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What were the Punic Wars?
a series of wars between Rome and Carthage
Where was Carthage located?
How did the Romans get a navy?
they found a Carthaginian ship and rebuilt it
What is a corvus?
a movable bridge that was used to connect ships to each other and make a sea war into a land war
Who was Hannibal?
Hannibal led the Carthaginian army to Rome, in the 2nd Punic War, but never captured it. He was one of the greatest leaders in history.
name advantages of Rome in the Punic Wars
strong army, invented the corvus, they were at home so they had supplies, weapons, technology
Name disadvantages of Rome in the Punic Wars
At first Rome did not have a navy, Rome was unprepared for Hannibal
Name advantages of Carthage in the Punic Wars
Carthage had a strong navy and the leadership of Hannibal
Name disadvantages of Carthage in the Punic Wars
Carthage used elephants and they were not sturdy or predictable, they were away from home so they did not have enough supplies, weapons or technology
Where was the first Punic War fought?
Who won the First Punic War? And what happened after the war?
Rome won because they got their first navy and they invented the corvus. Carthage had to pay alot of money and give up Sicily.
Who won the 2nd Punic War?
Rome won because Hannibal was never able to conquer Rome ( he ran out of supplies)
Who won the 3rd Punic War? and what happened to Rome?
Rome won and became the most powerful place in the Mediterranean region
How did Rome make sure that Carthage was weakened after the 3rd Punic War?
Romans killed Carthaginians or made them slaves. Romans also plowed salt into the fields of Carthage so that crops would not grow.
Who led the Roman army at the Battle of Zama in the 2nd Punic War?
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