Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/36

Click to flip

36 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
government of elected officials
republic
people have say in the government
democracy
wealthy class of nobles in Rome
patricians
government ran by small groups of rich family members
monarchy
authoritarian totalitarian military regime
dictatorship
a citizen of ancient Rome who was not an aristocrat
plebeian
legislative
made laws (seated at Forum)
elect executives
assembly of Centuries
300 patricians/outweighed Assembly/lifetime appointment
Senate
2 consuls who ran the Republic
executive
architecture that allowed the citizens to operate
infrastructure
right to forbid a law or bill
veto
451 B.C./ all free citizens had the right to the laws protection
Twelve Tables
Plebeians refused to fight/they were majorit tax payers
494 B.C.
lower court of plebeians
tribunes
body of plebeians who elected the tribunes
Assembly of Tribes
a victory that comes at a great cost
Pyrrhic Victory
Greece and Carthage
enemies of Rome
(Punici) threatened to take the Stright of Messina
Carthaginians
Carthage controlled, but had to pay an indemnity (money for damage done)
First Punic War
the method the Romans are known for using during battle
Divide and conquer
5500 men
legion
soldier in a legion
legionanaire
80 men
century
otherwise known as Augustus/rebuilt Rome/emperor during Pax Romana
Octavian
Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero
Julio-Claudian Emperors
Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Pius, and Marcus Aurelius
Good Emerors
head of each of the 54 provinces
governers
religion of Rome to begin with
pagean
first Christian Emperor of Rome
Constantine
all religious groups free to worship
Edict of Milan
made Rome's religion Christian
Theodosius
Emperor during the decline of Rome who bankruted the treasury for personal gain
Commodus
Diocletian's division into East and West
Split of Roman Empire
Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Vandals, Franks, Angles, and Saxons
Germanic Groups
young German soldier who seized Rome and became king of Italy
Odoacer