Warm Up: In your passport – What is a republic? Was it hard to pass a law? If so why? The Roman Republic is a type of democracy. Defend this statement and tell me how you can see this in their government.
The Roman Republic is off to a good start…… The Plebeians have a small say…… And not too far away trouble is brewing….we must be prepared for it When this unnamed trouble finally comes it will cause a huge change in Rome!!!
The Romans could spread their culture and conquer most of the world because of their: ARMY
Who was in the Calvary and why? The Rich because they had the money to afford the horse, etc.
The Punic War Keep your friends close and your enemies even closer!
Warm up Question!! Finish this thought…… Imagine you are out to eat with your family. There is one piece of pizza left, and you believe it is clearly yours. You and your brother/sister eye each other from across the table, and then…
The Roman Enemy! Knowing your Enemy is ½ the Battle!!
Phoenician sea tradersfrom the middle East
Original Phoenician Homeland & the area they took over
Founding Carthage 800 B.C.E. Phoenician sea traders founded Carthage on Africa’s Northern Coast (Carthaginians) They were mighty sailors
It is your time to be heard! Archaeologists have dug up a journal dating back to the time of the Punic Wars. This journal discusses in massive detail and with astounding artwork what really happened to three different men in the Punic Wars! Pages 274-276 in your textbook http://www.crystalinks.com/punicwars.htm l
Questions for pages 278 - 279 People in Rome were ruled by mostly what type of people? The majority of the people in Rome were? Problems with the small farms? New labor on the latifundas was? What did the poor have to do with their farms and families? The government won plebeian votes by? Would this work for you, if you had all the plebeian problems? Why did the reforms fail? Did rich people ever try to help? Who helped out the poor people in the army? What was the problem having the army in politics?