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Christianity follows his teachings.
Jesus
A Roman Emperor who divided the empire in to two parts.
Diocletian
I was killed by senators who thought I had gained too much power.
Julius Caesar
I named the new capital Constantinople.
Constantine
patricians
members of a small group of wealthy Roman families
plebeians
the common people.
Punic Wars
fought between Rome and Carthage.
Twelve Tables
were the foundation for the Roman code of law
Name 3 reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire
-lack of citizen loyalty
-tax collection problems
-Barbarian Invasions
-the Empire became too big to rule
(name 3 of the 4)
Name 3 Branches of our government and explain their roles . . .
-Executive (President, Vice President)

-Legislative (Senators and Representatives

-Judicial (Supreme Court Justices)
Electoral College
The group that makes the FINAL decision on who becomes president
Why do you think it's important to vote?
(put your opinion here)
Pax Romana
Latin for "peace of Rome"
republic
Representative form of democracy
tribunes
Plebeians who had the power of veto
consuls
Patrician leaders, commanders-in-chief
Colosseum
Outdoor arena
What events led up to the presidential election?
-primaries
-campaigns
-debates
-election
-electoral college vote