First we are going to talk about the first Punic War. 1. Carthage-competing with Rome for trade, and control. 2. Carthage has a strong navy, Rome builds one to fight it. 3. Rome wins, gains Sicily.
Now were going to talk about the second Punic War. 1. Hannibal 2. General from Carthage. 3. Went through Spain & Gaul to attack Rome by land. 4. Terrorized the Roman countryside. and 5. Finally defeated by Scipio back in Africa.
Finally we are going to talk about the third Punic War. 1. Romans still not satisfied after 50 years of peace. 2. "Carthago delenda est." Carthage must be destroyed. 3. Romans attack AND burn Carthage, enslave people. and 4. Rome now controls the Mediterranean.