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Ch 11: The Rise of the Roman Republic in World History: Help and Review

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The Rise of the Roman Republic in World History chapter of this High School World History Help and Review course is the simplest way to learn about the rise of the Roman Republic in world history. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the topic.

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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
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  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
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In this chapter, you'll learn answers to questions including:

  • What was unique to Roman myths and religion; what was borrowed from the Greeks?
  • How was Roman government structured?
  • What events led to the the Latin, Samnite, Pyrrhic and Punic Wars?
  • How did the Romans implement the Pax Romana?
  • How did Julius Caesar cause the end of the Roman Republic?

20 Lessons in Chapter 11: The Rise of the Roman Republic in World History: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

The Seven Kings of Rome: History & Summary

3. The Seven Kings of Rome: History & Summary

This lesson covers the legendary kings of Rome. The historical reality of these kings is challenged, and the central myths of their reign are explored.

Rise of the Roman Republic: Summary of Events

4. Rise of the Roman Republic: Summary of Events

This lesson explains the rise of the Roman Republic after the expulsion of the Etruscan kings. It cites location, military strategy, and a well-formed political structure as reasons for the Republic's rise.

Formation of the Roman Republic: Offices, Institutions and History

5. 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

6. 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.

The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal

7. The Punic Wars: Causes, Summary & Hannibal

This lesson covers the three Punic Wars. We compare Rome to Carthage, then get into a summary account of the First, Second and Third Punic Wars, with brief discussions of their causes and consequences.

The Political Structure of the Roman Republic

8. The Political Structure of the Roman Republic

This lesson explains the political structure of the Roman Republic by highlighting the importance of social class within the system. It also explains the roles and positions of the Consuls, the Senate, and the Assembly.

Roman Engineering and Architecture

9. 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 Art: History, Characteristics & Style

10. Roman Art: History, Characteristics & Style

This lesson offers a basic outline of Roman art. We begin by examining the Greek roots of Roman art. Then, we look at the three predominant forms of Roman art: sculpture, murals and mosaics.

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

11. 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.

Stoicism: Understanding Roman Moral Philosophy

12. Stoicism: Understanding Roman Moral Philosophy

This lesson looks at Roman moral philosophy, beginning with the unwritten laws and customs governing Roman social life. Then, we follow the introduction of Stoic philosophy to Rome. Finally, we take a look at some of Rome's greatest stoic philosophers.

Atomism: Natural Philosophy and Lucretius

13. Atomism: Natural Philosophy and Lucretius

This lesson will discuss the theories of the Roman philosopher, Lucretius. As it focuses on Lucretius and his works, it will highlight his belief in atomism and his famous poem, 'On the Nature of Things.'

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

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

This lesson covers the reforms of the Late Republic. We look at the effects of slavery on the Republic. We examine the factors that led to social unrest. Finally, we take a look at the efforts of various great men to save the Republic from itself.

Cicero: History & Philosophy

15. Cicero: History & Philosophy

This lesson recounts the life and accomplishments of Cicero. We follow his political career through the collapse of the Roman Republic. We take a look at his philosophy. Finally we examine his legacy in western civilization.

The Death of the Republic: Julius Caesar & Pompey

16. 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.

Emperor Hadrian of Rome: Facts, Biography & Accomplishments

17. Emperor Hadrian of Rome: Facts, Biography & Accomplishments

Explore the life and accomplishments of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in this lesson. Then, test your understanding of Roman culture, the Empire and classical architecture with a brief quiz.

Marcus Licinius Crassus: Biography & Death

18. Marcus Licinius Crassus: Biography & Death

This lesson will be about Marcus Licinius Crassus, better known as the third Triumvir beside Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. Read on to survey his early career and the development of his wealth.

Members of the First Triumvirate: History & Explanation

19. Members of the First Triumvirate: History & Explanation

In this lesson, explore the history, political power, and significance of the First Triumvirate of Ancient Rome, including the lives and ambitions of its three members.

The History of Roman Numerals

20. The History of Roman Numerals

In this lesson, you'll learn the history of Roman numerals, from their development in Ancient Rome up to how they're still used today, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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