Can you find the information about me hidden around the room? If you finish show me (you must find all of the clues). Then work on your homework
The One the Only….. Julius Caesar Veni, vidi, vici!! +1 extra credit point if you can write down by Thursday what this means
Warm Up: in your passport Has anyone ever told you a rumor that was not true and you believed them? Write about it…. What happened since you believed them? Did it harm you or the person the rumor was about? Why did you believe the rumor?
March 24, 2011 Objective: Extra credit hand in immediately – put it in the in folder The life of Julius Caesar and his rise to power Reformer/Dictator Die or Live! Homework: Read a piece of Roman mythology on pages 311- 316 in your textbook.
The One the Only….. Julius Caesar Veni, vidi, vici!! I came, I saw, I conquered!!
Key Topic: Julius Caesar Main Idea # 1: The personal life of Julius Caesar and his Rise to Power! Main Idea # 2: The first Triumvirate and the struggle to control Rome! Main Idea # 3: The reforms of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar – Reformer or Dictator Main Idea # 4: The fall of Julius Caesar by the Senate.
Main Idea # 1: The personal life of Julius Caesar and his Rise to Power! Julius Caesar and Cleopatra’s wedding vows to each other. Okay, not really!
Main Idea # 1 Poor Patrician Family Gaius Marius – Uncle gets him into politics Gaius Marius teaches Julius to be a successful general
Main Idea # 1 Pirates (Ransom & Crucified) Cleopatra (Caesarian - son)
In your passport… write the ?? & answer it Have you ever heard the saying that three is a crowd? What may sometimes happen when there is a group of 3 best friends?
Main Idea # 2: The first Triumvirate and the struggle to control Rome! Pompey Caesar Crassus
Main Idea # 2 1. Marcus Licinius Crassus $$$$ 2. GnaeusPompeius (Pompey) 3. Julius Caesar Triumvirate – political alliance between three people Disagree on how to rule!
Crassus dies in battle VS. Senate wants Pompey to become the new ruler of Rome and Caesar is to give up his command of the army and return to Rome!!
Main Idea # 2 Caesar is not pleased! Here is the integral question….. Start a war in your own country possibly killing many or come back to Rome where you are sure to be killed?? What would you do?
Main Idea # 2 Casear Marches into Rome with his army of very loyal men! Pompey tries to stop Caesar but is forced from Rome and is destroyed in Greece by the Roman with the help of the Egyptians The end of the Triumvirate & Caesar controls all now!
Pair up with Caesar & Rom & Remus Main Idea # 3: The reforms of Julius Caesar. Reformer or Dictator For this section – make the space below into a “T” chart Reformer Dictator Treated many of his enemies generously Increased the number of Senators to add to his number of supporters Use pages 281, 284-285
Main Idea # 3 Reformer Won the support of his soldiers through his leadership Treated his enemies generously (Brutus) Ended corruption in the government Restored cities that had been destroyed by the Republic – improved all public works (roads, marshes,buildings) Gladiator games he paid for Dictator Became an enemy when he refused to follow the Senate’s order to return to Rome Started a civil war which destroyed the Republic Increased the number of Senators by adding supporters for him
Main Idea # 3 Reformer Strengthened and expanded Rome Started public job programs for the poor Granted Roman citizenship to people from foreign countries (Spain & Gaul - France) Split up public lands for those who need it Made overseas colonies (Egypt, Spain, Africa) Soldiers were given land & a pension when they retired Dictator Treated his defeated enemies cruelly Punished those who wanted to uphold the traditions and laws of the Republic Weakened the Senate to gain absolute power Kept hidden facts that made him look weak and unintelligent Sought glory for himself at the expense of Rome
Main Idea # 3 Julian Calendar – Still used in Egypt When is your Birthday??