Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 8 Rome

QuestionAnswer
Rome is located near fertile soil and the Mediterranean Se.
A dictator could rule for 6 months
Patricians are members of wealthy families
In a republic, citizens elect their own leaders
Consuls in the ancient Roman Republic were in charge of the government
A dictator was appointed to rule in an emergency.
Praetors were important officials who served as judges in civil-law trials.
Plebeians were ordinary citizens who could NOT elect leaders.
Romans gods were originally Etruscan gods.
The Romans borrowed the Greek alphabet, which was originally used by the Etruscans.
The early Roman Senate was made up of only patricians
Roman Government after Caesar was changed from a republic into an Empire.
A curved structure used as a support over an open space is a arch
an ordinary citizen is a plebeian
a structure that carries water over a long distance an aqueduct
People in the ancient Roman Republic elected these people to lead the government. consuls
In the ancient Roman Republic, one elected official could use this to reject a proposed action veto
Romans developed these to support open spaces in buildings arches
Roman conquered territories and divided their empire into provinces
The myth young Romans learned about the founding of their state was that two twins founded Rome where seven hills rise above the Tiber River.
The Etruscan kings of Rome were All powerful
In the earliest days of the Roman Republic, plebeians could not hold office or be senators
Roman armies conquered territories controlled by Carthage, Greece and Gaul
Caesar's death and his adopted son's victory marked the end of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire
After conquering a territory, Romans would build a new city to serve as a capital of the province
Rome enjoyed peace and prosperity during all of the period of the five good emperors.
Romans worshipped by honoring gods and goddesses who often had Greek counterparts.
All roads in Roman times led to Rome
Romans didn't like being ruled by an Etruscan king but they did adapted parts of Etruscan culture including some gods and their alphabet.
The role of the senate in the ancient Roman Republic was to propose and vote on new laws.
A dictator was appointed when the consuls couldn't agree and it was considered an emergency.
Conflicts between plebeians and patricians were a reason that Roman generals raised armies and fought for power.
One of the reasons Caesar was killed was because he ruled for too long and ruled like a king
After Augustus gained power People were grateful for peace and prosperity and gave him power.
Although the Romans took some slaves from conquered territories, most of the conquered people remained free.
Two of the five good emperors were Hadrian and Marcus Aurelius
The new building material the Romans developed and used was concrete
Created by: placet
 

 



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then tap the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, tap the green Know box. Otherwise, tap the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, tap "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just tap on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards