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    The Punic Wars • What were they?

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    3. What did Rqme_get out of the First Punic War?


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    1. Why did Hanibal have to cross^the Ait3s?

    2. How many of Hanibal's men died on the trip over the Alps?

    3. Why was the Battle of Cannae so bad for Rome?

    4. Why didn't Hanibal invade the city of Rome?


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