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republic
a sentae of 300 patricians (eventually plebians too)
2 counsuls elected to overlook
dictator apointed in an emergegency
tribute (plebian) eventually created that was able to veto the senate
patrician
upper class
plebeian
lower class
twelve tables
set of rules placed in the center of the town
legion
troop of 5000 men
punic wars
3 total, roam vs cathage, rome wins all 3,
1: rome gets siculiy and other land
2: hannible wants revenge
3: roam destroys carthage
carthage
enimy of greece - punci wars - city in africa
hannible
moved elefants/men through the alps - many elephants died, hated greece
latifundia
large farms that farmers went to after small farms failed, not offically free but not really
cesar
genreal
became dictator
had too much power and was killed
octavian/augustus
adopted sun on cesar
brought peace
pax roma
roman peace but not really peaceful
lasted 200 years
colosseum
stadium
for glatiator games and other means of killing people
could be evacuated in 15 min
used the arch
bread and circus
free food and entertainment to distract people from corruption and othr problems
aqueduct
peipes the brought water to the cities and was on a small slope so water moved natrually
patheon
domed building
open roof
now is a church
marc antony
had an affair with cleopatra
had 3 kids
a general