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World History I   Tags: byzantine, china, greece, japan, middle_ages, renaissance, rome, russia, world_history  

World History- 1st Semester. From 5,000 B.C. to 1500 A.D and Includes Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mongols, China, Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
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Please answer the following questions:

  1. What were the people like?
  2. What was the main religion? (Polytheistic/Monotheistic/ Name the god or some of the gods)
  3. What were some major ceremonies, feasts or sacred days?
  4. What was the food like?
  5. What did they do for protection?
  6. Who were some main people in the civilization?
  7. What type of government did they have?
  8. List a minimum of 3 conflicts and answer the following:  cause/effect, major people involved, brief summary of event
  9. How does this time period influence us today?

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome influences us today. Their government, arctitecture, art, and military all have Roman ties.



Use these books as possible sources:

  1. Life in Ancient Rome by Nardo, Don  937 NAR
  2. The Roman Colosseum by  Macdonald, Fiona   T 937 MAC
  3. What Life Was Like When Rome Ruled the World: The Roman Empire, 100 BC-AD 200 by the editors of Time-Life Books   937 WHA
  4. Life in Ancient Rome by Miquel, Pierre   T 937 MIQ
  5. The Roman Empire by  Nardo, Don   937 NAR
  6. Rome: Echoes of Imperial Glory by the editors of Time-Life Books   T 937 ROM
  7. Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome by Adkins, Lesley R 937 ADK
  8. Julius Caesar  by Shakespeare, William pb 822.33 SHA
  9. The Collapse of the Roman Republic by Nardo, Don   937 NAR
  10. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Nardo, Don   937 NAR
  11. Spartacus by Fast, Howard Fic FAS
  12. The Caesars: Might and Madness by Lissner, Ivar  923.137 LIS



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