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Rome Study Guide

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  • Q1
    What two territories fought in the Punic Wars?
    Nile and Tigris
    Carthage and Rome
    Augustus and Julius
    Sparta and Athens
  • Q2
    Who won both the Final battle of the Third Punic Wars because of their great battle tactics, discipline and endurance?
    Hannibal won both wars
    Rome won and ruled the Mediterranean region
    both Rome and Carthage won the Punic Wars because they were both brilliant in battle
    one side of the war was not as brilliant at battle tactics as the other side
  • Q3
    What was the name of the general in charge Carthage's army?
  • Q4
    What was the name of the general in charge of Rome's army?
  • Q5
    Why did Rome and Carthage fight in two wars called the Punic Wars?
    the war took place in the Mediterranean region
    both wanted control over trade and wealth
    both sides of the war had a great navy
    Rome was a republic and then became an empire
  • Q6
    What is the Pax Romana?
    a time of drought and famine from natural disasters
    the time when Julius Caesar became dictator
    the Senate took control of the Roman Republic and made great reforms
    the 200 years of peace and prosperity/happiness during the Roman Empire
  • Q7
    What was Octavian called after the Senate called him the respected one?
    Caesar Augustus
    Julius Caesar
    Pax Romana
  • Q8
    How did the Emperor Caesar Augustus start the Pax Romana?
    he won the Punic Wars
    by assassinating his uncle Julius Caesar
    gave free grain to the poor, land to veteran soldiers and built great monuments
    he built aqueducts for Rome
  • Q9
    What is an aqueduct?
    a type of artwork
    a large army
    a stone channel carrying clean water into the city
    a system of building roads
  • Q10
    What was the importance of building roads?
    so children would not get lost in the woods
    for people to travel to place to place
    to make it easier for the armies to march from one city to another or trading
    to make it easier to make maps to guide people
  • Q11
    What does the word prospered mean?
    to have good crops
    Pax Romana
    become financially successful; grow strong and healthy
    to find diamonds
  • Q12
    What does the word economy mean?
    a type of natural disaster
    people at war
    the wealth and resources of a country/Empire
    a great ruler
  • Q13
    What is a dictator?
    a member of the Consul
    a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force.
    Augustus Caesar
    someone in the Senate
  • Q14
    What is a legion?
    a large amount of farm land
    a war tactic created by Hannibal
    the largest unit of the Roman army, evolving from 3,000 men in the Roman Republic to over 5,200 men in the Roman Empire
    the name of a road built by the Romans
  • Q15
    Who became the most powerful man in Rome and was made dictator for life by the Senate?
    Julius Caesar
    Augustus Caesar

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