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History box vocab

The box vocab for history
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Estates
everything you own; all of your assets; extensive landed property
Agriculture
the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy)
Capital
assets available for use in the production of further assets; wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value; a seat of government
Migrated
moved people or animals from one region or another
Aggravated
incited, especially deliberately, to anger
Municipal Council
local assembly of people convened for consultation
Tiberius Gracchus
Grandson of General Scipio; Proposed law to take land back from Senators and give it to the landless. ; Very popular with the masses; Opponents organized a riot where he was killed. The senate were the opponents and they got away with killing Tiberius; He was very popular with the poor people; Scipio lead Romans into Zama; - some of the land could have come from the senators
Caius Gracchus
Plebian leader, clever and brave
Ambitious
having a strong desire for success or achievement
Class Hatred
the abhorrence that one social group has for another
Marius
a Roman general who was elected consul seven times- he is known for the big changes he made to the Roman army, making it easier for men to be Roman soldiers
Sulla
Rival of Marius, He marches on rome and takes control of the senate, he kills all who oppose him. Tries to reestablish senate as roman body of control. Is friends with pompey
Pompey
Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
Civil War
a war between people of the same country
Rival
the contestant you hope to defeat