5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- what is the Pax Romana? and who led rome into it?
- what was the importance of the major leaders: augustus, constantine, justinian, diocletian, etc?
- who had voting rights in the roman republic?
- what is the date of the fall of the western roman empire?
- how did the lack of new conquests hurt the roman empire?
- a average citizens. wealthy people and noble families did have a big influence though. the free-born male had the right to vote. women had few rights.
- b pax romana was a long period time of roman peace and prosperity. this happened when augustus was in power.
- c with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.
- d 476
- e augustus- pax romana under his power. created good government. his rule had greatest extent of its size and influence. constantine- stopped attacks on christians, and moved the capital from rome to byzantine ( then came known as constantinople) justinian- expanded and recaptured land. created the justinian code. created beautiful buildings (Hagia Sophia- beautiful church) diocletian-split rome into east and west. restored order by ruling with tolerating little opposition.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the soil became difficult to farm on because of warfare and overuse. because slaves worked in the fields romans had no interest in inventing new tools. however no technology could have helped to save the soil. disease and hunger spread throughout the empire and many people died
- the location made it easy to make roads. the river and sea helped trade and travel.
- stoics are people that believe in stoicism. stoicism is the philosophy created by a greek philosopher zeno that stresses the importance of virtue, duty, and endurance in life. citizens should have these qualities.
- with augustus, they became an empire. he was brilliant and careful. he built a strong government where the senate represented citizen's interests but they had little power. rome grew and became strong. rome ruled over a lot of land. pax romana helped.
- the christians
5 True/False Questions
why did christianity threaten the roman empire? → average citizens. wealthy people and noble families did have a big influence though. the free-born male had the right to vote. women had few rights.
what was the effect that location had on the byzantine empire? → the capitol stood in between europe and southwest asia. because of this it was a busy center of business and trade. merchants sold stuff on the streets from distant corners of asia, africa, and europe.
why was the Roman republic formed? → they did not wanted to be ruled by a king. this way citizens had a voice in their government and no person had all the power.
who provided the check on the power of the Roman empire leaders? → with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.
why did rome drive tarquin from power? (government guided by what?) → he ruled with a harsh hand or cruelly. they never went back to having a king instead they created a republic government.