This dynamic presentation on the militarization of the Roman Republic provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. The Roman Empire emerged from chaos - bring that story to life!
During the 1st century BCE, Rome was the preeminent power in the Mediterranean world. With that power came wealth and corruption. The only individuals who were able to maintain control were the generals. These generals would eventual take complete control and the Republic with all its ideals would fall. In its place would rise the Empire and the Emperors.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ Military Reforms of Gaius Marius
♦ The Struggles between Marius and Sulla
♦ Spartacus and the Slave Rebellion
♦ First Triumvirate
♦ The Great Roman Civil War
♦ Assassination of Julius Caesar
♦ Second Triumvirate
♦ The Rise of Augustus Caesar
There are nine links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~ 23 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
This class takes approximately 90-minutes.
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
Check out the entire Rome series:
Lesson 1: Birth of the Roman Republic
Lesson 2: The Punic Wars
Lesson 3: Rise of the Roman Generals and the Fall of the Republic
Lesson 4: The Roman Empire: Culture and Innovation during the Pax Romana
Lesson 5: Birth and Spread of Christianity
Lesson 6: Hypatia of Alexandria: The End of the Classical World
Lesson 7: Fall of the Roman Empire
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