What cause of the Punic Wars (What were they fighting over?)
Summary of the 1st Punic War
Summary of the 2nd Punic War
The main cause of the Punic Wars was the conflicts of interest between the existing Carthaginian Empire and the expanding Roman Republic.
Summary of the 3rd Punic War
During the first Punic War, the Romans had a bad navy and had a good army. The enemies had the opposite. They were mostly fighting on water(Sea).
Effect of the Punic Wars
During the second Punci war, Hannibal was rhe enemies leader and tried to go through modern day France. The leader couldn't get passed the wall that Roman built.
During the third punic war the Romans took the fight to Cathage. When they got there they burned down and plantes salt.
Some changes that occuried inclued a shift in political influence and wealth to the senatorial class, peasent community dynamics were changing with many moving to the cities, while work and food became scacer.