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How did the patricians oppress the plebeians?
often summoned to fight wars, work not paid for and required them to be away. As a result, could not maintain farms or support family. Had to borrow money from patricians, who send them to jail or sold wives and children as slaves to repay loans with heavy interest. p.33
What could tribunes do to laws they didn't like?
veto power means they could prevent laws from passing p.33
What did Coriolanus want plebeians to exchange for food during the famine?
give up their tribunes which would force them to give up the little power they had. p.34
How did the women of Rome save the city from Coriolanus?
Coriolanus' mother Veturia and other noble ladies dressed in mourning fell to their knees and begged Coriolanus to spare the city p. 35
What noble family supported plebeians and was hated by other patricians?
Fabii p.36
How did the patricians oppress the plebeians?
often summoned to fight wars, work not paid for and required them to be away. As a result, could not maintain farms or support family. Had to borrow money from patricians, who send them to jail or sold wives and children as slaves to repay loans with heavy interest. p.33
What could tribunes do to laws they didn't like?
veto power means they could prevent laws from passing p.33
What did Coriolanus want plebeians to exchange for food during the famine?
give up their tribunes which would force them to give up the little power they had. p.34
How did the women of Rome save the city from Coriolanus?
Coriolanus' mother Veturia and other noble ladies dressed in mourning fell to their knees and begged Coriolanus to spare the city p. 35
What noble family supported plebeians and was hated by other patricians?
Fabii p.36
What Etruscan city took revenge on the Fabii? How were they cowardly?
Veii took revenge
They attacked Fabii during annual religious service when unarmed and unprepared to fight back. p.38