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Roman Republic

Revisions 1. Insert your entire essay here. Include any revisions your instructor asked you to make. I. Brutus loved Rome and did not want to see it fall and crumple at the hands of Julius Caesar, therefore he was a patriot because of his actions. "Romans, countrymen, and lovers! Hear me for my cause, and be silent that you may hear: Believe me for my honor and have respect for mine honor that you may believe." Brutus is trying to get the townspeople to believe he is a great person and noble being...

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Quiz Roman Republic

Self-Mastery Quiz —The Roman Republic 1. The name of the ancient ancestors of the Romans who settled in 12 self-governing city-state kingdoms, spoke Latin, and introduced the arch in architecture were the _____________________________. 2. The most powerful social class in Rome was the one made up of the large landholding aristocrats who could trace their blood lines back to the original founders of Rome called ________________________. 3. All Roman citizens that were not of aristocratic...

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Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic

Rome became a republic, a government in which power is controlled by the common people. It was under this Republic that Rome grew and expanded by conquest into the most powerful nation in the world at the time. As Roman territory increased, however, politicians and generals became more and more powerful and hungry for power. A series of events during the 1st and 2nd centuries B.C. led to the demise of the Roman Republic. Under the reigns of Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar, the Roman Empire was formed...

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The Fall of the Roman Republic

The Roman Republic was great civilization with a very complex political system that still influences governments today. The Roman Republic consisted of three parts. The highest being the Consul that was made up of two male members who are elected annually. Secondly there was the Senate made up of elder statesmen that advised the Consul and finally there was the Assemblies where participants voted by group on issues. A few of the strengths of the political system was its citizen involvement although...

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Expansion of the Roman Republic

Expansion of the Roman Republic In the late classical Mediterranean period, the Roman Republic, which later came to be the Roman Empire, had won many conquests. Through these conquests, the Roman Republic started to accumulate large expanses of land and its people were effectively integrated into a larger imperial system. Throughout this period, the people of the republic built a sense of stability and prosperity. The development of stability and prosperity in the Roman Republic remained...

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Roman Republic and Literary Elements

Alex Shakhazizian Type 2 Mr. Gregory English 121 – Period 11 19 March 2012 Honor, ambition, and tragic heroes. These are the literary elements that consist within both, “Antigone”, and, “Julius Caesar”. Both stories have similar conflicts that can relate one way or another. They contrast as well, with there being different conflicts. One where an ambitious ruler attempts to turn Rome into a monarchy, and another where a man who strives to be an overlord refuses to bury a fallen soldier...

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Portrait Sculpture in Roman Emire and Roman Republic

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ROMAN REPUBLIC AND ROMAN EMPIRE: The Roman Republic (500BC to 100BC) was a balanced form of government, based on the rule of law and allowing each citizen to vote. Nobody was above the law. The power was not wholly given to any one person, but was divided, so that no one had absolute power. There were factors of democracy, monarchy and oliography. These three elements were well balanced; preventing tyranny, dictatorship and abuse of power and this is what helped Rome achieve great...

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The Fall of the Roman Republic

“The die is cast” - Julius Caesar The expansion of Rome, the ruling of Julius Caesar and his death, and the civil war that followed his death all led to the collapse of the Roman Republic. The expansion of Rome created political, social, and economical changes. Politically, the government did not change to suit the expanding of Rome. The economic changes were that poor farmers could not afford anymore to compete with the estates run by slaves, so they sold their...

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The Fall of the Roman Republic

The late Roman Republic, from Gracchi through Augustus Rome: almost complete control of Mediterranean Senate: * 300 members * Nobiles: control power in Senate * Novus homo: new member of Senate Senator Ideologies: 1. Optimates: senators in favor of status quo (conservative-keep senate in power) 2. Populares: senators who wanted support of peoplepower is in Council of Plebs/Tribunes Reasons for the Land Problem * The backbone of the Roman state and army was the small...

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Roman Republic

In many ways, the Roman Republic was very similar to the way the United States government is organized today. There are three clear divisions of power Executive branch, Legislative branch, and judicial branch. The Executive branch elected by an assembly, they ruled as chief executives for one year. Consuls controlled the military as well. The Judicial branch has eight judges that were chosen by the century’s assembly to judge for a year. Two of the eight judges supervise civil court and criminal...

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