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Aeneas

A person from the Trojan Wars.

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Romulus

A twin brother of Remus

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republic

people elect leaders to govern them

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dictators

Rulers with almost absolute power

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Cincinnatus

A famous dictator

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plebeians

common people

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patricians

noble

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magistrates

officials

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consuls

Powerful officials

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Roman Senate

Wealthy and powerful person that advised the city's leader

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veto

Forbid

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Latin

Roman language

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checks and balances

Methods to balance power

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Forum

Roman republic meeting place

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legions

groups of 6,000 soldiers

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Punic Wars

Wars against Carthage in northern Africa

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Hannibal

An army leader

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Gaius Marius

A consul

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Lucius Cornelius Sulla

A Politician became consul

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Spartacus

A person said that they wanted freedom