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  1. tribune
  2. republic
  3. scipio africanus
  4. senate
  5. consuls
  1. a Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies
  2. b The period from 507 to 31 B.C.E., during which Rome was largely governed by the aristocratic Roman Senate. (p. 148)
  3. c Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
  4. d In ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocrats.
  5. e In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to protect their rights.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Members of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers, merchants, artisans and traders
  2. Roman general and dictator. He was murdered by a group of senators and his former friend Brutus who hoped to restore the normal running of the republic
  3. command, power, empire
  4. Gave equality to all Romans, but it would take ~150 more years before Plebeian laws were applied to everybody.
  5. bundle of rods containing an axe with the blade protruding

5 True/False Questions

  1. pontifex maximusA series of three wars between Rome and Carthage (264-146 B.C.); resulted in the destruction of Carthage and Rome's dominance over the western Mediterranean.


  2. romulus and remusTraditional story of how Rome began. Twins abandoned and rescued by a wolf, raised by a shepherd . Grew to build Rome. Romulus later killed Remus


  3. assembliesprimary job was to elect the magistrates and had both patricians and plebians


  4. rubicon rivera river in Italy. On the night of January 10, 49 BC, Caesar took his army across it. He marched his army swiftly toward Rome, and Pompey fled.


  5. censorThe son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Troy during the Trojan War. He escaped from Troy as the Greeks were sacking the city and went off in search of a place to establish the new Troy. He settled in Italy, where his descendants founded the city of Rome.


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