The Roman Republic<br />The Growth and Expansion<br />
Key Topic: The Roman Republic<br />Main Idea # 1 : How the original Republic was formed<br />Main Idea # 2 : Rome’s republ...
Main Idea # 1<br />How the original Republic was formed<br />
1. Who ruled Rome before the Romans?<br />The Etruscans (Tarquins) .<br />2. What type of rulers were the Etruscans?<br />...
Okay so now I’m confused…..<br />What is the difference between a Republic and a Democracy?<br />http://www.youtube.com/wa...
Main Idea # 1<br />Make a timeline with these events<br />509 B.C.E. Rome = small city.<br />Slowly expands.<br />338 B.C....
Main Idea # 1<br />1. How did the Romans take over Italy?<br />By force<br />2. How did they keep those people they conque...
Main Idea # 2<br />Rome’s republic was shaped by a struggle between wealthy nobles and regular citizens.<br />Patricians<b...
Main Idea # 2<br />Patricians<br />Plebeians<br />Slaves<br />
Main Idea # 2<br />Patricians<br />Wealthy land owners<br />Nobles that made up the ruling class<br />Citizens (male)– cou...
Main Idea # 3<br />How the Roman Republic works<br />
Main Idea # 3<br />Consuls<br />Senate<br />Praetors<br />Tribunes<br />
Main Idea # 3Consuls<br />Top government official<br />Two chosen every year <br />Headed the army and ran the government<...
Main Idea # 3Praetors<br />Government officials<br />Interpreted law and judged court cases <br />Kept tax records <br />H...
Main Idea # 3Tribunes<br />Elected by all citizens (Plebians have a large majority so they really elect the official)<br /...
Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />How do you know what a law says?  How do you know how someone should be punished if the...
Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />451 BCE The Twelve Tablets were made on bronze tablets<br />Where would you put them in...
Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />Finish these sentences….<br />Innocent until______________________.<br />You have the r...
Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />Is it fair to punish one person for stealing but not another person? Why or why not?<br...
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  1. 1. The Roman Republic<br />The Growth and Expansion<br />
  2. 2. Key Topic: The Roman Republic<br />Main Idea # 1 : How the original Republic was formed<br />Main Idea # 2 : Rome’s republic was shaped by a struggle between wealthy nobles and regular citizens.<br />Main Idea # 3 : How the Roman Republic works<br />
  3. 3. Main Idea # 1<br />How the original Republic was formed<br />
  4. 4. 1. Who ruled Rome before the Romans?<br />The Etruscans (Tarquins) .<br />2. What type of rulers were the Etruscans?<br />CRUEL<br />3. Romans rebel in 509 B.C.E.<br />4. Create a Republic <br />5. Republic = form of government where citizens have the power.<br />Main Idea # 1<br />
  5. 5. Okay so now I’m confused…..<br />What is the difference between a Republic and a Democracy?<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPwnFt_m-RE<br />A Democracy is where all the people have a say and have no one to report to. <br />A Republic is a democracy, but each person is responsible to someone else, they can’t just do whatever they want<br />
  6. 6. Main Idea # 1<br />Make a timeline with these events<br />509 B.C.E. Rome = small city.<br />Slowly expands.<br />338 B.C.E. defeat the other Latins<br />284 B.C.E. defeat Etruscans<br />267 B.C.E. defeat the Greeks<br />The Republic is growing!<br />
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  8. 8. Main Idea # 1<br />1. How did the Romans take over Italy?<br />By force<br />2. How did they keep those people they conquered under their control<br />Made them citizens able to take part in the government OR<br />Made them allies with their own government, but they had to pay taxes and supply an army to Rome<br />
  9. 9. Main Idea # 2<br />Rome’s republic was shaped by a struggle between wealthy nobles and regular citizens.<br />Patricians<br />VS<br />Plebeians<br />
  10. 10. Main Idea # 2<br />Patricians<br />Plebeians<br />Slaves<br />
  11. 11. Main Idea # 2<br />Patricians<br />Wealthy land owners<br />Nobles that made up the ruling class<br />Citizens (male)– could vote, had to pay taxes and serve in the army<br />Could not marry a Plebian <br />Could serve in government <br />Plebeians<br />Majority of the population<br />Artisans, shopkeepers, small farm owners<br /> Citizens (male)– could vote, pay taxes, serve in army<br />Could not marry a Patrician<br />Could not serve in government<br />
  12. 12. Main Idea # 3<br />How the Roman Republic works<br />
  13. 13. Main Idea # 3<br />Consuls<br />Senate<br />Praetors<br />Tribunes<br />
  14. 14. Main Idea # 3Consuls<br />Top government official<br />Two chosen every year <br />Headed the army and ran the government<br />Served short term….avoided risk of abusing power<br />Veto<br /><ul><li>The right of the consul to reject the other’s decision. Latin for “I forbid”</li></li></ul><li>Main Idea # 3Senate<br />300 men<br />Chosen for life<br />Advise Consul<br />Deal with other countries<br />Proposes laws<br />Approve public works<br />Deal with daily government problems<br />
  15. 15. Main Idea # 3Praetors<br />Government officials<br />Interpreted law and judged court cases <br />Kept tax records <br />Handled public finances <br />Supervised public festivals <br />
  16. 16. Main Idea # 3Tribunes<br />Elected by all citizens (Plebians have a large majority so they really elect the official)<br />Bring Plebian concerns to the government<br />Right to veto actions taken by the government<br />First steps towards democracy in Rome!<br />
  17. 17. Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />How do you know what a law says? How do you know how someone should be punished if they do something wrong? Draco of Greece was the first person to do this!<br />Write the laws down so the patricians couldn’t be unfair to the plebians!!!!<br />
  18. 18. Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />451 BCE The Twelve Tablets were made on bronze tablets<br />Where would you put them in Rome so everyone (both rich and poor) could see them?<br />3. The forum (marketplace)<br />
  19. 19. Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />Finish these sentences….<br />Innocent until______________________.<br />You have the right to _____________ in court.<br />Laws of Nations – laws to settle disputes between all people <br />Do we still use this today???<br />
  20. 20. Main Idea # 3Keeping it Fair!<br />Is it fair to punish one person for stealing but not another person? Why or why not?<br />Rule of Law – the idea that all laws should apply to every person equally and all people should be treated the same by the legal system<br />We base all our laws today off of this idea made by the Romans! <br />

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