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TCI History Alive! The Ancient World - Chapter 33

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civic
having to do with the community
constitution
a set of basic laws
consuls
one of two chief leaders in Rome
crisis
a dangerous moment with a high chance of an unwanted result
dramatic
noticeable and remarkable
patricians
in the Roman Republic, a member of the upper, ruling class; rich men
plebeians
in the Roman Republic, one of the common people
published
something that is written and distributed
republic
a form of government in which leaders are elected to represent the people
Senate
a group of 300 men elected to govern Rome
tribunes
an official of Rome elected by plebeians to represent them
veto
to refuse to approve proposals of government
Etruscan kings
from northern Italy, ruled early Rome
509 BC
Romans overthrew the Etruscans and created a republic
616 to 509 BC
Etruscans ruled Rome