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Ch 10: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Rise of the Roman Republic

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Before you take the OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination, use this chapter's video lessons to learn more about Roman mythology and the rise of the Roman Republic. The chapter's quizzes can prepare you for pertinent examination questions.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Rise of the Roman Republic - Chapter Summary

Review the online video lessons within this chapter in order to explore the reasons behind the rise of the Roman Republic. While you get ready to perform well on the OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination, you can also discover more about the philosophies, architecture and engineering of the Roman Republic. Allow this chapter's video lessons to assist you with:

  • Exploring Roman myths and religion
  • Understanding more about Greek and Roman culture
  • Describing Rome's early history
  • Explaining how the offices and institutions of the Roman Republic were formed
  • Identifying the causes of the Pyrrhic, Samnite and Latin Wars
  • Learning about the Romans' use of concrete, mortar and brick in their buildings
  • Describing the three branches of Roman law
  • Understanding the events that preceded the death of the Roman Republic

Benefit from the knowledge of our experienced lesson instructors while you prepare to take the OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination. You can review this chapter's topics at your own pace. Use the video tags to switch from topic to topic and refer to the text transcripts whenever necessary. You'll also have opportunities to ask questions of the experts and to test your knowledge with self-assessment quizzes.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies - Rise of the Roman Republic Chapter Objectives

Your ability to analyze and teach the events surrounding the rise and fall of the Roman Republic will be evaluated during the first domain of the five-domain OAE - Integrated Social Studies examination. The Historiography and World History domain accounts for approximately 25% of the assessment score. When you sit for the computer-based examination, you will be presented with 150 multiple-choice questions. You must complete all of the questions within three hours.

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Rise of the Roman Republic
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Roman Myths and Religion

1. Roman Myths and Religion

This lesson compares Roman gods to their Greek predecessors and enumerates the similarities and differences between Greek and Roman religion. Finally, Roman religion's relationship with mystery cults, especially Christianity, is briefly explored.

The Founding of Ancient Rome & Rome's Early History

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

This lesson covers the foundation of Rome. We look at the geography of Italy. We examine some of its most important inhabitants before the Romans. Finally, we look at both the historical facts and the Roman myths regarding the foundation of Rome.

Formation of the Roman Republic: Offices, Institutions and History

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

This lesson covers the formation of the Roman Republic. We start by identifying the underlying causes of the Republican revolution. We then examine how the Romans instituted and expanded upon their system of checks and balances, starting with patrician assemblies and ending with the Plebeian Council.

The Latin, Samnite & Pyrrhic Wars

4. The Latin, Samnite & Pyrrhic Wars

This lesson covers the unification of Italy under Roman control. In the course of this lesson, we explore the causes and repercussions of the Samnite Wars, the Latin War, and the Pyrrhic War.

Roman Engineering and Architecture

5. Roman Engineering and Architecture

This lecture covers Roman advances in architecture and engineering. First, Rome's debt to Greece is explored. Next, Roman advances in material science are enumerated: cement, mortar and concrete. After that, we will look at a few distinctly Roman techniques: the arch and the dome.

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

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

This lesson examines Roman law, following its development over time. Next, we briefly explore the three branches of Roman law. Finally, we look at how the spread of Roman law led to an era of Roman peace known as the Pax Romana.

The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey

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

This lesson explores the factors that led to the death of the Roman Republic. We start with class warfare. We then move onto the exploits of Pompey. Finally, we see how Julius Caesar delivered the death stroke to the Roman Republic.

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