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  1. what was the importance of the major leaders: augustus, constantine, justinian, diocletian, etc?
  2. how did the lack of new conquests hurt the roman empire?
  3. who is justinian and what did he do?
  4. how did the location of the settlement of Rome contribute to its successes?
  5. what is the Pax Romana? and who led rome into it?
  1. a 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.
  2. b the location made it easy to make roads. the river and sea helped trade and travel.
  3. c pax romana was a long period time of roman peace and prosperity. this happened when augustus was in power.
  4. d he was a powerful ruler of the byzantine empire. he recaptured lost land and expanded the empire. he created a code of laws called the justinian code that regulated much of the byzantine life. he also made a impressive palace for him and his wife theodora.
  5. e with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. he ruled with a harsh hand or cruelly. they never went back to having a king instead they created a republic government.
  2. economic problems happened because they stopped expanding the empire which meant that there was no new sources of wealth. so people had higher taxes to pay which was hard for many citizens. social- poor people found it harder to pay for education and communication was bad so many people would not find out about civic matters. agriculture- no new technology so the soil became hard to use (warfare + overuse). military- soldiers began to be less loyal and disciplined to rome and more to individual military leaders. political- people became less loyal and officials became more interested in money then rome. people no longer were willing to sacrifice for the good of rome.
  3. The tiber river. the river helped rome have busy trade throughout italy.
  4. 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.
  5. it threatened because all of the fighting could make it easy for attack and it also could make the government weak. people could break out into war.

5 True/False questions

  1. what culture was strongly influenced by the culture of Rome?greece's culture

          

  2. what is a schism and why did it happen in rome and what was the result of it?a schism is a official split between two groups. the two different churches fought about their differences. so when they split two different types of christianity were made. The Roman Catholic Church (in the west) and The Orthodox Church (in the east)

          

  3. Constantine outlawed attacks on whom?he was a powerful ruler of the byzantine empire. he recaptured lost land and expanded the empire. he created a code of laws called the justinian code that regulated much of the byzantine life. he also made a impressive palace for him and his wife theodora.

          

  4. who are stoics and what do they believe?he was a powerful ruler of the byzantine empire. he recaptured lost land and expanded the empire. he created a code of laws called the justinian code that regulated much of the byzantine life. he also made a impressive palace for him and his wife theodora.

          

  5. what caused the transition from Roman Republic to Roman Empire?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.

          

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