* Explain what SPQR and the "Roman Republic" meant to the people of Rome.
* Why did the Roman Empire collapse?
* Could the US fall someday, just as the Roman Empire once did?
1. Warmup Question - Finish your reflections on the video projects that were presented in your class. Which 3 were your favorites and why? Mr. Duez will collect these.
2. Rome Question - What did SPQR and the idea of the Roman Republic mean to the Roman people?
3. Notes - Caesar, Nero and Pax Romana. Then the Rise of Christianity and the Fall of Rome
4. If time we will do a philosophical chairs disccussion about the question - "Will the US fall someday, just as the Roman Empire once did?"
TEST NEXT TIME.
Read the chapter. Study the notes and vocabulary. Be prepared for 30 scantron questions and 4 essays.