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Happy Thursday Take out whatever you use for class notes and be ready to start when the bell rings!

The Rise of Rome Today’s LEQs: Why did Rome choose to expand from city-state

The Rise of Rome Today’s LEQs: Why did Rome choose to expand from city-state to empire? What stages marked that expansion?

Early Rome Located on Mediterranean Sea Etruscans were early owners of Rome Founded c.

Early Rome Located on Mediterranean Sea Etruscans were early owners of Rome Founded c. 753 BCE Ruled by kings Provided city with paved streets, public buildings, defensive walls, and large temples Ideal location! Look at maps… Why do you think this is?

Rise of the Roman Republic In 509 BCE, Roman nobility overthrew last Etruscan king

Rise of the Roman Republic In 509 BCE, Roman nobility overthrew last Etruscan king and began a republic: all citizens who voted held power Built Roman forum – political and civic center Who was a citizen? Patricians (wealthy, privileged) Some foreigners EVENTUALLY, Plebeians (commoners)

Rome Expands! STRONG ARMY facilitates expansion Sometimes crushes enemies; sometimes granted citizenship “Piecemeal” process;

Rome Expands! STRONG ARMY facilitates expansion Sometimes crushes enemies; sometimes granted citizenship “Piecemeal” process; not built off existing empire Punic Wars (264 -146 BCE) – Romans clashed with Carthage Three conflicts between 264 and 146 BCE Arose from economic competition and grew into struggle for supremacy in the region Third Punic War: Carthage destroyed, Rome rules the region & becomes naval power

Punic Wars Video Clip https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=L 7 Rwm. L 4 Cjg

Punic Wars Video Clip https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=L 7 Rwm. L 4 Cjg

Could Republic Survive Expansion? (Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems) Imperial expansion brought wealth and power

Could Republic Survive Expansion? (Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems) Imperial expansion brought wealth and power to Rome but not without problems Unequal distribution of wealth aggravated class tensions and conflict arose over political and social policies The need to administer conquered lands efficiently strained the capacities of the Roman republic

Activity: The Gracchi Brothers Log on to http: //mswynnworldhistory. wikispaces. com Click on “see

Activity: The Gracchi Brothers Log on to http: //mswynnworldhistory. wikispaces. com Click on “see more” then click on “The Gracchi” You need to work with one other person on this.

Globe Chat 1. In what ways did military success and economic prosperity create social

Globe Chat 1. In what ways did military success and economic prosperity create social problems in the Roman Republic? 2. How did the lives of the Gracchi influence the political scene in the Roman Republic? 3. Do you think that as a nation grows and prospers, it is inevitable that there will be an increasing gap between rich and poor? Why?

Homework! Complete Part 1 of "The Gracchi" activity. You should read and take notes

Homework! Complete Part 1 of "The Gracchi" activity. You should read and take notes on your assigned brother using the provided guidelines. Come prepared to create a comparison chart with your partner. Read the first half of chapter 6 if you haven’t already – up to page 181. DON’T PROCRASTINATE!!! #youwillregretitifyoudo #thereisnowaytocramforanapworldhistor yexam