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.
Here are some important events about some of the Punic Wars.
In the battle of Cannae some important events are. 1. It was the bloodiest battle the ancient world ever seen. 2. it took place on the day of August 2,216 BC
Here are some important events about the battle of Zama. 1. the battle was fought back in 202 BC near Zama (Tunisia)- marked the end of the second Punic War. 2. victory of the Romans led by Scipio Africanus the Elder over the Carthaginians commanded by Hannibal.