Unity and Prosperity Coach Crews World History
Bellringer 1/15 3. What was the Sumerian temple to honor their chief god? 4. What was Rome’s first law code?
Vocabulary Quiz Words to know: • Republic • Legion • Patrician • Plebian • Consul • Veto • Dictator • Latifunida • Triumvirate • PaxRomana • Aqueduct • Currency
Unity and Prosperity 1. Unity and prosperity • Vespasian restored order to Rome after Nero’s death • Began building the Colosseum • His armies destroyed the Jewish temple in Jerusalem • Mt. Vesuvius erupted and destroyed Pompeii
Unity and Prosperity 2. The Good Emperors • A series of 5 rulers not related to Augustus or Vespasian • Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius • A.D. 96 to A.D. 180 • Many building and service projects • Hadrian’s Wall was built in northern Britain to keep people out • Created aqueducts to carry water long distances • Rome became one of the largest empires of all time, united by a law, rule, and a shared identity
Unity and Prosperity 3. A Booming Economy • Agriculture was the most important job • Roads and currency were important to the prosperous trade that developed • Rome’s roads reached 50,000 miles of the empire • A gap still existed between the rich merchants, shopkeepers, and skilled workers and poor farmers and city dwellers
Unity and Prosperity Roman Aqueducts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMEy2R9Fp9U&safe=active Roman Roads http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_cLnMwbI_8&safe=active Hadrain’s Wall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeosZImCrMY&safe=active
Vocabulary Study vocabulary for the remaining time in class