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Why wasn't the Roman Republic a true democracy?
The democracy only included free-born male citizens, and selected officials made decisions iwthout consultation.
What were some Roman women's rights?
Women had the right to initiate divorce, and do the shopping, sewing, and chores, while bearing children.
Whic emperor was responsible for the reorganization of the Roman government after 31 BCE?
Roman accomplishments, achievements, consequences, and inventions?
Legions, concrete, arches, roads, aquedcuts, branches of government, strong citizens rights, innocent until proven guilty, equal laws between rich and poor, no persceution for ideas (free speech).
Why was becoming a Christian considered an act of disloyalty in the Roman Empire?
You did not worhsip the Roman Gods.
What city became the new capitol of the Roman Empire?
Byzantium, became Constantinople, modern day Instabul.
What is similar between the words acropolis, agora, and polis?
city-state, gathering place, public place. Place of population
What type of government is an oligarchy?
Ruled by a few powerful people (merchants, nobility, artisans).
What was the irony of Greek democracy?
That democracy only included "free" people, and most people were not "free".
What were some policies Alexander the Great used to control his empire?
Alexander allowed people to fluctuate in their own beliefs and mix cultures.
What happened to Alexander the Great's empire after he died?
3 of his generals divided the empire into 3 sections, rushing into Hellenisitc Age.
art that portrays idealized body in motiont, valuing harmony, order, balance, and proportion.
Name the major causes of the fall of the Roman Empire.
Weakened military, spread of Christianity, oppressive government, split of empire, heavy taxes, and severe population decline.
Why was uniting Greece under a single government a problem?
Mainly: geography. Also, independent nature of city states.
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