- 5.1: How did the Etruscans impact thedevelopment of Roman civilization?
- 5.2: How did the Roman Republic gaincontrol of the lands of the Mediterr...
- 5.3: Locate Rome, Sicily, Carthage, Alps.
- 5.4: Describe the significance of the TwelveTables and the Law of Nations.
- 5.5: List ways in which the Greeks influencedthe Romans.
- 5.6: Discuss What was the importance ofthe Senate and other assemblies t...
- 5.7: Contrasting Information Create achart that shows the major differen...
- 5.8: Examine the picture of Horatius onpage 148 of your text. How does t...
- 5.9: Expository Writing Research reasonswhy Romans thought Christianityw...
- 5.10: An epidemic disease that kills thousands is known as a
- 5.11: Augustus was a popular ruler who was given the title of, or command...
- 5.12: A form of government in which the leader is not a monarchand certai...
- 5.13: Geography List at least three ways in which geographyinfluenced Rom...
- 5.14: History Why were the Etruscans considered to be the greatestinfluen...
- 5.15: Government Who were the patricians and plebeians andwhy were they i...
- 5.16: Citizenship Describe the different roles of citizens and noncitizen...
- 5.17: History Who was Hannibal, what happened to him, andwhy was he impor...
- 5.18: Economics What factors contributed to the high level oftrade in the...
- 5.19: Science and Technology Identify new ideas in technologythat occurre...
- 5.20: Culture Name three famous Roman writers. Name theirworks and explai...
- 5.21: Compare and Contrast Compare the historical origins, centralideas, ...
- 5.22: Drawing Conclusions Identify the ways in which theRomans preserved ...
- 5.23: Expository Writing Find a picture of Roman architecture.Discuss how...
- 5.24: Read the following poem by Virgil, and answer the questions.Let oth...
- 5.25: How does this poem summarize the fundamental ideas ofWestern civili...
- 5.26: Using the Internet Use the Internet and other resources toresearch ...
- 5.27: Pretend you are in a public forum in Rome. In class, debatewith ano...
- 5.28: Which lasted longer, the Roman Republic or the ZhouEmpire?
- 5.29: How long did the Roman civilization last? Which lastedlonger, the R...
- 5.30: Which empires overlap the Roman period?
- 5.31: Is there any correlation between the length of an empiresexistence ...
- 5.32: Which empire lasted the shortest time period, and whichlasted the l...
Solutions for Chapter 5: The Rise of Rome
Full solutions for World History | 2nd Edition
a difference in wages that arises to offset the nonmonetary characteristics of different jobs
a decrease in investment that results from government borrowing
the property of society getting the most it can from its scarce resources
goods produced abroad and sold domestically
law of supply
the claim that, other things being equal, the quantity supplied of a good rises when the price of the good rises
a group of buyers and sellers of a particular good or service
median voter theorem
a mathematical result showing that if voters are choosing a point along a line and each voter wants the point closest to his most preferred point, then majority rule will pick the most preferred point of the median voter
model of aggregate demand and aggregate supply
the model that most economists use to explain shortrun fluctuations in economic activity around its long-run trend
two goods with right-angle indifference curves
claims that attempt to describe the world as it is
the percentage of the population whose family income falls below an absolute level called the poverty line
a legal maximum on the price at which a good can be sold
price elasticity of demand
a measure of how much the quantity demanded of a good responds to a change in the price of that good, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded divided by the percentage change in price
a person for whom another person, called the agent, is performing some act
the ability of an individual to own and exercise control over scarce resources
the amount of a good that buyers are willing and able to purchase
quantity theory of money
a theory asserting that the quantity of money available determines the price level and that the growth rate in the quantity of money available determines the inflation rate
unemployment that results because the number of jobs available in some labor markets is insufficient to provide a job for everyone who wants one
Tragedy of the Commons
a parable that illustrates why common resources are used more than is desirable from the standpoint of society as a whole
value of the marginal product
the marginal product of an input times the price of the output