What were the internal problems that Rome was facing during the transition from Republic to Empire?
Ryatts, problems with the government, many people were poor.
During the transition from Republic to Empire, what happened to the senate's power?
It decreased because the power of the emperors increased.
Brother from a wealthy family that fought for the rights of the lower classes in Rome; assasinated.
Proposed using public funds to buy and sell grain to the poor at reduced prices; Killed in a riot planned by his enemies.
Consul that encouraged the poor to join the military.
Why might it be a problem if a nation's army is more loyal to leaders than the government?
The government could get jealous and use their power against those leaders.
Consul that supported and increased the power of the senate during his rule.
Former Gladiator that led a slave revolt
Gifted philosopher and public speaker who made rome a better place.
With whose leadership did the transition from republic to empire happen?
Whose statue did Caesar cry at because he had not accomplished as much as this person?
Alexander the great
What group of people did Caesar focus his attention to?
Name two positive points about Julius Caesar
his supporters saw his as a great leader and performer, did many good things for the poor
Name two negative points about Julius Caesar
Increased the number of senators that supported him, many enemies who thought he was taking advantage of his power.
What River did Caesar cross with his army, and what did that lead to?
Rubicon, Civil War
What does "The dye is cast" mean?
There is no turning back
When did Caesar say "The dye is cast"?
While he was crossing the Rubicon with his army
What does "Veni Vidi Vici" mean?
I came I saw I conquered
What did Caesar do when he returned to Rome?
Made the senate make him dictator for life
Who was upset with Caesar? Why?
the senate thought he was becoming too powerful
Who warned Caesar about March 15?
What is March 15 called?
The Ides of March
What happened on March 15 in 44 BC?
Julius caesar was stabbed to death
How many times was Julius Caesar stabbed?
What was the month July named after?
What was August named after?
What day was created for julius caesar
What was the most dangerous word that could be said in Rome?
Caesar's former ally
senator who murdered caesar
caesars right hand man who was defeated in the battle of actium
queen cleopatra of Egypt
Caesar's powerful mistress
durable roman peace that lasted for two centuries until 180 AD
name 5 emperors
Augustus, Nero,Trajan, Hadrian, and Caligula