7 Grade Social Studies Spread of Christianity

7th Grade Social Studies
Spread of Christianity
Ancient Rome
Directions: Read pages 332-338 of the World History Book to answer the following
1. Explain how the Roman Empire treated the people in the regions that were conquered.
How was this applied to the religious beliefs of these people as well?
2. Identify who the Jews were, and describe why they clashed with the Roman Empire.
Explain how the clash was eventually resolved.
3. Describe who Jesus of Nazareth was and the circumstances related to his birth.
4. Summarize the significance of Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection.
5. Explain how the beliefs of Christianity spread throughout the region, and how they
were eventually accepted in Rome.