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republic
is a form of gov. in which power rests with citizens who have the right to vote for their leaders.
patricains
the wealthy landowners who hel nost of the power.
plebeian
important group made up of the majority of the population.
tribune
protected the rights of the plebeians from unfair acts of patrician officials.
consul
king like people who commanded the army and directed the gov. and served one year.
senate
aristocratic branch of rome's gov. it had both legislative and adimistrative functions in the republic.
dictator
leader who had absolute power to make laws and command the army.
legion
military units organized into large groups
hanribal
carthaginian general who was a brilliant military strategist who wanted to avenge carthage's ealier defeat.
scipio
a military leader who helped rome to devise a plan to attack carthage.