Unit III Assessment
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Unit III Assessment

Course Number: HY 1010, Spring 2012

College/University: Columbia Southern

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Question 1 3 out of 3 points The Law of the Twelve Tables was created to: Answer Selected Answer: ensure patricians would not interpret the previously unwritten law in their favor. Correct Answer: ensure patricians would not interpret the previously unwritten law in their favor. Question 2 3 out of 3 points The Greek philosophy that most appealed to the Romans was: Answer Selected Answer: Correct...

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1 3 Question out of 3 points The Law of the Twelve Tables was created to: Answer Selected Answer: ensure patricians would not interpret the previously unwritten law in their favor. Correct Answer: ensure patricians would not interpret the previously unwritten law in their favor. Question 2 3 out of 3 points The Greek philosophy that most appealed to the Romans was: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Stoicism because of its emphasis on civic duty. Stoicism because of its emphasis on civic duty. Question 3 3 out of 3 points The Struggle of the Orders was a: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: peaceful struggle in which poor Romans attempted to gain a political voice. peaceful struggle in which poor Romans attempted to gain a political voice. Question 4 0 out of 3 points Under the rule of Augustus, the Roman Empire: Answer Selected Answer: became an oligarchy, with political power shared between the princeps and the Senate. Correct Answer: turned towards an imperial system based on force. Question 5 3 out of 3 points Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding social classes during early Roman Empire? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: The power of the equestrian class was expanded. The power of the equestrian class was expanded. Question 6 3 out of 3 points Which of the following is true concerning the writer Seneca? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: He illustrated the constraints facing writers in the imperial era. He illustrated the constraints facing writers in the imperial era. Question 7 3 out of 3 points Ovid's The Art of Love: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: caused great displeasure to Augustus and led to Ovid's eventual exile. caused great displeasure to Augustus and led to Ovid's eventual exile. Question 8 3 out of 3 points The successor to Augustus and first of the JulioClaudian rulers was: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Tiberius. Tiberius. Question 9 3 out of 3 points Historian Livy is well known for his: Answer Selected Answer: perception of history in terms of moral and patriotic lessons. Correct Answer: perception of history in terms of moral and patriotic lessons. Question 10 3 out of 3 points Which of the following five emperors (listed in chronological order) were praised by Tacitus for "the rare happiness of times, when we may think what we please, and express what we think." Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antonius Pious, Marcus Aurelius Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antonius Pious, Marcus Aurelius Question 11 2 out of 2 points The early Roman Republic was a blend of these three communities: _________, __________, and __________. Answer Selected Answer: The early Roman Republic was a blend of these three communities: Italians, Etruscan, and Greeks. Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 12 1 out of 2 points __________ or __________ brought peace to the Mediterranean for more than two centuries. Answer Selected Answer: Octavian or Augustus brought peace to the Mediterranean for more than two centuries. Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: Pax Romana or Roman Peace Question 13 2 out of 2 points __________ and his son __________ built the Roman Coliseum. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: Question 14 2 out of 2 points This Roman general, __________, used the army for political means and eliminated the property requirement for enlistment allowing poorest citizens putting generals in the middle of the conflict between the Senate and the Plebeian Assembly. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: This Roman general, Gaius Marius, used the army for political means and eliminated the property requirement for enlistment allowing poorest citizens putting generals in the middle of the conflict between the Senate and the Plebeian Assembly. [None] [None Given] Question 15 0 out of 2 points This event, __________, marked the rise of Rome as the dominant power in the Mediterranean world. Answer Selected Answer: This event, the Punic Wars with Carthage, the marked rise of Rome as the dominant power in the Mediterranean world. Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: the sacking of Corinth Question 16 25 out of 30 points Discuss how the role of emperor, senate, and army changed under Augustus as Imperialism evolved. Explain the duties of the emperor under the Imperial system. Answer Selected Answer: into an imperial system where one man, the emperor held the absolute power. Later Octavian succeeded Caesar, by achieving total mastery of political power transferring the Republic from his power into that of the Senate and the Roman people. (Levak, Muir, Veldman, p. 170) Octavian mandated the Senate to call him Augustus, with godlike authority became to title of all subsequent emperors. senators muttered about restoring the Republic. The senate remained as the consul and controlled the frontiers where the armies were stationed. (Levak, Muir, Veldman, p. 171) Neither the people nor the armies would support a Senate led republican rebellion. One responsibility was to protect and expand imperial territory by determining foreign policy, make treaties with other nations and wage war. Second responsibility was to administer justice and provide a good government. Often the emperor and his staff would respond to points of law, which emergency relief was given for disaster reliefs. His third responsibility was his religious role as a High Priest. The emperor supervised the worships of gods of Rome and believed I order for Rome to succeed they must make sacrifices to the gods. The last responsibility, the emperor became a symbol of unity for the people. The emperor, the guarantor of peace, prosperity was seen as more than as a human by the people of Rome. (Levak, Muir, Veldman, p. 172) Levack, B., Muir, E., & Veldman, (2011). Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: I failed to mention this in your last essay but you need to include the copyright date in the intext citation. Be sure to check out the resources on this through the Student Success Center. You misinterpret the fact that Augustus gave the power to the people and the senate (-3)....he made it appear that way but he held all the power (-2) and that is what your discussion should focus on here. Good job defining the responsibilities of the emperor. Good effort Aaron. Keep up the hard work. Question 17 27 out of 30 points Discuss the class struggle between the Patricians and the Plebeians and the resulting Struggle of the Orders in early Rome. What rights did the Plebeians gain through this struggle? Answer Selected Answer: became a shared public concern with tensions mounting between social groups. The patricians who were the wealthy elite had toppled the monarchy because they monopolized magistracies and priesthoods by occupying most of the Senate seats. (Levak, Muir, Veldman, p. 140) The patricians, other rich landowners, Senators, and high ranking army personnel resisted the plebeians. in society. They wanted more political rights, such as the distribution of public land and freedom from debt bondage. (Levak, Muir, Veldman, p. 140) To voice their political views, the Struggle of the Orders, enticed because of the economic recession throughout Rome. This conflict was highly due to the patricians wanting the plebeians to maintain their current status. their early tenure. The plebeians were allowed to marry into the patrician families. This allowed for plebeians become part of the consul of the Roman government, which later prevented the patricians from seizing the lions share of land from the poor citizens. By being part of consul, their oppositions gave them the rights to appeal or veto power over the magistrate decisions and have a greater voice. (Levak, Muir, Veldman, p. 140) Levack, B., Muir, E., & Veldman, (2011). The west: Encounters & Correct Answer: [None] Response Feedback: You clearly define the two groups and what rights the Plebeians lacked. You need more details about the actual struggle and what happened. (-3) You define what rights were gained. Good effort again work on intext citations and you don't need page number in your reference
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