September 21, 2011<br />People admire great fighters – why do you think this is true?<br />
Objective:<br />Increase student understanding of African history by exploring the story of Hannibal of Carthage<br />Be a...
Homework:<br />Read sections provided on African history<br />Answer questions<br />Due Thursday<br />
Strategy:<br />Plan for fighting<br />Plan for beating someone <br />
Historian:<br />Someone who studies history <br />Someone who writes about history<br />
Carthage:<br />Rival of Ancient Rome<br />Fought three wars against Rome<br />Lost all 3, but closely<br />
Carthage:<br />
Hannibal:<br />NOT a cannibal<br />General of the Carthaginian Army<br />247–183  BCE<br />
Hannibal:<br />Swore vengeance on Rome after Rome beat Carthage <br />Started the second war with Rome on his own<br /> Ma...
Hannibal crosses the Alps<br />His army walked from Africa to Italy<br />They brought war elephants with them<br />They cr...
Hannibal crosses the Alps<br />
Hannibal wins at Trebia<br />Outnumbered 42,000 to 30,000<br />Between 4-5,000 Carthage solders die<br />26-28,000 Roman s...
How did Hannibal win?<br />The Romans were arrogant and attacked before they were ready<br />Hannibal planned for this<br ...
Hannibal wins at Cannae<br />Outnumbered 50,000 to 86,400<br />Hannibal lost 8,000 <br />Romans lost 48,200 killed and 4,5...
Hannibal wins at Cannae – Summarize!<br />
Hannibal wins at Cannae – Summarize!<br />
Hannibal wins at Cannae<br />
Hannibal wins at Cannae<br />
Scipio Africanus<br />Named Africanus because he lived in North Africa<br />General who finally defeats Hannibal at the ba...
War Elephant<br />War elephants can only charge in a straight line<br />Scipio opened up gaps in his soldiers and let the ...
Carthage loses<br />Almost all their territory<br />Hannibal goes into exile and dies<br />Carthage is destroyed in the th...
Class work:<br />Write a letter home from a Carthaginian soldier in Hannibal's army <br />What would he tell about?<br />
Exit Ticket<br />Who was Hannibal?<br />Why is he important?<br />
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  1. 1. September 21, 2011<br />People admire great fighters – why do you think this is true?<br />
  2. 2. Objective:<br />Increase student understanding of African history by exploring the story of Hannibal of Carthage<br />Be able to explain the three key events in the life of Hannibal, an African General<br />
  3. 3. Homework:<br />Read sections provided on African history<br />Answer questions<br />Due Thursday<br />
  4. 4. Strategy:<br />Plan for fighting<br />Plan for beating someone <br />
  5. 5. Historian:<br />Someone who studies history <br />Someone who writes about history<br />
  6. 6. Carthage:<br />Rival of Ancient Rome<br />Fought three wars against Rome<br />Lost all 3, but closely<br />
  7. 7. Carthage:<br />
  8. 8. Hannibal:<br />NOT a cannibal<br />General of the Carthaginian Army<br />247–183 BCE<br />
  9. 9. Hannibal:<br />Swore vengeance on Rome after Rome beat Carthage <br />Started the second war with Rome on his own<br /> Master Strategist<br />
  10. 10. Hannibal crosses the Alps<br />His army walked from Africa to Italy<br />They brought war elephants with them<br />They created their own pathways<br />
  11. 11. Hannibal crosses the Alps<br />
  12. 12. Hannibal wins at Trebia<br />Outnumbered 42,000 to 30,000<br />Between 4-5,000 Carthage solders die<br />26-28,000 Roman soldiers die<br />
  13. 13. How did Hannibal win?<br />The Romans were arrogant and attacked before they were ready<br />Hannibal planned for this<br />Roman soldiers were also poorly trained<br />
  14. 14. Hannibal wins at Cannae<br />Outnumbered 50,000 to 86,400<br />Hannibal lost 8,000 <br />Romans lost 48,200 killed and 4,500 captured<br />
  15. 15. Hannibal wins at Cannae – Summarize!<br />
  16. 16. Hannibal wins at Cannae – Summarize!<br />
  17. 17. Hannibal wins at Cannae<br />
  18. 18. Hannibal wins at Cannae<br />
  19. 19. Scipio Africanus<br />Named Africanus because he lived in North Africa<br />General who finally defeats Hannibal at the battle of Zama<br />Figured out how to deal with Hannibal’s war elephants <br />
  20. 20. War Elephant<br />War elephants can only charge in a straight line<br />Scipio opened up gaps in his soldiers and let the elephants through <br />The elephants were “dealt with” later<br />
  21. 21. Carthage loses<br />Almost all their territory<br />Hannibal goes into exile and dies<br />Carthage is destroyed in the third war with Rome<br />
  22. 22. Class work:<br />Write a letter home from a Carthaginian soldier in Hannibal's army <br />What would he tell about?<br />
  23. 23. Exit Ticket<br />Who was Hannibal?<br />Why is he important?<br />

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