Ancient Rome SOL 3.1, 3.5, 3.7
The ancient  Roman   civilization  shares: <ul><li>A written  language </li></ul><ul><li>A system of  government </li></ul...
Physical Characteristics <ul><li>Ancient Rome was…. </li></ul><ul><li>Next to the  Mediterranean Sea </li></ul><ul><li>It ...
Representative Democracy <ul><li>Citizens (wealthy men) voted for  representatives  to make laws for them. </li></ul><ul><...
Adaptations to the Environment <ul><li>Ancient Romans adapted to their mountainous land by </li></ul><ul><li>Growing olive...
Jobs of the Romans <ul><li>Farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Road builders </li></ul><ul><li>Traders </li></ul>
Architecture <ul><li>Romans used  </li></ul><ul><li>arches   </li></ul><ul><li>in buildings, bridges and aqueducts. </li><...
Aqueducts   were designed to pump water in to the city.  The water was used for humans and for irrigation.
Road Building <ul><li>The Romans created a network of paved highways.  This joined the empire together and allowed soldier...
Roman Art <ul><li>Roman artists created: </li></ul><ul><li>Pottery </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li>...
Religion <ul><li>The Romans began by worshipping different gods and goddesses (like the Greeks), but eventually become Chr...
Ancient Romans also…. <ul><li>Changed our calendar to 365 days and named the months </li></ul><ul><li>Gave us 1/3 of our E...
The People of Ancient Rome <ul><li>Men were citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Women were caretakers </li></ul><ul><li>Boys were e...
Be able to locate  Italy ,  Rome  and the  Mediterranean Sea  on a map. Study and you will be REALLY ROMAN!
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  1. 1. Ancient Rome SOL 3.1, 3.5, 3.7
  2. 2. The ancient Roman civilization shares: <ul><li>A written language </li></ul><ul><li>A system of government </li></ul><ul><li>Advances in arts and sciences </li></ul><ul><li>A common culture </li></ul>
  3. 3. Physical Characteristics <ul><li>Ancient Rome was…. </li></ul><ul><li>Next to the Mediterranean Sea </li></ul><ul><li>It covered parts of Europe, Asia and Africa </li></ul><ul><li>A peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>Rocky and mountainous </li></ul><ul><li>Built on hills </li></ul><ul><li>Next to the Tiber River </li></ul>
  4. 4. Representative Democracy <ul><li>Citizens (wealthy men) voted for representatives to make laws for them. </li></ul><ul><li>Laws applied to everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>We use a representative democracy in America today! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Adaptations to the Environment <ul><li>Ancient Romans adapted to their mountainous land by </li></ul><ul><li>Growing olives and grapes </li></ul><ul><li>Having small farms on terraced hillsides </li></ul><ul><li>Trading on the Mediterranean Sea </li></ul>
  6. 6. Jobs of the Romans <ul><li>Farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Road builders </li></ul><ul><li>Traders </li></ul>
  7. 7. Architecture <ul><li>Romans used </li></ul><ul><li>arches </li></ul><ul><li>in buildings, bridges and aqueducts. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Aqueducts were designed to pump water in to the city. The water was used for humans and for irrigation.
  9. 9. Road Building <ul><li>The Romans created a network of paved highways. This joined the empire together and allowed soldiers to move swiftly from one area to another. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Roman Art <ul><li>Roman artists created: </li></ul><ul><li>Pottery </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Mosaics were a special art form that used small pieces of tile, glass or stone. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Religion <ul><li>The Romans began by worshipping different gods and goddesses (like the Greeks), but eventually become Christians. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ancient Romans also…. <ul><li>Changed our calendar to 365 days and named the months </li></ul><ul><li>Gave us 1/3 of our English language </li></ul><ul><li>Used Roman numerals that we still see today on clocks, watches, and in books </li></ul><ul><li>I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X </li></ul>
  13. 13. The People of Ancient Rome <ul><li>Men were citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Women were caretakers </li></ul><ul><li>Boys were educated </li></ul><ul><li>Girls learned handicrafts and household chores </li></ul><ul><li>What would you be doing in Ancient Rome? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Be able to locate Italy , Rome and the Mediterranean Sea on a map. Study and you will be REALLY ROMAN!

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