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1

In ancient times, Latin villages along the ________ eventually untied to form the city state of ______

Tiber River
Rome

2

IN 509 B.C., the Roman _________ set up a republic, a form of government in which ___________.

aristocracy
voters elect their leaders.

3

IN 44 B.C., ________ became dictator for life, but his enemies ___________.

Julius Caesar
stabbed him to death

4

A period of peace, called the __________, lasted for more than 200 years.

Pax Romana

5

The political system that Augustus and his successors created greatly reduced the traditional powers of the ________, ________, and _________

Roman Senate
The assemblies
the magistrates

6

Political power was centralized in the hands of the ________

emperor

7

Threatened by Jesus' message, the Romans put him to death by ______

crucifixtion

8

Jesus' followers believe his Resurrection proved he was the ________, the savior of mankind sent by ______.

Messiah
God

9

IN 391 A.D. , ________ was proclaimed as the official religion of the Empire.

Christianity

10

the ______ became head of the church

Pope

11

________ coupled with ________ made daily life in the empire difficult.

Economic problems
invasions from outsiders

12

After ______ death, the Empire permanently divided into _____ and _______ empires.

eastern
western

13

Invaders of German tribes: ______, _____, and ______ took advantage of the weaknesses and conquered Roman lands.

Goths
Vandals
Franks.