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    • The West Falls
    • Agenda 4/18/07
      • Warm Up
      • Fall of Rome
      • Review Sheet…
    • 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?
    • Objectives
      • Recognize the reasons that the Roman Empire fell.
    • Main Idea
      • The western Empire finally fell when invaders swept through in the A.D. 400’s.
    •  
    • A. The Five W’s and H
      • The Event - The Fall of the Roman Empire
    • Who??
      • Germanic Tribes – Goths, Visigoths, Franks, Angles, Vandals – heard of them before?
      • Alaric – Visigoth leader
      • Odoacer – German General in the Roman army
    • 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…
    • Where???
      • The Roman Empire
      • The City of Rome – Capital???
    •  
    • Why????
      • Invaders swept through the empire
      • Germanic warriors hold high posts in Roman army and government
      • Years of enslavement lead to rebellion
    • How????
      • Invaded towns, cities, burned everything
      • But really…how?
      • Germanic leaders held high government and army positions – overthrow Romans and take control
    •  
      • Importance???
      • MAIN IDEA – The western empire falls when German invaders swept through the empire in 400 A.D’s.
    • 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!!!
    • Roman Roads in Pax Romana