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CKLA 3rd Grade- Unit 4

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conquer
to take control of something by force
Mediterranean
the sea around which the Romans created their empire; an important body of water for trade, war, and transportation
persuade
to get someone to believe something based on your
reasons
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argue
to give your opinion with supporting details
propose
to suggest an idea or action
model
to copy
judge
to form an opinion about something
debate
to discuss a topic from different points of view
Results
are things produced or caused by something else
empire
a group of nations or territories ruled by the same leader, an emperor or empress; like a kingdom
consul
one of two top officials elected to govern the Roman republic
rival
an enemy
invade
to attack or enter a place in order to take control of it
barbarian
a person who is wild, sometimes violent, and does not behave the right way
dictator
a person who rules a country with total control, often in a cruel way; A dictator is not elected
architecture
design or style of buildings
ruins
the remains of something that has fallen or been destroyed
aqueduct
a stone structure built to carry water from the country into the city
gladiator
a man trained to fight people and animals for entertainment, often resulting in death
Western Empire
the western half of the Roman Empire
Eastern Empire
the eastern half of the Roman Empire
Justinian's Code
the laws organized and published by Justinian
volcano
a mountain with openings through which melted rock, ash, and hot gases explode
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