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Aeneas

Trojan hero

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Romulus and Remus

twin brothers that founded Rome

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republic

people elect people to govern them.

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dictators

rulers with absolute power

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Cincinnatus

he was a farmer who got elected to defend Rome

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plebeians

common people

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patricians

nobles

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magistrates

officials

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consuls

powerful magistrates

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Roman Senate

a council of wealthy and powerful Romans

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veto

prohibit

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Latin

romans language

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checks and balances

methods to balance

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Forum

Rome's public meeting place

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Legions

groups up to 6,000 soldiers

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Punic Wars

wars between carthage and a northern city in Africa

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Hannibal

set out for rome

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Gaius Marius

he encouraged poor people to join the army

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Lucius Cornelius Sulla

he was in consul in 88bc

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Spartacus

he rose up and demanded freedom

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