Legacies of Rome

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Legacies of Rome

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

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