Roman Economy in the Dark Ages


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Why did Rome's economy strongly suffer when it was attacked by foreign invaders?

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1. During what period was farming the MOST significant aspect of the Roman economy?

2. How did the Anglo-Saxons differ from the Franks?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Roman economy in the Dark Ages. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include trade interruption after the fall of Carthage and the basis for Rome's earliest economy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these convenient tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Rome's first king
  • Basis of Rome's earliest economy
  • Who overtook Rome in 410

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Roman economy in the Dark Ages
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the overtaking of Rome in 410
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about agricultural production in Rome during times of war

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, Roman Economy in the Dark Ages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify characteristics of early Rome and the Roman Empire
  • Understand the impact of the Visigoths on Roman life
  • Recognize the cause and effect of the Empire's decline