5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- punic wars
- 44 bc
- julius ceasar
- a the year the Romans overthrew the Etruscan and started the republic
- b A series of three wars between Rome and Carthage (264-146 B.C.); resulted in the destruction of Carthage and Rome's dominance over the western Mediterranean.
- c Roman general and dictator. He was murdered by a group of senators and his former friend Brutus who hoped to restore the normal running of the republic
- d Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies
- e year julius ceasar led toops into britain
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Members of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers, merchants, artisans and traders
- General who defeated Spartacus. Crucified 6,600 slaves on the Alpennine way. He later served in the First Triumvirate.
- an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis, City located in present-day Tunisia, founded by Phoenicians ca. 800 B.C.E. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean until defeated by Rome in the third century B.C.E. (p. 107)
- bundle of rods containing an axe with the blade protruding
- the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War
5 True/False Questions
dictator → In ancient Rome, a political leader given absolute power to make laws and command the army for a limited time.
753 bc → the founding of Rome
sulla → the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War
gracchi brothers → a river in Italy. On the night of January 10, 49 BC, Caesar took his army across it. He marched his army swiftly toward Rome, and Pompey fled.
senate → a vote that blocks a decision