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How long did the first Punic War last?
23 years.
Who is Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus?
He is the first reformer. He became a tribune in 133 BC
Government officials
tribunes
What were the 12 tablets?
Roman laws were written on these bronze tablets. These laws became the foundation for all future Roman law.
What is Carthage?
What people fought in the first and second Punic Wars?
In what year did Carthage agree to pay Rome a huge sum of money and to give up all it's territories including Spain.
201BC
The members of the oldest and richest families.
Patricians
A kind of mobile bridge
Corvos
A form of government in which the people choose their rulers
Republic
The poorer people, such as farmers and artisans.
Plebeians
How many years were there between the second and third Punic Wars?
50 years.
What are the Punic Wars
The 3 wars between Rome and Carthage
What is the importance of Zama?
This is where Hannibal lost his first battle.
A group of 3 persons with equal power
Triumvirate
In what year did the Carthagians agree to make peace?
241BC
The soldiers who were part of the legions
legionaries
The power to say no to the acts of others
Veto
Administrators and military leaders
Consuls
Who is Hannibal Barca?
A Carthagian general who attacked the Roman army with elephants.
Large estates that produced crops, shep and cattle for sale at market.
latifundias
Who is Gaius Sempronius Gracchus?
Tiberus' younger brother who was elected as a tribune.
When did the second Punic War begin?
218BC
In what town did Carthage lose it's first battle?
Zama
Who clashed in the first Punic war?
The Romans and Carthagians.
How the Roman army was organized
Legions
What is bootie?
Things taken from the enemy in war?
What was present day France?
Gaul