This dynamic presentation on the Punic Wars provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. This is the war that shaped the Ancient Western World!
Two great empires would face off in a series of devastating conflicts: Carthage and Rome. Only one would emerge as the ruler of the Mediterranean World.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ A brief background on Carthage
♦ The Carthaginian Navy
♦ The Roman Army
♦ The First Punic War
♦ The Second Punic War
♦ Hannibal's march over the Alps and into Italy
♦ Battle of Cannae
♦ Scipio Africanus
♦ The Third Punic War
♦ Destruction of Carthage
It finishes with an analysis of how these wars impacted Rome and ultimately led it down the path to becoming an empire.
There are thirteen links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~ 45 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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