First Punic War 264 BCE The first Punic War took place in Sicily, with the Carthaginians taking the defeat. The Romans won by having a new, experienced navy and having mini land battles along with the navy warfare.
Is that the Romans that up ahead?
Yeah, and their ships improved, and I heard they have a bigger navy too.
It looks this is going to be a tough battle.
Even though Hanibal invaded northern Italy and defeated the Roman armies several times, but he was reluctant to attack Rome. Second Punic War 219 BCE
Not any time soon, it's not the right timing.
Should we go to the Roman territory, up North?
It's way too risky!
Hannibal was never able to conquer Rome because he ran out of supplies. For tools, he used elephants to go through mountains and try to break down walls, which made it a perfect time for the Romans to attack their city.
We must break the walls of Rome
My men, I need your help with the guidance of the elephants
The Romans burned Carthage to the ground, sold the people who survived as slaves and put salt in the soil so nothing could ever grow there again. Roman had control of the Medditeran Sea for winning the battle against the Carthaginians. Third Punic War 149 BCE
Hurry, we don't have all day here!
I want you to make sure that their people get on those boats and spread salt EVERYWHERE!
The Impact of the Punic Wars The Punic Wars affected the Roman Republic because they only had interest in the higher class, with caused an uproar of political violence
Im so tired of not having the same rights as other civilians, it's like our voice don't matter