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OVERVIEW – ROME TEST

Students in Ancient Civilizations will be writing a Unit Test on Ancient Rome on April 13/14. The test will cover the following material:

A Geographic Overview of Italy

Early Italian Societies:

  • The Etruscans
  • Romulus and Remus
  • The Era of Roman Monarchs

Republic of Rome:

  • Govn’t Structure – Senate, Consul, Patricians and Plebeians
  • The Punic Wars – Main feature of each, Hannibal, Carthaginian naval expertise
  • The Creation of a Citizen Army – Gaius Marius, impact on society

Collapse of the Republic:

  • Caesar and the 1st Triumvirate
  • Augustus and Roman expansion, stability and future leadership

Student Presentations/Package on the Roman Empire:

  • Recreation in the empire
  • The role of water in Roman Cities
  • Food and Fashion
  • Pompeii

The Fall of Rome:

  • Causes

 

 

REMINDER: TEST APRIL 13/14

Students are reminded of the West & World Test on April 13/14.

This test will cover:

Charles Darwin:

  • God, Evolution and the declining role of the Church

Otto VonBismarck:

  • Machiavellian Politics,
  • The unification of Germany
  • The Prussian Wars of 1864, 1866 and 1870

The Russian Revolution:

  • The politics and fate of the 19th Century Tsars
  • Nicholas and Alexandra
  • The role of Rasputin, WW1 and Lenin in the collapse of the Romanov Dynasty

Causes of WWI, the Treaty of Versailles and the Rise of the Nazis

  • Nationalism, Imperialism, Arms Race, Alliances and Instability in the Balkans
  • BRAT
  • The impact of the Versailles Treaty on Nazi support
  • Economic depression and appeasement and the road to war

Aviation in the first 4 decades of the 20th century

  • Toy to weapon
  • Overcoming the limitations of aircraft
  • Crossing the Atlantic and Pacific

REMINDER: TEST APRIL 13/14

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE WILL BE A TEST ON APRIL 13/14 COVERING

  • OVERVIEW NOTES/MAPS ON ROME
  • MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE ROME LIFE AND LIVING STUDENT PACKAGES

EXTRA HELP WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MONDAY APRIL 12

REMINDER: TEST APRIL 11/12

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE WILL BE A TEST ON APRIL 11/12 COVERING

  • OVERVIEW NOTES/MAPS ON WWII
  • MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE WWII STUDENT PACKAGES
  • THE COLD WAR NOTES AND HANDOUTS

EXTRA HELP WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MONDAY APRIL 11

ROME PRESENTATIONS

Student presentations on Roman Life and Living continued during the week of March 28. Among material covered were the Coliseum, Circus Maximus and fighting techniques and equipment of the Roman armies.

POST WW1 EUROPE, DEBT AND APPEASEMENT

During the week of March 28 the class looked at the decisions made at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference on the 20s and 30s. Among these topics examined were the actions of Japan in Manchuria and Italy in Ethiopia and the ineffective response of the League of Nations. We also considered the impact of the economic depression on decision-making by Western Europe and the US.