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In ancient times, Latin villages along the ____________ eventually united to form the city-state of _________.

Tiber River
Rome

1

In 509 BC. the Roman _________ set up a republic, a form of government in which ___________________.

Aristocracy
people elect their leaders

2

In 44 B.C.,______________ became dictator for life, but his enemies _________________.

Julius Caesar
stabbed him to death

3

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

Pax Romana

4

The political system that Augustus and his successors created greatly reduced the traditional powers of the ___________, ____________, and _____________.

Roman Empire
the assemblies
the magistrates

5

Political power was centralized in the hands of the ____________.

emperor

6

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

crucifixion

7

Jesus' followers believe his resurrection proved he was the ____________, the savior of mankind sent by _______.

Messiah
God

8

IN 391 AD., ___________ was proclaimed as the official religion of the empire.

Christianity

9

The _____ became head of the church.

pope

10

__________________ coupled with ___________ made daily life in the empire difficult.

Economic problems
invasions

11

After _____________ death, the empire permanently divided into _______ and _________ empires.

Constantine's
eastern
western

12

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

Goths
Vandals
Franks

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