Roman Gov Structure Punic Wars
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Roman Gov Structure Punic Wars

on

  • 1,810 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,810
Views on SlideShare
1,775
Embed Views
35

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
74
Comments
0

3 Embeds 35

http://hornadaycmh.blogspot.com 29
http://www.hornadaycmh.blogspot.com 5
http://www.slideshare.net 1

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

Roman Gov Structure Punic Wars Roman Gov Structure Punic Wars Presentation Transcript

  • Ancient Rome and Early Christianity Structure of the Republic The Punic Wars
  • Structure of the Republic
    • Rome combined what were considered to be the best characteristics of a monarchy, aristocracy and democracy.
    • Praetors
    • 8 judges chosen for one year by Centuriate Assembly
    • 2 oversaw civil and criminal courts
    • 6 governed provinces
    • Senate (patricians)
    • Perform legislative and administrative functions
    • 300 upper class citizens
    • Influenced foreign/domestic policy
    • Tribal Assembly (plebians)
    • Organized by province
    • Members for life
    • Elected tribunes
    • Made laws for commoners
    • Centuriate Assembly
    • Citizen-soldiers
    • Members for life
    • Elected tribunes and made laws
    • Two consuls
    • Command army and direct the government
    • Limited power
    • One year term
    • Could veto the other’s decisions
    JUDICIAL LEGISLATIVE EXECUTIVE
  • The Roman Army
    • Romans placed great value on their military
      • Landowners required to serve in army
      • 10 years service required to hold certain public offices
    • Organized into large military units called “legions”
      • Roman legion made up of 5,000 heavily armed men
      • Soldiers riding horseback (cavalry) accompanied them
    • Divided into “centuries” of 80 men
  •  
  • Rome Conquers Italy
    • 4th cen. B.C. - Romans dominated central Italy
      • Defeated Etruscans and Greeks
    • By 265 B.C. Rome completed its domination of entire Italian peninsula
    • Treated each conquered area differently
      • Nearby Latins became full citizens, could vote
      • Territories further away got full rights, except voting
      • Others became allies
  • Roman Power Expands
    • Lenient policy towards defeated enemies helped Rome build a long lasting empire
      • Rome’s power spread for more than two centuries
    • Also a powerful commercial state
      • Access to riches of lands around Mediterranean
      • Sometimes other large, powerful cities interfered with Roman access to Mediterranean
        • One particular city was Carthage
  •  
  • Punic Wars
    • Conflicts between Rome and Carthage lasting from 264 - 146 B.C. - 3 major wars
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • For next class…
    • Complete Government Comparison Chart
    • Complete Punic Wars Charts
    • LATE WORK DEADLINE TODAY!