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What climate type does high mountains have?
highland or alpine
Give another name for the torrid zone.
Tropics
Name of the point on a mountain beyond which trees cannot grow.
timber line
Above what line is there snow on mountains all year long?
snow line
What was the language of the Romans?
Latin
What general led horses and elephants across the Alps in an attack on Rome?
Hannibal
Give the nickname for Rome.
"The City of the Seven Hills"
Name given Roman citizens born of common families.
plebians
Roman citizens from wealthy and important families were called ___.
patricians
Name the first emperor of Rome.
Augustus Caesar
Name of structure the Romans built to transport water.
aqueduct
What were consuls?
Elected rulers with
equal power -- ruled for
1 year period of time