Struggles for Power


  • Jul 23 2010 9:39 AM

    John Garrett

    tandard 7.1.1Study the early strengths and lasting contributions of Rome (e.g., significance of Roman citizenship; rights under Roman law; Roman art, architecture, engineering, and philosophy; preservation and transmission of Christianity) and its ultimate internal weaknesses (e.g., rise of autonomous military powers within the empire, undermining of citizenship by the growth of corruption and slavery, lack of education, and distribution of news).

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In this Discovery Education lesson, students will:
1. Changes of leadership in the Roman Empire were marked by strife.
2. The first five Roman emperors were Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius I, and Nero

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Ancient Civilizations


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