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form of government in which the leader is not a king or queen but a person elected by citizens
republic
smaller unit of the roman army made up of about 6000 soldiers
legion
wealthy landowner and member of the ruling class in ancient rome
patrician
member of the common people in ancient rome
plebian
one of the top government officials in ancient rome
consuls
to reject
veto
important government official in ancicnt rome
praeter
in ancient rome a person who ruled with complete powertemporarily during emergencies
dictator
large faarming estates in ancient Rome
latifundia
in ancient rome a three person ruling group
triumvirate
(Roman Peace) long era of peace and, safety in the roman empire
Rax Romana
human- made channel built to carry water
aquaduct
system of money
currency
rome defeated carthage in 242 B.C.
first punic war
romes greatest public speaker
Cicero
an island that is part of italy
sicily
a rich people that greatly influenced the growth of rome
etruscans
port city on the bay of Naples
puteoli
Crassus, Pompey, and /julius ceasar
the first triumvirate
artisans, shopkeepers,and owners of small farms
plebians
interpreted law and acted as judges
patricians