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Chapter 12-The Roman Republic
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Tributes of the plebs were powerful in Roman government because they could
veto any law of magistrate.
Wealthy and poor Romans shared in common
their worshiping of Roman gods.
______ _______ built a more professional army by
Gaius Marius,allowing more people to join the army and serve for long periods of time.
Rome was built along the ___________.
The Romans borrowed their ___________, ____________, and _______________ from the
mythology, religious ideas, and alphabet,Greeks and Etruscans.
Rome's conquests changed the Roman army because
Rome's allies contributed troops to help the Romans fight.
____________________ was supported by the
Religion, government in Rome.
The ______________ and the _______________ decided how the
King, Senate,Roman kings should act.
An ___________________ is a religion that is supported by the government.
___________________ started the tradition of emperors taking the title
The top officials in the Roman republic that led the army were the ______________.
The ancient government of the Roman republic and the United States government share the concept of
separation of powers
The result of Rome's conquest of _______was that Rome now had
Charthage, control of more lands along the western Mediterranean.
Italy's ______ helped the Romans conquer the _______ _____ because
geography,Italian Peninsula, it was easy for soldiers to travel across the peninsula.
Life changed for the Rome's poor as the empire became larger because
poor people moved to the city for work.
In the year 1 B.C.,
as much as 40% of the population of Rome was made up of slaves.
One of the main differences between the Roman republic and the current U.S. government is
that women are allowed to vote in the U.S.
Magistrates became even wealthier as the Roman republic grew because
they stole from the provinces and looted from foreign enemies.
Loyal allies were sometimes rewarded by Rome by being made
An _____ _____ is a religion that is
established religion, supported by the government.
______________ farmers rented land from the wealthy Romans .
The Roman's fear of overly powerful officials was shown by
placing limits on their time in office.
The main role of Roman women was
bearing and raising children.
Rome's position on the Tiber river protected it from attacks by boat because
the Tiber moved to fast for warships.
The military commanders __________________ and ___________________ made themselves ...
Sulia and Caesar, dictators after winning civil wars.
Important sources of the official Roman religion were _______________, ____________, and ____________________.
Latium, Etruria, and Greece
Greek mythology became part of Roman culture because
the Romans identified their gods with Greek gods.
Plebians first gained access to political offices because
they went on strike.
The Romans were
open-minded toward other cultures.
The Roman empire was divided into into smaller areas called
_______________ and ________________ are used to limit the power of each branch of government.
checks and balances
All free adult males could be
active in government.
Rome became an empire as it
conquered more territory.
The thing that magistrates shared in common was that
they were weathly.
Julias Ceasar became dictator because
his troops were loyal.
the father in a family who had complete control
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