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Unit 5 Rome

Unit 5 Part II Prof

Aqueduct A bridge-like structure that carries water to cities
Census A count of every person living in a country
Civil war A war between groups within a country
Consul An elected leader of ancient Rome
Deity a god or goddess
Democracy a government where all citizens participate
Empire Several territories and nations ruled by one authority
Export a trade good sent out of a country
Harbor a sheltered place along a coast where boats can land
Import a trade good brought into a country
Inflation Period when prices shoot upward
Monarchy a kind of government where the king rules
Monotheism Belief in one God
Patrician Member of Rome’s powerful families
Pax Romana A period of peace under the Roman Empire between 27 B.C. and A.D. 180
Plague a disease or event that causes suffering for many people
Plebeian Poor farmer or shopkeeper of ancient Rome
Polytheism Belief in many gods
Republic A government in which the leader is voted into office
Tyrant someone who seizes power by force
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