Ch 6: NY Regents - The Rise of the Roman Republic: Tutoring Solution

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  • Learn about Roman myths and religion.
  • Discuss the founding and early history of ancient Rome.
  • Examine the reigns of the seven kings of Rome.
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  • Explain the causes and effects of the Latin, Samnite and Pyrrhic Wars.
  • Describe the causes of the Punic Wars.
  • Learn about the Roman Republic's political structure.
  • Explore the history of Roman law and the Pax Romana.
  • Take a look at Roman architecture and engineering.
  • Become familiar with the style of ancient Roman art.
  • Understand the philosophies of stoicism and atomism.
  • Discuss reform in the Roman Republic.
  • Examine the philosophy of Cicero.
  • Explain what brought about the death of the Republic.

16 Lessons in Chapter 6: NY Regents - The Rise of the Roman Republic: Tutoring Solution
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Roman Myths and Religion

1. Roman Myths and Religion

Borrowing from Greek mythology, the early Romans developed their own system of religious beliefs, including worshiping the mythical founder of Rome, Romulus, multiple gods of war, and the Vestal Virgins. Learn how Rome evolved from worshiping the ancient deities and the influence of other cultures to become followers of Jesus Christ and Christianity.

The Founding of Ancient Rome & Rome's Early History

2. The Founding of Ancient Rome & Rome's Early History

Rome is one of history's most powerful empires located in the Italian Peninsula. Learn about the early history, inhabitants of Italy, the Latin invaders, and the myth of Rome's founding.

The Seven Kings of Rome: History & Summary

3. The Seven Kings of Rome: History & Summary

Rome began as a monarchy, and its kings remain shrouded in mystery. Explore the history and legends of the seven kings of Rome, from Romulus, the founder of the Roman monarchy, to the four duly elected kings, to Rome's last two kings.

Rise of the Roman Republic: Summary of Events

4. Rise of the Roman Republic: Summary of Events

The rise of the Roman Republic began in 509 BC with the overthrow of the Roman monarchy. Explore the summary of events that led to this rise, and learn about some contributing factors such as its location, military strategy, and political structure.

Formation of the Roman Republic: Offices, Institutions and History

5. Formation of the Roman Republic: Offices, Institutions and History

After the removal and exile of Rome's last king in 509 BCE, the citizens chose to found a republican government. Learn about Rome's offices, institutions, history, and consul, along with the definitions and differences of patrician, shared, and plebeian power in the new republic.

The Latin, Samnite & Pyrrhic Wars

6. The Latin, Samnite & Pyrrhic Wars

From 343-276 BCE, the Roman Republic fought a series of wars that would lead them to total control of the Italian peninsula. Explore the causes and impact of the Latin War, the First, Second, and Third Samnite Wars, and the Pyrrhic War.

The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal

7. The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal

The Punic Wars were a series of bloody conflicts between Carthage and Rome. Explore the similarities and differences between these nations; review a summary of the causes and results of the first, second, and third Punic Wars; and learn the impacts that Hannibal and Scipio Africanus had on the battles.

The Political Structure of the Roman Republic

8. The Political Structure of the Roman Republic

Many modern systems of government take direct inspiration from that of the Roman Republic. Explore the political structure of the Roman Republic, including the class structure and the roles of the consuls, the senate, and the assembly.

Roman Engineering and Architecture

9. Roman Engineering and Architecture

The style of ancient Roman engineering and architecture was similar to the Greeks' yet distinct from it at the same time. Learn about Roman use of concrete and brick and mortar masonry and explore applications such as the Roman arch, aqueducts, the dome, and roads.

Roman Art: History, Characteristics & Style

10. Roman Art: History, Characteristics & Style

Because Roman artwork has its roots in Greek artwork, Greek works were a solid foundation for Roman artworks, sculptures, and mosaics. Learn about the origin and history of Roman art, its characteristics, and the different artworks made by Romans.

Roman Law and the Pax Romana: Definition, Meaning & History

11. Roman Law and the Pax Romana: Definition, Meaning & History

One of Rome's significant achievements was the development of a legal system that established the rights and obligations of its citizens. Learn how to define Roman law, explore its history, its three branches of government, and how it became Rome's greatest export; then discover the lasting legacy of the Pax Romana.

Stoicism: Understanding Roman Moral Philosophy

12. Stoicism: Understanding Roman Moral Philosophy

Stoicism was a Greek school of philosophy that influenced Roman morals, teaching that virtue is based on reason and knowledge. Explore how stoicism arrived in Rome, learn and understand the Roman custom of mos maiorum, and meet well-known Roman stoics.

Atomism: Natural Philosophy and Lucretius

13. Atomism: Natural Philosophy and Lucretius

Atomism is the belief that everything is made of atoms. Further explore this definition with the writings of Lucretius and his beliefs about unhappiness from fear, the non-supernatural universe, and the nonexistent afterlife.

Reform in the Roman Republic: The Gracchi, Marius & Sulla

14. Reform in the Roman Republic: The Gracchi, Marius & Sulla

Reform in the Roman Republic was largely instigated by the massive slave population in Italy during the 2nd Century BCE and 1st Century BCE. Learn about the crisis in the late Republic, the slave revolts, clashing classes, land monopoly, the Gracchi, Marius, and Sulla, a broken political system, and the revolution.

Cicero: History & Philosophy

15. Cicero: History & Philosophy

Cicero was a Roman politician, orator, lawyer, and philosopher. Explore his political career, his role in history, and what became of the Republic and his legacy.

The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey

16. The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey

The death of Julius Caesar was a shocking and crucial part of Roman history, and was a catalyst for many big changes. Learn more about Caesar's rise and fall from power, the Roman civil war, Pompey Mangus, and the death of the republic.

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