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  1. 1. Can you find the information about me hidden around the room?<br />If you finish show me (you must find all of the clues). Then work on your homework<br />
  2. 2. The One the Only…..<br />Julius Caesar<br />Veni, vidi, vici!!<br />+1 extra credit point if you can write down by Thursday what this means<br />
  3. 3. Warm Up: in your passport<br />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?<br />
  4. 4. March 24, 2011<br />Objective:<br />Extra credit hand in immediately – put it in the in folder<br />The life of Julius Caesar and his rise to power<br />Reformer/Dictator<br />Die or Live!<br />Homework:<br />Read a piece of Roman mythology on pages 311- 316 in your textbook.<br />
  5. 5. The One the Only…..<br />Julius Caesar<br />Veni, vidi, vici!!<br />I came, I saw, I conquered!!<br />
  6. 6. Key Topic: Julius Caesar<br />Main Idea # 1: The personal life of Julius Caesar and his Rise to Power!<br />Main Idea # 2: The first Triumvirate and the struggle to control Rome!<br />Main Idea # 3: The reforms of Julius Caesar.<br /> Julius Caesar – Reformer or Dictator<br />Main Idea # 4: The fall of Julius Caesar by the Senate.<br />
  7. 7. Main Idea # 1: The personal life of Julius Caesar and his Rise to Power!<br />Julius Caesar and Cleopatra’s wedding vows to each other.<br />Okay, not really!<br />
  8. 8. Main Idea # 1<br />Poor Patrician Family<br />Gaius Marius – Uncle gets him into politics<br />Gaius Marius teaches Julius to be a successful general<br />
  9. 9. Main Idea # 1<br />Pirates (Ransom & Crucified)<br />Cleopatra (Caesarian - son)<br />
  10. 10. In your passport… write the ?? & answer it<br />Have you ever heard the saying that three is a crowd?<br />What may sometimes happen when there is a group of 3 best friends?<br />
  11. 11. Main Idea # 2: The first Triumvirate and the struggle to control Rome!<br />Pompey<br />Caesar<br />Crassus<br />
  12. 12. Main Idea # 2<br />1. Marcus Licinius Crassus $$$$ <br />2. GnaeusPompeius (Pompey)<br />3. Julius Caesar<br />Triumvirate – political alliance between three people<br />Disagree on how to rule!<br />
  13. 13. Crassus dies in battle<br />VS.<br />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!!<br />
  14. 14. Main Idea # 2<br />Caesar is not pleased!<br />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??<br />What would you do?<br />
  15. 15. Main Idea # 2<br />Casear Marches into Rome <br />with his army of very loyal men!<br />Pompey tries to stop Caesar but is forced from Rome and is destroyed in Greece by the Roman with the help of the Egyptians<br />The end of the Triumvirate & Caesar controls all now!<br />
  16. 16. Pair up with Caesar & Rom & Remus<br />Main Idea # 3: The reforms of Julius Caesar. Reformer or Dictator<br />For this section – make the space below into a “T” chart<br />Reformer<br />Dictator<br />Treated many of his enemies generously<br />Increased the number of Senators to add to his number of supporters<br />Use pages 281, 284-285<br />
  17. 17. Main Idea # 3 <br />Reformer<br />Won the support of his soldiers through his leadership<br />Treated his enemies generously (Brutus)<br />Ended corruption in the government<br />Restored cities that had been destroyed by the Republic – improved all public works (roads, marshes,buildings)<br />Gladiator games he paid for <br />Dictator<br />Became an enemy when he refused to follow the Senate’s order to return to Rome<br />Started a civil war which destroyed the Republic<br />Increased the number of Senators by adding supporters for him<br />
  18. 18. Main Idea # 3<br />Reformer<br />Strengthened and expanded Rome<br />Started public job programs for the poor<br />Granted Roman citizenship to people from foreign countries (Spain & Gaul - France) <br />Split up public lands for those who need it<br />Made overseas colonies (Egypt, Spain, Africa)<br />Soldiers were given land & a pension when they retired <br />Dictator<br />Treated his defeated enemies cruelly<br />Punished those who wanted to uphold the traditions and laws of the Republic<br />Weakened the Senate to gain absolute power<br />Kept hidden facts that made him look weak and unintelligent<br />Sought glory for himself at the expense of Rome<br />
  19. 19. Main Idea # 3<br />Julian Calendar – Still used in Egypt<br />When is your Birthday??<br />
  20. 20. What month is missing??<br />
  21. 21. Main Idea # 4: The fall of Julius Caesar by the Senate.<br />
  22. 22. What do you think???<br />Live you amazing reformer Die you horrible dictator <br />
  23. 23. BITE<br />Set up a plot to kill him<br />When Caesar enter the Senate - 60 Senators stab him 23 times on the Ides of March (March 15th 44 BCE)<br />
  24. 24. Caesar was killed because….<br />The Senate thought he wanted to be…<br />KING<br />