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  1. 1. Social Structures <ul><li>Plebian </li></ul><ul><li>Partitions </li></ul><ul><li>Priest </li></ul><ul><li>Emperor </li></ul>
  2. 2. Plebeians <ul><li>Common people of Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>90% were plebeians. </li></ul><ul><li>They were hard workers, farmers and artists. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Partitions <ul><li>They were upper class. </li></ul><ul><li>Took great pride in being in a noble family. </li></ul><ul><li>Part = father </li></ul>
  4. 4. Priests <ul><li>A priest is a pastor of a church. </li></ul><ul><li>They held religious ceremonies. </li></ul><ul><li>Today we also have priests in our church. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Emperor <ul><li>The leaders of Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>They were in charge of what happens in the empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Julius Creaser and Augustus were emperors. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Achievements <ul><li>Aqueducts </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Circus Maximus </li></ul><ul><li>Latin Langue </li></ul>
  7. 7. Aqueducts <ul><li>They were used to transport or hold water. </li></ul><ul><li>Today we use them to store water up in case we have a drought and need water. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Concrete Roads <ul><li>Concrete roads were used to travel easier, instead on bumpy rocky roads. </li></ul><ul><li>Later on an Trajan emperor named restored almost all of Italian roads. </li></ul><ul><li>Today we have concrete roads leading to every were. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Latin Language <ul><li>Main language in Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>Today some people study the language. </li></ul><ul><li>Today I n many words there are Latin roots. </li></ul><ul><li>Gladiators wars were held there to please emperors and gods. </li></ul><ul><li>It was the best place to meet a girl/boy friend. </li></ul><ul><li>The losers were feed to the lions. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Circus Maximus <ul><li>Gladiator wars were held there to honor the emperors and the gods. </li></ul><ul><li>The losers were fed to the lions. </li></ul><ul><li>Also it was the best place to meet a boy/girl friend. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Geography <ul><li>Punic War </li></ul><ul><li>Geography settings </li></ul><ul><li>Tiber River </li></ul><ul><li>7 Hills of Rome </li></ul>
  12. 12. Punic Wars <ul><li>The 1st Punic War was that the Mamertines attacked the Messina city. </li></ul><ul><li>The, the 2nd war was against the Romans and Carthage. </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of the 2nd war over 6500 men were lost it was the worst in history. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Geography Settings <ul><li>Rome has many hills and mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>It was built on 7 hills. </li></ul><ul><li>The land is suited for farming. </li></ul><ul><li>Lastly Rome is a peninsula. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 7 Hills of Rome <ul><li>Cermalus, Cispius, Fagutal, Oppius, Platium, Sucusa and Velia are the 7 hills of Rome that were built on. </li></ul><ul><li>At on point in time all 7 hills could be seen. </li></ul><ul><li>But today only Cermalus. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Tiber River <ul><li>The river is 250 miles long. </li></ul><ul><li>In Roman times the river was green and lush. </li></ul><ul><li>But today the river is arid or also known as dry. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Economy <ul><li>Money/Coinage </li></ul><ul><li>Farming </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Inflation </li></ul>
  17. 17. Money/Coinage <ul><li>• Coins were made out of bronze, silver and gold. </li></ul><ul><li>• On the coins were the emperors achievements. </li></ul><ul><li>• Also the coins were good for the use of trade. </li></ul><ul><li>• Gods/Goddess were stamped on the coins. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Farming <ul><li>Some farmer doing very well, thanks to the emperor because he would give out grain to this homeless and someone. </li></ul><ul><li>Other farmers were doing bad because they couldn’t afforded slave to harvest more produce. </li></ul><ul><li>When farmer lost their jobs they would go out and look for new ones but all the slaves had those jobs. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Inflation <ul><li>When Rome stopped conquering land people started looking for gold. </li></ul><ul><li>As gold became more popular the coins had less value because they are made out of gold. </li></ul><ul><li>Today in the united States American money is less valuable than foreign money. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Politics <ul><li>Magistrates </li></ul><ul><li>Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>Trajan </li></ul>
  21. 21. Magistrates <ul><li>The magistrates were the main officials of Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>Two council severed as the top magistrates of Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>Each member had the right to block each others decisions. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Senate <ul><li>Senators were the second branch in the Roman republic. </li></ul><ul><li>They advised the council men, and also controlled state finances and passed laws. </li></ul><ul><li>In each group there was 300 men. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Assemblies <ul><li>There were two branch that made up the 3 rd branch. </li></ul><ul><li>The two groups represented the democratic side. </li></ul><ul><li>In tribal assemblies the plebeians were in charge. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Trajan <ul><li>Trajan restored almost all of Italian roads. </li></ul><ul><li>He also built bridges so carts and roads could cross the rivers. </li></ul><ul><li>Last, he had administrators sent to help people with financial problems. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Religion <ul><li>Roman Beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish </li></ul><ul><li>Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Rise in Christianity </li></ul>
  26. 26. Roman Beliefs <ul><li>Romans believed in polytheism. </li></ul><ul><li>They would make sacrifices and rituals to please the gods. </li></ul><ul><li>One Rome story is that two twins named Romulus and Ramous were raised by the she wolf. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Christianity <ul><li>Christians only played instruments to worship there gods. </li></ul><ul><li>They also buried their dead next to family member to be reunited in heaven easier. </li></ul><ul><li>Last, they only sculptured religious portraits. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Rise in Christianity <ul><li>When barbarians were attacking more people were turning into pacifists or Christian that was making it hard to defend Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of money was being used to built churches and monasteries. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Jewish <ul><li>Roman’s would execute Jewish people because they thought they were different just because of their religion. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in the star of David. </li></ul><ul><li>Today people treat other people the same way and not by their religion. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Conclusion <ul><li>In my opinion I think that the Tiber River was the most important feature in Rome. I think this because Rome was founded on it and all of their water supplies came Rome that river. With out the river Rome could not survive. </li></ul>