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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator!

You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator!

Romans | Tullie House Evolution of Home Video Game Consoles: 1967 – 2011 Video gaming has come a long way since the early days of Pong and Pac-man. We can now play affordable games of high calibre with 3D graphics and awesome interactivity in the comfort of our home, taking for granted the little and subtle improvements made to each and every consoles before becoming what they are today. In a way, the aggressive competition between companies of video game consoles had churned out the superior features of video gaming to bring to us the excellent quality we see today. As you shall see below, the evolution of video game consoles is indeed intriguing. Whether you’re a gamer or not, this is a great opportunity for you to go behind the scene and uncover the ‘making’ of present-day consoles! The first video game console (working prototype) debuted as a bulky rectangular brown wooden box with two attached controllers, and thus the name "Brown Box". "Brown Box" (1967) Magnavox Odyssey (1972) Atari Sears Tele-Games Pong System (1975) Magnavox Odyssey 100 (1975) Wii (2006)

Understanding the Punic Wars Understanding the Punic Wars Assignments to hand in: Punic Wars Student Map & Information Packet on Punic Wars (see below for directions) Step 1: Introduction: Look at the map below and read the following text: After the last Etruscan king was overthrown in 509 B.C.E., the Romans began to extend their influence throughout Italy. Step 2: Map Activity - Print out the Punic Wars Student Map and label the different stages of the expansion of the Roman Empire as shown on the maps below: Expansion of the Roman Empire: Punic Wars Map Step 3: Events of the Punic Wars - First, look at the pictures and print the Student Handouts for each Event of the Punic Wars below. Event A: The Rise of Carthage Phoenician merchants trading at an outdoor marketplace. Student Handout: Event A - The Rise of Carthage What happened next? Following the collapse of Phoenician power, wealthy Carthaginian merchants and landowners established an oligarchic republic in the former colony. Event B: The First Punic War Conclusion:

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