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Ancient Rome and Early Christianity, 500 B.C. A.D. 500 QUIT Chapter Overview Time Line Visual Summary SECTION The Romans Create a Republic 1 SECTION The Roman Empire Brings Change 2 SECTION The Rise of Christianity 3 SECTION The Decline of the Roman Empire 4 SECTION Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization 5 6 CHAPTER MAP GRAPH
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HOME Chapter Overview Rome becomes the center of an empire, which aids in the spread of Christianity. Eventually the Western Empire falls, while the Eastern Empire remains. The Greco- Roman culture helps shape Western thought and culture for centuries. 6 CHAPTER Ancient Rome and Early Christianity, 500 B.C. A.D. 500
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509 B.C. Rome becomes a republic. 264 B.C. The First Punic War with Carthage begins. 218 B.C. In the Second Punic War, Hannibal invades Italy. 44 B.C. Conspirators kill Julius Caesar. A.D. 284 Diocletian, who will divide the Roman Empire, becomes emperor. A.D. 476 Western Roman Empire falls with the ouster of the last emperor, Romulus Augustulus. Ancient Rome and Early Christianity, 500 B.C. A.D. 500 6 CHAPTER Time Line 500 B.C. A.D. 500 HOME
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The early Romans establish a republic on the Italian peninsula, conquer all of Italy, and defeat Carthage in a series of wars. The Romans create an extensive trade network. Overview Assessment Key Idea The Romans Create a Republic 1 HOME
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MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW The early Romans established a republic, which grew powerful and spread its influence. Some of the most fundamental values and institutions of Western civilization began in the Roman Republic. Overview The Romans Create a Republic 1 Assessment republic patrician plebeian tribune consul senate dictator legion Hannibal Scipio HOME
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1. Look at the graphic to help organize your thoughts. List the main events that mark the growth of Rome into a powerful republic. The Romans Create a Republic 1 Section 1 Assessment continued . . . HOME 509 B.C. Romans overthrow Etruscan king. Republic established. 451 B.C. Twelve Tables created. 265 B.C. Italy conquered. 264-146 B.C. Punic Wars fought. 70 B.C. Rome controlled the Mediterranean.
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2. Do you think the Roman Republic owed its success more to its form of government or to its army? Why? THINK ABOUT Section The Romans Create a Republic 1 1 Assessment the structure of the republic how citizenship spread Rome’s policies toward conquered peoples ANSWER continued . . . The army’s conquests expanded the territory of
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