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Pateician

An artistocrat

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Consul

An official appointed by a government to live in a foreign city and protect and promote the government citizens

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Dictator

A ruler with total power of the government

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Plebian

A commoner

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Tribune

An official in ancient rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests

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Legion

A unit of 3000-6000 men in the ancient roman army

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Punic wars

Were a series of three wars fought between rome and carthage

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Hannibal

Millitary leader for carthage

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Imperialism

A policy of extending a countrys power and influence through diplomacy or military force

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Tinerius and gaius gracchus

Two plebeians,brothers were amoung the first to attempt reform

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Augustus

First emperor
Start of empire
Start of payromana

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Census

An official count or survey of a population

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Pax romana

The law that was made to make peace within the roman empire

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Circus maximums

Romes larget chariot racing statdium

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Gladiator

Slaves trained to fight

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Republic

Where supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives

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Jupitar

Zeus... Chief god, god of thunder and lightning

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Carthage

It was the seat of the powerful carthaginain empire... Located on norther coast of Africa

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Julius caesar

He was the one that led to the decline of the republic and the rise of the Roman Empire

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Jupitar

Zeus... Chief god, god of thunder and lightning

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Carthage

It was the seat of the powerful carthaginain empire... Located on norther coast of Africa

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Julius caesar

He was the one that led to the decline of the republic and the rise of the Roman Empire

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Marcus

Emperor of rome when pax romana ended

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Livy

A roman historian who wrote about the history of rome and the roman people

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Odoacer

Solider who became the First king of italy

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Paul the apostle

Was an apostle who taught the gospel of christ