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Flashcards in 10-2 The Roman Republic Deck (18):
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Carthage

an important Phoenician trading post in North Africa

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Rome

a city near the middle of the western coast of Italy

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Regulus

Ancient Roman general who was defeated and captured in a war between Rome and Carthage

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Hannibal

Carthaginian general who launched an invasion on the Romans from Spain by crossing the Alps

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Scipio

Ancient Roman general who who attacked Carthage and forced Hannibal to leave Rome

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Julius Caesar

Ancient Roman general whose murder led to the end of the Roman republic

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patrician

a wealthy, powerful citizen of Ancient Rome

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plebian

a common citizen of Ancient Rome

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republic

a form of government in which citizens get to choose their leaders

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represenative

a person elected to represent the people

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Senate

a governing body in which ancient Roman represenatives served

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consul

in ancient Rome, one of two officials who ran the government, and the army

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dictator

a person who has total control over the people

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tribune

in ancient Rome, men who were appointed to protect the rights of plebians

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patriotism

a scence of pride in one's country

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caesar

an ancient Roman emperor

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Appian Way

a famous ancient Roman road

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The Punic Wars

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