Daily Life
Emperors and Law and Order
Roman Achievements
The Fall of Rome
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100

The Roman empire was a patriarchal society meaning that the government was controlled by _____.  

Men

100

The Roman Empire relied on a professional army called a ______ to maintain order. 

Legion

100

Man made channels that carry water into the city.

Aqueducts 

100

______ in Rome resulted in a series of Emperors being murdered so that "the highest bidder" would become the next emperor. 

Corruption

100

Name 3 Roman values

Thrift, Discipline, Self Sacrifice, Devotion to family, Devotion to the Republic

200

Who could be educated in Rome?

Boys and men. Women and girls were expected to fulfil duties within the home and were not educated.

200

Pax Romana means _____

Roman Peace- a period that lasted 200 years

200

Where the people of Rome would go to see the gladiators fight.

The Coliseum

200

_______ , decreasing incomes and increasing costs of living, caused economic instability that weakened Rome.

Inflation

200

________ were the basic unit of society.

Families

300

The Romans gave new names to the same gods from what other culture?

The Greeks

300

The chief executive of Rome was called ______.

Consul

300

The official language of Rome

Latin

Which later developed into the Romance languages Spanish, French, and Portuguese.

300

After the fall of Rome, the western portion became the ______.

Holy Roman Empire

300

What is the major river that flows through Rome used for trade.

Tiber River

400

Early Romans believed in many gods. Is this monotheism or polytheism?

Polytheism

400

Who invaded Rome with his Roman legion and became sole Consul and Dictator for life?

Julius Caesar

He would be later stabbed 23 times on the senate floor by the other senators who believed he had too much power and that killing him would revive the Roman Republic.

400

Provide 3 examples of items that the Romans were able to obtain through trade. 

tin, iron, lead, silk, spices

400

After the fall of Rome, the eastern portion became the _____.

Byzantine Empire

400

What are the names of the twin brothers raised by a she-wolf said to have founded Rome

Romulus and Remus

(Romulus is said to have killed Remus)

500

Early inhabitants of Rome were the ______.

Etruscans

500

________ was the king of the Franks who was given power by Pope Leo III and became the first Holy Roman Emperor. 

Charlemagne

500

Name 5 achievements or influences from Rome 

Bath houses, plumbing, concrete, roads, aqueducts, architectural arches, Roman coins, Latin alphabet, etc.

500

In what year did the Roman Empire officially fall?

476 A.D.

500

The two groups of Roman citizens were ________

The plebeians and the patricians

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