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  1. What events led to the rise of the Roman Empire?  What caused Rome to be a successful ruler in the world?
  2. What events led to the fall of Rome?  What happened to cause Rome's downfall?


    For this project, students will use 'paper' note cards. 

    A minimum of three notecards from databases is required for this project.


    MLA Citations

    For each notecard, you must cite your information in MLA format.  

    Here is an example:

    "Edad Media". Britannica Escolar Online. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2014. Web. 3 octubre 2014<>.

    "Article Title". Name of Database. Publisher, Year of Publication. Web. Date of Access<web address..



    Search terms:

    • Ancient Rome
    • Roman Empire
    • antigua Roma

    Spanish Databases:


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