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Patrician

The ruling class of ancient Rome.

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Plebelan

Ordinary citizens in ancient Rome.

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Consul

Head of a government, usually with a limited term in office.

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Veto

To reject.

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Praetor

Roman government officials who interpreted the law and served as a judge.

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Tribune

An elected Roman official who protects the rights of ordinary citizens.

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Dictator

A person with absolute power to rule.

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Civic duty

The idea that citizens have a responsibility to help their country.

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Legislature

A group of people who make the laws.

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Reluctantly

Hesitantly or unwillingly.

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Assume

To take for granted to be true.

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Intensify

To become stronger.

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Innovation

The introduction of something new.