Rome

Kyle Gardner

12 tables

written laws were in Rome. displayed in meat market. served in all kinds of government jobs.

Rome fell

military- roman army lack training and discipline

social-people became selfish and lazy

economic- heavy taxes

political- divided empire became weak

Pax ramana

200 year peace that began with Augustus. trade flowed freely among people in Rome. farming supply gained.

Plebeians

plebeians are farmers. they made most of the population. they only had little power

Aqueducts

bridge like stone structures. carried water from the hills to the cities. the arch and dome are also improved.

Geogrophy

a peninsula located in the middle of Italy. helps people unite. low mountians presented fewer natural barriers.