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On a historical map, identify ancient Rome and trace the extent of the Roman Empire to 500 AD/CE.
Explain how the geographical location of ancient Rome contributed to the shaping of Roman society and the expansion of its political power in the Mediterranean region and beyond.
Explain the rise of the Roman Republic and the role of mythical and historical figures in Roman history.
Describe the government of the Roman Republic and its contribution to the development of democratic principles, including separation of powers, rule of law, representative government, and the notion of civic duty.
Describe the influence of Julius Caesar and Augustus in Rome’s transition from a republic to an empire and explain the reasons for the growth and long life of the Roman Empire.