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Ancient ROME

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josh cropper

on 7 May 2010

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Transcript of Ancient ROME

geography ANCIENT ROME Rome formed on the banks of the Tiber river
Rome was built on a peninsula similair to the
peloponnesian peninsula in greece Rome had arable land, or land suited for farming this made it so that they could grow crops such as grains, vegetables, and olives the alps seperates the peninsula from the rest of europe. the mythical founding of Rome there are two myths to the origins of Rome
the first myth says that aeneid a trojan
warrior of troy traveled to latium, were he married a latin princess and eventually his
decendents founed Rome the second myth says that two twin brothers named Romulas and Remus were raised by a mother wolf and when they grew up the both built cities in which they fought for control of
each others. Poor get more power Patricians- represented the upper class
of roman sociaty. Republic- a government in which citizens have the right to vote and elect officials. Plebeians- the common peaple
of Roman sociaty tribune- the top officials of
the phebeih assembly Twelve Tables- the written law code of
Rome, that was written on twelve tablets,
so that the judges could not use fake laws the Roman Replublic consuls
tribunes senate assembly there were ownly ten tribunes
and they were all plebeians and they had the right to veto. there were only two consuls, one patrician and one plebeian Checks and Balances- represent a means for keeping any one branch of a government from gaining more power than the others. Republic-a government in which citizens have the rights to vote and elect officials. there were 300 members of the senate most of which were patricians. The Roman Republic had a tripartite government or a three part government, which included an oilgarchy,marnarchy, and a democracy
the assembly was a democracy the senate was an oilgarchy. the consuls were a monarchy veto- the power to reject a proposed action or law Roman Society women in Rome were able to on personal property
unlike the women of greece.
\ the most important role of Roman women was to bear
children and raise them to honor traditional values,but
they were not allowed to vote or hold public office. children growing up in weathly family recieved primary
education,girls left school at the agge of 13 and started
to learn household growth of the Republic
tactic- a method used to achieve a short-term
goal,such as winning a battle. A roman legion consists of about 4,500 to 5,000
heavily armed citizens Rome was one of the first civilizations that
payed their peaple to fight. Rome used diplomacy in a new conquered region
to turn there peaple into to their allies.
the first punic war between Rome and carthage
started in 264 B.C.E. some 20-years later the war ended the second punic war started in 218
B.C.E. and ended in 202 B.C.E. the third and last punic war started149 B.C.E. and ended in 133 B.C.E. this was
the last war because Rome burned the city to the ground sold all of the peaple
into slavery and sew salt into the soil so that nothing would grow.
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