Explain how Julius Caesar rose to his powerful position as dictator of Rome and why he was assassinated.   2. What was…

Explain how Julius Caesar rose to his powerful position as dictator of Rome and why he was assassinated.

 

2. What was everyday life like for an ordinary Roman citizen?

 

3. What happened during the Punic wars (make sure you explain all three wars).

 

4. How did Octavian (who eventually became Augustus Caesar) become the ruler of Rome, and what kinds of things did he do to make Rome a real empire?