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Who was Rome's greatest rival?
Carthat's was a power city in North ______ which grew wealthy from ________?
Rome became concerned when Carthage took control of the island _____. Rome felt threatened and vowed to get Carthage out of ______
People moved to Romw because
The hulls made it easy to defenD
The soil was fertile
the area had a good source of water
Rome was a good location:
Center of a long narrow peninsula also know as Italy
Center of Mediterranean Sea, which was at the center of the know Western world
The first Punic wars began in
About ____ a group of people the _____ took power in Rome.
1- 600 B.C
- spoke their own language
- Kinds driven out by power
Carthaginian navy was too large and powerful. The Romans needs a way to build ships to ribval those of Carthage : Lucky for ......
the Romans got lucky. A Carthaginian warship got caught in sYork and washed up on the shore near Rome. Romans studied the ship carefully and made a model of their own fleet ships.
After the Romand won there fleet of ships got destroyed in a storm (2 times) they final won a victory in 241 B.C and made carat have do what?
Sign a peace agreement that not only gave them Sicily, but also required Carthage to pay a large tribute of gold to Rome every year for 10 years
Many of the roman god were :
The power of the consuls was
The rejection of any planned action "I forbid it"
A ruler who had total control over government is called a
a member of a wealthy, upper family in the roman republic
Citizens who have the right to vote select their leaders
The senate advised the consul on:
- foreign affairs
Power of the consul was
and could only rule for 1 yr
The pratice of gaming control over foreign land and people
By 12 B.C Rome was in trouble. Consuls no longer respected each others _____ power
Rome fell into civil disorder, with Romans fighting ____
As Rome conquered most of Italy, it grew wealthy and troubles arose between the _______ and the _____
Caesar was eager for
led army in conquering ____
Strong _____ led him loyalty of his troops