7 7th Grade Social Studies Spread of Christianity Ancient Rome Name____________________________________ Pd._____ Directions: Read pages 332-338 of the World History Book to answer the following questions. 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.