6 terms

Ancient Rome Section 1

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republic
a type of government in which citizens who have the right to vote select their leaders; the leaders rule in the name of the people
patrician
member of a wealthy, upper-class family in the Ancient Roman Republic
plebeian
an ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
consul
one of two officials who led the ancient Roman Republic
veto
the latin word for "forbid"
dictator
a person in the ancient Roman Republic appointed to rule for sixth months in times of emergency, with all of the power of a king