Rome & the Republic
Roman Forum

Rome's location and government helped it become a major power in the ancient world. Rome's tripartite government and written laws helped create a stable society. The later period of the Roman Republic was marked by wars of expansion and political crises. Julius Caesar and Augustus led Rome's transition from republic to an empire.
 The geography of Italy will be studied so that students can distinguish the differences between modern and ancient regional geography, including climate, population and resources. Students will be exposed to modern economies and cultural practices.Students will learn about the early civilizations of Rome. Important people and achievements will be highlighted. Students will be engaging in several activities on a multitude of topics including a focus on the early peoples of Rome, the founding of the city, the transition from monarchy to republic and important people.



Roman Republic Sway Project
Roman Republic SWAY.docx


Helpful Sites
Mr. Donn- Rome
Mr. Dowling- Ancient Rome
Ducksters- Rome
History for Kids- Rome
History Channel- Rome
National Geographic- Rome
PBS- Roman Empire
Ancient Rome- Textbook
Roman Government
Government In Ancient Rome
Roman Forum
Law of the 12 Tables
Punic Wars
Roman Civic Duty
The Early Republic
Cincinnatus
Hannibal of Carthage
Gracchus Bros.
Spartacus of Thrace
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar- Ducksters
Pompey
Cicero
Brutus
Roman Architecture
Roman Religion
Social Order
Plebeians and Patricians
Roman Achievements
Roman jobs and daily life
Culture of Ancient Rome
Slavery in Rome




Videos:
The Life of a Roman Soldier-Ted Ed Youtube
Roman Society and Political System- Youtube
Ancient Rome-Youtube
Republic to Empire- Youtube
Hannibal's War Elephants
Engineering an Empire- Caesar's Bridge
Engineering an Empire- Cloaca Maxima
Engineering an Empire- Colosseum
Engineering an Empire- Trajan's Market