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  • 1. Legacies of Rome
  • 2. Agenda 4/20/07
    • Renaissance Sign Up
    • Warm Up
    • Legacies of Rome
  • 3. Warm Up
    • Answer the following question with the munchkins at your table.
    • Question: What is a legacy? What do you want your legacy to be???
  • 4. Objectives
    • Identify the legacies of Rome and how they impact your life today.
  • 5. Main Idea
  • 6. What’s a legacy
    • Legacy – something handed down from the past
    • Do we have Roman Legacies??? What are they????
    • The Roman civilization changed the course of human history
  • 7. A. Roman Law
    • Romans believed:
    • People were equal under the law
    • Judges should decide cases fairly
    • A person is innocent until proven guilty
    • Do we believe in all these??
  • 8. B. Roman Government
    • Romans believed:
    • A republic made up of free citizens works best
    • A republic works best if citizens do their duty
    • Citizens should participate in government Citizens should work to make society their better
    • Do we believe in all these?
  • 9. C. Language
    • Romans spoke - ________________
    • Latin used throughout the world today
    • Influenced Italian, French, Spanish, and English languages
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  • 11. D. Architecture
    • Romans used:
    • Concrete
    • Domes, arches in buildings
    • Aqueducts
    • Do we???
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  • 17. E. Christianity
    • Christianity is a major world religion
    • It began in the Roman Empire
    • Adopted by Roman Government as its religion in 300 AD and grew
  • 18. Wrap Up Activity
    • To leave the room you must…
    • Write on a piece of paper two legacies that we have today from the Roman civilization
    • HAPPY FRIDAY!!!
  • 19. Roman Roads in Pax Romana