The Punic Wars

Use pages 158 – 159 in your textbook (or here) and watch this movie (3:23 - 6:25) to fill in the chart below.

  1. What does “punic” mean?  What were this group’s two accomplishments that we studied earlier in the year?
  2. Who were the two principal combatants in the Punic Wars?
  3. When were the Punic Wars?
  4. How many Punic Wars were there and who won each one?
  5. Who led the Carthaginians in the second Punic War? Which Roman leader defeated him?
  6. What were two results of the Punic Wars?