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Ancient

Long, long ago

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Architecture

The design of buildings

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Contribution

The act of giving or doing something

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Government

A group of people who make rules and laws, carry out rules and law, and decide if rules and laws have been broken

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Laws

Rules people live by

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Direct Democracy

A government in which people vote to make their own rules and laws

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Representative Democracy

A government in which people vote for (elect) a smaller group of citizens to make the rules and laws for everyone - a republican form for government

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Characteristics

Different traits

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Economic specialization

Focusing on one product or service

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Economic interdependence

Two or more people depending on each other for goods or services (think trade!)

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Ancient people made ____________________ that affect the present world.

contributions

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Contributions of ancient Rome in Architecture:
1. __________________________
2.___________________________

1. Coliseum
2. Aqueducts (arches)

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Contributions of ancient Rome in Government:
1. __________________________
2.___________________________

1. Republican (representative) form of government
2. A representative democracy

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What is displayed on buildings?
1. __________________________
2.___________________________

1. Mosaics
2. Sculptures

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Ancient Rome - Human Characteristics
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Farmers
2. Road builders
3. Traders

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Ancient Rome - Physical Characteristics
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Located next to a river
2. City built on many hills
3. Limited rich soil

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Ancient Rome - Adaptations to Environment
1. __________________________
2.___________________________

1. Farmed on hillsides
2. Trading took place on the Mediterranean Sea

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Ancient Rome - Economic Specialization
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Building ships
2. Farming
3. Making pottery

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Ancient Rome - Economic Interdependence
1. __________________________

1. Traded with Egypt and other nearby communities

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____________________ is made from small pieces of colored tiles arranged to make pictures.

Mosaics

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Structures built to bring water into Rome are called ___________________.

aquaducts

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Roman Architecture is best known for the ___________.

arches

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Ancient Rome had this type of government: ____________________

Republican

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The main architectural design of the Romans was the _________________.

arch

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The Romans built these to transport water to the cities of Rome: ________________.

aquaduct

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The Romans invented this to help build roads, temples, houses, etc.: ______________

concrete

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This building was used to hold gladiator fights and other special events: _______________.

Colosseum

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For Ancient Greece, what was their contribution in architecture?

The Parthenon (columns)

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For Ancient Greece, what was their contribution in government?

Birthplace of democracy (government by the people); a direct democracy

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For Ancient Greece, what was their contribution in sports?

Olympic Games

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Ancient Greece - Economic Interdependence
1. __________________________

1. Traded with Egypt an other nearby communities

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Ancient Greece - Economic Specialization
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Building Ships
2. Farming
3. Making Pottery

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Ancient Greece - Human Characteristics
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Farmers
2. Shipbuilders
3. Traders

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Ancient Greece - Physical Characteristics
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Located among mountains and hillsides
2. Surrounded by Mediterranean Sea
3. limited rich soil

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Ancient Greece - Adaptations to Environment
1. __________________________
2.___________________________
3.___________________________

1. Formed on hillsides
2. Trading took place on the Mediterranean Sea
3. Small communities developed because of the mountains