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How did Caesar use his new connections within the roman senate to his advantages?
To take power and form a consul .
What actions did Caesar immediately take ? what was the name given to Caesar's conquest?
Today the expression "crossing the Rubicon" means taking a step that commits a person to a set course of a action . Gallic wars, conquered Gaul and extended roman borders.
What did Caesar write that made him popular among many roman citizens?
reform that increased, representation in the senate and extended citizenship.
Explain what happened to Crassus. why is his fate surprising?
Died in battle and Caesar betray his ally.
Describe how the fate of Crassus affected the relationship between Caesar and Pompey.
Pompey was enemy and Caesar sought to defeat him.
What did Pompey do to undermine Caesar's popularity?
Got the senate to Declare Caesar a public enemy, told Caesar to disband his army to return to Rome " crossed the Rubicon."
What did Pompey do when Caesar returned home from Gallic wars with his troops?
Fled to Greece with some senators and rebuilt another army in Greece to go against Caesar.
What did Caesar do to the roman senators who had supported Pompey's efforts?
Pardoned them and Caesar left the senate fearful.
How did Caesar handle Pompey?
!st attempt to defeat Pompey unsuccessful, waited out by Pompey and his men. 2nd attempt successful.
Where did Pompey flee hoping to find a "safe haven"? What was his fate?
he was killed in the battle of Parthia, had the wealth to obtain a better army. Pompey's head was presented to Caesar , who wept upon receiving it.
When Caesar returned home in 46 B.C. he took a number of steps to improve and reorganize
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