Flashcards in Chapter 10 Period 1 Deck (17)
a government with 3 parts
nobles; the most powerful citizens of Rome
government in which people elect their leaders
rulers with almost absolute power
Rome's common people
groups of soldiers
Rome's most powerful magistrates
Who had the power to veto actions by other government officials?
What did the Gracchus brothers want to create for poor Romans?
Who led a slave revolt against Rome?
Punic Wars were wars between Rome and ______________.
Name the farmer who was chosen to be a Roman dictator.
The Law of the Twelve Tables was displayed in the ______________.
Magistrates stayed in office for a year, but ____________ stayed in office for life.
After the Gracchus brothers were killed, Romans began to see violence as a _____________________________.
Why did the patricians decide to change the Roman government and give plebeians more rights?
Plebeians formed a council and elected their own officials