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Ch. 6.2 Vocabulary

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  1. Ch. 6.2 Vocabulary

  2. Vocab Assignment • I will provide you with definitions • You will write the definitions in your own words • After we have gone through all of the definitions, you will have time in class to create a picture and write a sentence using each term • At the end of the section, write 1-2 paragraphs summarizing 6.2 and use all 5 terms

  3. Civil War • A war in which two groups from the same country fight on opposing sides • Example: American Civil War (opposite sides fighting over whether or not to abolish slavery) • Non-example: World Wars I & II, the Vietnam War

  4. Civil War

  5. Julius Caesar • Roman ruler • Started as an elected consul, then ruled as a dictator • Many admired Caesar for expanding the senate, creating jobs, providing opportunities for land ownership, increasing pay for soldiers • Others disliked that he had ruined the Republic and feared his power • Assassinated by a group of senators

  6. Julius Caesar

  7. Triumvirate • Group of three rulers • First triumvirate – Caesar, Pompey, Crassus • Tri = three (tricycle, trifecta, tricolor)

  8. Augustus • Octavian was Caesar’s adopted son • After Caesar died, Octavian, Mark Antony, and Lepidus shared power until Octavian forced Lepidus to retire and defeated Mark Antony in war • After gaining power, Octavian “changed his name” to Augustus and ruled Rome as an emperor

  9. Augustus

  10. PaxRomana • “Roman Peace” • During Augustus’ rule, there was a time of peace and prosperity (prosperity = wealth)