10. Carthaginian Wars

10. Carthaginian Wars - Romans were able to maintain social...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Carthaginian Wars - Series of three wars from 264-164 BCE - Carthage: wealthy North African city, gained independence in the 6 th Century from the Phonecians - Good location for trade, ports, and naval forces - Started with the 1 st Punic War o Rome was assisting Syracuse o Carthage notices this and starts a fight o Rome wins, controls Sicily - 2 nd Punic War o Carthaginians march to Italy over the northern mountains under the leadership of Hannibal o Hannibal turns back because Carthage is under attack, Romans win o Roman Victory
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Romans were able to maintain social stability at home-3 rd Punic War o Romans Destroy Carthage-Rome controls the Mediterranean Basin -Allows for expansion and the eventual creation of empire Thesis: The Carthaginian Wars, a series of conflicts between Carthage and Rome, allowed Rome to control the Mediterranean Basin – a hotbed for trade and a great staging area for naval power – and therefore laid the groundwork for later expansion of the Roman Empire....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern