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Study Guide The Rise of Rome Chapter 13 Go to www.classzone.com Click on the social studies link. Click on the world history link. Now click on the cover of your book (World History Ancient Civilization) Click on Student Tools- Chapter 13 The Rise of Rome Some things that you can review or practice for your test include: Flip Cards (vocabulary words and definitions) Crossword Puzzle (review of main ideas from chapter) Take the Chapter Quiz. Submit it any time BEFORE the test. Print it and bring it in to your teacher for and extra 5 points on your Chapter 13 social studies test. (If you don’t have a computer at home you can go to the school library during homeroom, before or after school to complete the quiz on a computer there. Ask your teacher for a pass) if the quiz isn’t working, you can complete the crossword puzzle and turn that in instead. Map skills- Read and gather information from a map. Know these vocabulary words and their definitions. Senate republic plebeians patricians gladiator emperor civil war Pax Romana aqueducts consul Twelve Tables Colosseum Circus Maximus Be able to summarize the legend of Romulus and Remus in your own words from beginning to end. Italy’s geography encouraged growth and trade. Italy was a peninsula and this helped with trade, and they had protection from the Alps (mountains). Punic Wars- a series of three long wars with Carthage. They fought over control of trade routes. Rome won each of the Punic Wars. Hannibal was a great general for Carthage. Julius Caesar- military leader appointed himself dictator of Rome. He set up many reforms the plebeians liked them the patricians did not and feared he would make himself king for life. The senate assassinated him in 44 B.C. It is considered the end of the republic. Cicero-distrusted Caesar was a strong supporter of the republic. . After Caesar was assassinated, civil war broke out. After years of war Octavian defeated his enemies and became ruler of Rome. Around 27 B.C. Octavian (Augustus) becomes the first emperor of Rome. The Romans were influenced and copied many things from the Etruscans and the Greeks. Know the similarities and differences between a wealthy Roman family and a poor Roman family (homes, meals, daily life) Know some similarities and differences between gladiators and modern day professional athletes.