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Found

To establish or create

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Involve

To include

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Occur

To happen

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Eventually

Final of ultimate

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Devote

To give one's time, effort, or attention earnestly

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Benefit

To receive help; to gain

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Republic

A form of government in which citizens elect their leaders.

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Acquire

To get possession of something.

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Legions

Large groups of Roman soldiers

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Patrician

The ruling class

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Plebeian

Ordinary citzens

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Consul

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

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Veto

To reject

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Praetor

Government officials who interpret the law and serve as judges.

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Legislature

A group of people who make the laws.

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Tribune

An elected official that protects the rights of ordinary citizens.

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Dictator

A person granted absolute power.

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Civic Duty

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

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Reluctantly

Hesitantly or unwillingly

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Assumes

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.

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Latifundia

Large farming estates.

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Transformed

To change the structure of.

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Professional

Relating to a type of job that usually requires training and practice.

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Triumvirate

Three rulers who share equal political power.

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Civil

Of or relating to citzens.

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Enable

To make possible.

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Pax Romana

Roman peace.

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Proconsul

Governor.

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Inspect

To look over carefully.

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Distribute

To divide into shares and deliver the shares to different people.

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Contrast

The act of comparing by looking at differences.

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Capable

Able, competent

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Aqueduct

A human-made channel that carries water long distances.

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Successor

One that comes after.