5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- what is the date of the fall of the western roman empire?
- what culture was strongly influenced by the culture of Rome?
- how did the location of the settlement of Rome contribute to its successes?
- what is the Pax Romana? and who led rome into it?
- what was the importance of the major leaders: augustus, constantine, justinian, diocletian, etc?
- a greece's culture
- b the location made it easy to make roads. the river and sea helped trade and travel.
- c pax romana was a long period time of roman peace and prosperity. this happened when augustus was in power.
- d 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.
- e 476
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- they used their good army to conquer modern day italy and nearby lands. won against carthage. had power over most of the mediterranean sea
- 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
- 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.
- he ruled with a harsh hand or cruelly. they never went back to having a king instead they created a republic government.
5 True/False questions
what were the problems that Rome faced, why they existed, and how they contributed to the fall of the empire? → 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.
who had voting rights in the roman republic? → 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.
who provided the check on the power of the Roman empire leaders? → senate
why did christianity threaten the roman empire? → 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.
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)