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Cause of Second Punic War
Hannibal, general of Carthaginian army in Spain, captured Sargantum, ally of Rome
Result of the Second Punic War
Carthaginians gave up their land in Spain, warships, and paid indemnity
Result of the Third Punic War
The Carthaginians were sold into slavery
and their fields were salted (so the legend goes)
Professional soldiers, 4,000 mile border, increased trade, increase standard of living, family not as important, fewer children, more rights for women, fewer rich, more middle class and poor.
Roman opposition to Christianity
*Christians said it was the only true religion, that the emperor is NOT god, and they wouldn't serve in military.
The name the Romans gave to the Germanic Tribes because the Germanic language sounded like unintelligible babble to the Romans
Known for the following: Stability and growth
Limited the number of Romans who got free bread
Replaced dishonest governors
Citizenship for non-Romans
Reforms of Augustus Caesar
Patron of the arts
Limited Proconsul power in the provinces
Tax collectors replaced with public employees
6 Steps of the Economic Spiral of Doom
Raise soldiers wages, tax landowners, farming doesn't pay, landowners abandon land, less land, food costs more...
Economic Reforms of Diocletian
Edict of Prices, farmers couldn't leave their land, and workers had the same job forever.
Causes of the Fall of the Roman Empire
The boundary that marked a point of no return; Caesar crossed it and started a civil war
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