Social Studies Chapter 11 (Grade 6)
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What is another name for a public speaker?
What was the name of the philosopher and orator of the Roman Republic who wanted Romans to work together to make it a better place?
Who was the most powerful Roman General?
What area did Caesar conquer between 58 BC and 50 BC?
Who made himself dictator of Rome in 45 BC?
What happened to Caesar on March 15 in 44 BC?
Stabbed by a group of Senators
Who wanted to punish the men who killed Caesar?
Marc Antony and Octavian
Who became Rome's sole ruler and took the title princep which Men's first citizen?
When Octavian was named Augustus by the senate what did this mark beginning of?
What was a outlaying area that the Romans controlled?
Instead of goods, what did the Romans use to trade with?
Coins or currency
What was the 200 years of Roman peace called?
What did the Roman roads last so long?
Because they were layered
what did Romans create that helped structures last so long?
what is a raised channel used or carry water from mountains into cities?
who wrote the Aeneid, founding of Rome?
Who wrote poems about roman mythology?
Why did the Latin language spread throughout the empire?
Because business matters in the empire were in Latin
What is a legal system based on a written code of laws?
By whom and for whom were the roman roads built?
When the Romans conquered other people what did the to,and do about their religious beliefs and customs
They allowed them to keep their religious beliefs and customs
What was the territory called in 63 BC, where most Jews lived?
Since the Romans occupied Judea, what did the Romans do?
What did emperor Hadrian hope to accomplish by banning certain Jewish rituals
He hoped the Jews would give up Judaism
What religion began in the first century ad?
What means God's anointed one, or chosen one?
What contains the life and teachings of Jesus and the early Church?
The New Testament
What word means cross?
What did early believe that the resurrection was a sign of?
That Jesus was the son of God and the messiah
Why did many people become Jesus' followers?
Because Jesus traveled and taught about his teachings
Who follow the teachings of another person?
Who probably was the most important figure in the spread of Christianity after Jesus' resurrection?
Paul of Tarsus
To whom did the early Christians spread Jesus' teachings?
Only the Jews
Who dies for their religious beliefs?
What is the punishment on a group because of its beliefs?
What emperor became Christian and removed the bans on the religion?
By the end of the 200's ad Why did the Roman Emperors start giving I plans their army conquered?
They feared the empire had become too large to defend well.
The Romans feared threats from outside the empire and where else?
Inside their empire
What effect did battles have on farming?
Not enough farmers to grow food
What was made the capital of the eastern empire?
What tactic did Romans use to keep the gods from Rome?
They paid them not to attack
What is the decay of people's values?
What effect did Theodora have on the riots in 532 AD?
She helped the emperor to put an end to the uprisings.
What did most people in the Byzantine Empire (Eastern part of the Empire) speak?