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poorer ---- people lived in apartment buildings made of stone and wood
six Roman apartments were up to ---- stories high and often collapsed because they were so poorly built
fire ---- was a constant danger in the city because people used torches and lamps for lighting and cooked with oil
bread and circuses to keep the people from rioting, the Roman government provided ---- and ----
free; gladiator to keep the people from rioting, the Roman government also provided ---- grain and sporting shows, such as chariot races and ---- contest
Gladiators ---- were men who fought animals and each other
enslaved most gladiators were ---- people, criminals, or poorer people
large Roman families were ---- and included young and married children, other relatives, and enslaved servants
man the paterfamilias was the ---- who headed the family
control the paterfamilias had complete --- over family members
marriages for example, the paterfamilias punished children severely if they disobeyed and arranged their ----
education wealthy children - boys and girls - received an ---- through hired tutors
rhetoric some older boys went to school where they learned reading, writing, and ----, or public speaking
older ---- girls did not go to school
household girls studied reading and writing at home and learned ---- duties
man a boy became a ---- between the ages 14 and 16
government once a boy came of age, a man might join his family's business, become a solider, or begin a career in the ----
married girls became adults when they ----
citizens women in early rome had some rights, but they were not full ----
wife the paterfamilias looked after his wife and controlled her affairs
advice the paterfamilias often sought her ---- in private
families woman had a strong influence on their ---- and some wives of famous men, including emperors, became well-known themselves
Livia the empress ---- wife of Augustus had a say in rome's politics
goddess Augustus's wife was later honored as a ----
freedom wealthy women had more ---- than poor women
property wealthy women could own land, run businesses, and sell ----
managed wealthy women ---- the household and had enslaved people do the housework
freedom women with less money had less ----
shops women with less money spent most of their time working in their houses or helping their husbands in family-run ----
slaves ---- were not uncommon in the Roman Empire
40 the use of slave labor grew as Rome took over more territory and by 100 B.C., about ---- percent of the people in Italy were slaves
hardships slaves suffered many ---- and were treated poorly
rebelled in order to escape their hardships, Rome's slaves often ----
Spartacus ---- was a gladiator who lead a slave revolt
70,0000 under Spartacus, a force of ---- enslaved people defeated several roman armies
crushed the revolt was eventually ---- and Spartacus was crucified
gods the ancient Romans worshiped many ---- and goddesses
names Greek gods and goddesses were popular in Rome, but they were given Roman ----
emperors Roman ---- were also worshiped
government this practice strengthened support for the ----
religions as the roman empire grew, the romans conquered people of ----
worship people of other religions were allowed to ---- freely as long as they did not threaten the Roman government
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