Problems of Rome <br />
Station # 1 (pg 287-288)<br />What were the reforms of Augustus?<br />Check your answers with Miss Rice.<br />What do you ...
Reforms<br />Permanent Professional Army –150,000<br />Praetorian Guard – 9000 men to guard the emperor (bodyguards)<br />...
Station # 2<br />Read the political section.<br />What are the political problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />...
Station # 2<br />Army fought over leadership<br />Corrupt politicians that take bribes<br />Many talented stop taking part...
Station # 3<br />Read the economic section.<br />What are the economic problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Ch...
Station # 3<br />Less Crops = Hunger<br />Businesses closed –> unemployment<br />Inflation because less taxes were paid<br...
Station # 4<br />Read the social section.<br />What are the social problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Check ...
Section # 4<br />Fewer people went to school<br />Large number were enslaved <br />Farmers grew less food <br />The Plague...
Station # 5<br />Read the military section.<br />What are the military problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Ch...
Section # 5<br />Germanic tribes invade crops and destroy fields<br />Persia push into Eastern Rome<br />Army can’t pay th...
Station # 6 (pg # 320) <br />What were the reforms of Constantine?<br />Check your answers.<br />Why do you think these re...
Section # 6<br />Saw a fiery cross in the sky that said he would win against the odds – became emperor<br />Made him belie...
Station # 7 (pg # 320)<br />What were the reforms of Diocletian? <br />Check your answers.<br />Why do you think these ref...
Section # 7<br />AD 284-305 <br />Soldier that became an emperor<br />Divided the empire into four parts and gave four men...
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  1. 1. Problems of Rome <br />
  2. 2. Station # 1 (pg 287-288)<br />What were the reforms of Augustus?<br />Check your answers with Miss Rice.<br />What do you think was the most important reform for the people in Ancient Rome? Explain.<br />What is the most important reform that may affect our life in modern times? Explain.<br />Are these reforms the same? If not why do you think they aren’t?<br />
  3. 3. Reforms<br />Permanent Professional Army –150,000<br />Praetorian Guard – 9000 men to guard the emperor (bodyguards)<br />New Territories in N. Europe<br />Rebuilt Rome with Palaces, public buildings, & fountains<br />“ I found Rome a city of brick & I left it a city of marble.”<br />The arts flourish<br />Import grain from Egypt to feed the poor<br />Province governors – like our state governors today (replace much of the Senate’s power)<br />Tax system <br />Tax collector used to steal because they weren’t paid.<br />Augustus paid them and made it a permanent job – no more stealing<br />Legal system – now laws for all non-citizens<br />Stress the government over the individual in the government<br />While traveling in Campania, Augustus died peacefully at Nola on August 19 AD14<br />His famous last words were "Did you like the performance?"-referring to the play-acting and regal authority that he had put on as emperor.<br />
  4. 4. Station # 2<br />Read the political section.<br />What are the political problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Check your answers and as a group how would you solve the problem?<br />
  5. 5. Station # 2<br />Army fought over leadership<br />Corrupt politicians that take bribes<br />Many talented stop taking part in government.<br />
  6. 6. Station # 3<br />Read the economic section.<br />What are the economic problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Check your answers and as a group how would you solve the problem?<br />
  7. 7. Station # 3<br />Less Crops = Hunger<br />Businesses closed –> unemployment<br />Inflation because less taxes were paid<br />Less gold in coins – higher prices therefore bartering without money<br />
  8. 8. Station # 4<br />Read the social section.<br />What are the social problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Check your answers and as a group how would you solve the problem?<br />
  9. 9. Section # 4<br />Fewer people went to school<br />Large number were enslaved <br />Farmers grew less food <br />The Plague<br />
  10. 10. Station # 5<br />Read the military section.<br />What are the military problems of Rome? (write down at least two)<br />Check your answers and as a group how would you solve the problem?<br />
  11. 11. Section # 5<br />Germanic tribes invade crops and destroy fields<br />Persia push into Eastern Rome<br />Army can’t pay the soldiers<br />Use German soldiers but they were not loyal<br />
  12. 12. Station # 6 (pg # 320) <br />What were the reforms of Constantine?<br />Check your answers.<br />Why do you think these reformed failed? Discuss for a minute with your group.<br />
  13. 13. Section # 6<br />Saw a fiery cross in the sky that said he would win against the odds – became emperor<br />Made him believe in the Christian god – 1st Christian Roman Emperor<br />Helped the Catholic church start up <br />Sons had to follow their fathers and do the same jobs (serfs to the land idea)<br />Made the Hippodrome (oval amphitheater)<br />Moved the capital from dying Rome to a new city in the east- chose the site of the Greek city Byzantium and called it Constantinople<br />
  14. 14. Station # 7 (pg # 320)<br />What were the reforms of Diocletian? <br />Check your answers.<br />Why do you think these reformed failed? Discuss for a minute with your group.<br />
  15. 15. Section # 7<br />AD 284-305 <br />Soldier that became an emperor<br />Divided the empire into four parts and gave four men power<br />Redistribute the army to protect Rome<br />Set rules for prices of goods and wages<br />Ordered workers to remain in the same jobs until they died<br />Pay taxes in what you make – make olive oil pay in olive oil<br />

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