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S.S. Chapter 14

Roman Republic

the power to cancel another person's power veto
the ordinary citizens of Rome plebians
members of Rome's old and wealthy families patricians
tax collectors in the Roman provinces publicans
officials who protected citizens' rights tribunes
administrative and military leaders of the Roman Republic consuls
large farm estates near Rome latifundias
one ruler who had absolute power dictator
three person group of rulers triumvirate
soldiers in the Roman army legionaries
the legendary founder of Rome Romulus
the river that runs through Rome Tiber River
Hannibal is well known for travelling through the Alps elephant
Rome controlled this territory by 275 BC the entire Italian peninsula
after the Romans overthrew their Etruscan king, they formed this type of government Republic
they held the real political power in the early years of the Roman Republic patricians
the Punic Wars were a long series of conflicts between these two countries Rome and Carthage
Rome's victories in the Punic Wars brought it territories in....... Spain, Sicily, and North Africa
the Twelve Tables of written law were an important step because they...... made laws public for all citizens to read and follow
300 men chose to handle the daily problems of the Roman government, they also advised the consuls, they were chosen for life senate
the new ruler of Rome after Caesar's death and the civil war that followed Octavian
the group who planned to kill Julius Caesar because they feared he would become king senators
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