From republic to empire lesson ppt
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

From republic to empire lesson ppt

on

  • 3,067 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
3,067
Views on SlideShare
3,067
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
36
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

From republic to empire lesson ppt From republic to empire lesson ppt Presentation Transcript

  • How did Rome go from Republic to Empire?
    • Do Now : Analyze the following map of Rome in 44 BC. Answer the following Questions:
    • 1. What inferences could you make about Rome by studying this map?
    • What might be some consequences of expanding your territory to this size?
  • From Republic to Empire
    • Octavian Augustus is named the first emperor of the Roman Empire.
    • The Roman Republic wins the Punic wars/takes over Carthage/gains land in the Mediterranean world.
    • Julius Caesar appointed dictator by the Senate in a time of crisis then is killed by members of the Senate.
    • Expansion of the Roman Republic leads to social and economic consequences such as greed and corruption.
    • For 100 years, The Roman Republic is plunged into a period of civil war.
    • For a 200 year period, beginning with the start of the Empire, the Roman Empire experienced a period known as the Pax Romana , or Roman peace – a period of peace and prosperity.
  • The Roman Empire
    • By 31 A.D, Octavian Augustus was name Rome’s first emperor; he served much like a King in that his power was absolute and he named his successors . This date marked the end of the Republic and the beginning of the Empire (imperial rule) .
    • Augustus created a stable government which was centralized and bureaucratic and issued economic reform . For example, he made the tax system more fair .
    • Augustus’ rule began a 200 year-span known as the Pax Romana (Roman Peace ) - a period of peace and prosperity which ended after the death of Marcus Aurelius.
    The Roman Empire
  • The Roman Empire
    • Social and Economic problems were hidden . To keep the restless mobs of people content, Roman emperors issued a policy of “bread and circus” in which the poor were given free food and all citizens were entertained using tax dollars.
  •  
  •  
  • Close : Explain how Rome went from Republic to Empire