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  1. SPQR
  2. zama
  3. consuls
  4. patricians
  5. etruscans
  1. a a landowning upper class in rome
  2. b people from Etruria , ( north of Rome) that took control of Rome and Latium. Ruled Rome for more than 100 years. Built up Rome, streets, temples. Skilled metal workers Rome became rich from mining and trade
  3. c Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies
  4. d the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War
  5. e stands for "Senatus Populus Que Romanus" and translates to the Senate and the People of Rome; the symbol is found emblazoned on light posts, mailboxes, street signs, and other municipal fixtures in modern-day Rome.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the high priest of Rome, the head of Roman state religion; he appointed and oversaw the vestal virgins.
  2. an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis, City located in present-day Tunisia, founded by Phoenicians ca. 800 B.C.E. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean until defeated by Rome in the third century B.C.E. (p. 107)
  3. supporters of the republic
  4. (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
  5. In ancient Rome, a political leader given absolute power to make laws and command the army for a limited time.

5 True/False questions

  1. tribunea 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


  2. plebiansMembers of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers, merchants, artisans and traders


  3. vetoIn ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocrats.


  4. law of the 12 tablesGave equality to all Romans, but it would take ~150 more years before Plebeian laws were applied to everybody.


  5. republicthe year the Romans overthrew the Etruscan and started the republic