used to support a ceiling; domes, roofs shaped like a half-globe, such as that found on the Pantheon 3. The Capitol in Washington D.C., has dome and arches. The Arc de Triomphe in Paris is one huge triumphal arch. 4. aqueducts, which carried water and roads that connected the empire

  9. Section 1.5 2. Many modern European languages have developed from Latin, including Spanish, French, and Italian.English also borrows heavily from Latin. Many modern English words start with Latin prefixes or come from Latin roots. Even Latin proverbs are used in the United States. 3. The numbers 1, 10, 100, and 1,000 were written as I, X, C, and M.

  10. Section 1. 6 2. Stoicism is the belief that a divine intelligence rules all of nature and that a person's soul is a spark of that intelligence, Stoics wish to live in a way that agrees with nature and to have a good character. 3. The Constitution and Declaration of Independence and court rooms, people share the belief that humans have basic and natural rights. 4. All citizens share basic rights and must follow the same laws

  11. Processing Activity I think the Roman influence that most affects today’s society is … One of the ways that this influence is important to today’s society is … A second way that this influence affects today’s society is … Other Roman influences such as ____________ and ________________ are important but do not affect society as much because … In conclusion, I believe that the most important lasting contribution of the Romans is …