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