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  • 1. The West Falls
  • 2. Agenda 4/18/07
    • Warm Up
    • Fall of Rome
    • Review Sheet…
  • 3. Warm Up
    • Answer the following question with the munchkins at your table.
    • Question: What caused the decline of Rome? Who “fixed” the problem? What did he do?
  • 4. Objectives
    • Recognize the reasons that the Roman Empire fell.
  • 5. Main Idea
    • The western Empire finally fell when invaders swept through in the A.D. 400’s.
  • 6.  
  • 7. A. The Five W’s and H
    • The Event - The Fall of the Roman Empire
  • 8. Who??
    • Germanic Tribes – Goths, Visigoths, Franks, Angles, Vandals – heard of them before?
    • Alaric – Visigoth leader
    • Odoacer – German General in the Roman army
  • 9. When???
    • 455 A.D. – Visigoth burn city of Rome
    • 476 A.D. – Odoacer takes control
    • What might I ask on a test? The exact date?
    • Ex. Put the following events in chronological order…
  • 10. Where???
    • The Roman Empire
    • The City of Rome – Capital???
  • 11.  
  • 12. Why????
    • Invaders swept through the empire
    • Germanic warriors hold high posts in Roman army and government
    • Years of enslavement lead to rebellion
  • 13. How????
    • Invaded towns, cities, burned everything
    • But really…how?
    • Germanic leaders held high government and army positions – overthrow Romans and take control
  • 14.  
  • 15.
    • Importance???
    • MAIN IDEA – The western empire falls when German invaders swept through the empire in 400 A.D’s.
  • 16. Wrap Up Activity
    • To leave the room you must…
    • Write on a piece of paper the reason the Roman Empire fell. Hand it to Mr. Landis in your way out.
    • HAPPY WEDNESDAY!!!
  • 17. Roman Roads in Pax Romana

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