SettlementLatins settle on what becomes Rome. This was the start of Rome which led to all the other events.
EtruscansIn 600 BCE The etruscans conquer Rome and the Romans adopt almost all their culture. The Romans learn new things such as etruscan alphabet, art, gods, building techiques etc... Helping them expand their culture.
The Romans Strike BackThe Romans conquer the Etruscans and come back with a new culture. The Romans finally get back Rome and are stronger and bigger.
The twelve tablesOfficials carved the roman laws on 12 tablets. It brought order to the citizens and it was a way to punish the meanies D: .
The rise of RomeRomans begin to expand their control. It helped because having more control over their lands will help them rule a bigger Empire.
Romans control Italian peninsulaRomans control the Italian Peninsula. They defeat the Etruscans and the greeks.It helped them expand more easily since they had no competitors. They also had more land and power.
Period:-264 BCEto-146 BCE
Punic WarsThe Romans fought 3 wars with Carthage and won all three. They eliminated a possible threat making them the strongest empire in the mediterranean.
Roman conquers more landThey conquered Corsica,Sardinia and Sicily. They had more land and according to my professional mathematical calculations that meant they had more power. P=L^2
Second Punic war 218-202Carthage expanded it's territory towards Hispania. Making the Romans weaker.