S: Greece and Rome J. Lawrence
FC: Greece and Rome By J. Lawrence
1: Table of Contents History of Rome pages 2-3 pages 3-6 Leaders of Rome pages 7-10 Social Classes of Rome pages 11-13 History of Greece pages 14-15 Leaders of Greece pages 16-17 Government of Greece page 18 Index page 19-20 Bibliography
2: Rome started out as farmers. They were taught by the Etruscans to build cities,roads,and other important places. All was not peaceful between the Romans and the Etruscans. They fought for years until the Etruscans won.
3: Rome was under a line of tyrannic kings. The Romans grew tired of their oppressors and overthrew them.They then had a democratic government, until they had elected emperors.
4: Rome had very many great leaders starting with Julius Caesar. He grew up as a well educated student but he became a very cunning and smart military leader. Julius became dictator for life in 45 BC . His nephew Octavian became Julius Caesar's heir.
5: Octavian was renamed to Augustus after he defeated Mark Antony. He became emperor. Marcus Aurellius was the last of the Five Good Emperors. He was named the most stoic philosopher ever.
6: Other emperors such as Marcus Augustus and Nero ruled. Due to led- poisoning most of the people of Rome and their leaders were corrupted.
7: It was almost impossible to move up on Rome's social ladder. The highest class was the nobles of Rome. They had the most money, and the best jobs.
8: The senators had power to make laws. They had good money and property. The next class is the equestrians. They are mostly merchants. The merchants also had good property and money.
9: The commons are citizens with full rights. The foreigners were people who lived in Roman provinces
10: The last social class of Rome is the slaves. They were prisoners of war and people who broke the law.
11: Greece began when the Minoans came and settled in part of the Balkan Peninsula. They soon settled in some islands in the Meditteranean Sea. The Mycenaeans came to the land of the Minoans and conquered them.
12: The Myceneans learned a great deal of information from the Minoans. From that Greece was born. They soon named the land Greece and were called Grecians. The cities were always warring and finally Sparta which is one of the city-states won.
13: Sparta ruled for a couple centuries until Macedonia conquered Greece. King Phillip the II ruled for a good period. Greece was conquered by Rome After Alexander the Great who was Phillip's son died.
14: Greece had powerful and wise leaders. One of them was Peracles. He built the Parthenon and he was a great democratic leader. Phillip the II conquered Greece. He helped his country greatly.
15: His son Alexander the Great Defeated the Persian Empire. He was a wise and powerful military genius. Although Alexander was ready to fight the Egyptians when he came to conquer Egypt they quickly gave him their treasury with joy.
16: Greece had many great forms of government. In Athens the form of government was Democratic. The people gathered in an a assembly and voted. If there was an unpopular member in the assembly he could be exiled from Athens for 10 years.
17: In Sparta the government was a Oligarchy. It was ruled by the nobles and wealthy people. Every boy was put in the army. In Corinth the government was a Monarchy. There were many different city-states in Greece.
18: Glossary Etruscans- early settlers of Italy or Rome Tyrannic-describes a dictator's behavior Democratic- a type of government that allows the people to vote Monarchy- a type of government that has a king that makes laws Oligarchy- a type of government that allows only wealthy people and nobles to rule emperor-similar to dictator oppressor-dictator
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