Octavian (Augustus) and the Pax Romana

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CA Standard(s) 6.7-3: ID the reasons for the growth of the empire, including how the empire fostered economic growth through the use of currency & trade routes.  6.7-4: Discuss the influence of Augustus in Rome’s transition from Republic to empire.

1. Warm Up: Discuss some of Julius Caesar's greatest achievements.

2. Power point and Cloze Notes: Octavian and the Pax Romana

3. Instruct students to create a real estate advertisement for Rome.  List at least 4 reasons why they should live there and include an illustration/business cards/posters (like the kinds you see on benches at bus stops).

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