Comparative Civilizations 12
Read p.195-203 and p.216-221
Complete questions 1-3 on page 203 and #3 on page 219
Read p.214-215 in your text.
Doing 30-60 minutes of internet research, answer the following questions:
What types of slaves were there? What type of work did they perform?
What were the sources for slaves? (How did they get them and from where?)
What were their relative numbers as the Empire expanded?
How do various Romans describe the treatment of slaves?
How was slavery morally destructive for Romans?
What economic problems were created by slavery?
How did these contribute to the decline of the Empire?
You can use any internet sources you find. You do not need to source them for this assignment - just find the information. Some suggested webpages:
Watch the following:
Using the reading and the video, make me a list of political, military, and economic factors that contributed to the decline of the Roman Empire.
Law Studies 12
For #5, feel free to substitute "classmate" for "family member" or just simply write about your opinion.
Complete #5 and #6 on pages 324-325 using the information you've already read in the chapter.
Social Studies 10
Roles of Women Video
This Week in History Video - Japanese Internment Camps
The following videos are both quite short (5:12 and 2:52) and optional if you don't have easy access to internet.