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All non-patricians of Rome

Plebeians

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A system of government in which the head of the state is not a monarch

Republic

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Monarch

A ruler who rules because it was their birthright from being part of a royal family

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The myth that Romans used to explain their origin

Romulus and Remus

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The myth of Romulus and Remus

Their family abandoned them and a wolf called Lupa raised them. Romulus killed Remus and became the founder of Rome.

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The King of the Roman gods

Jupiter also known as Zeus.

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A powerful city that was a rival to Rome located in North Africa

Carthage

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The plain where the Romans originated

Latium

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The people who enslaved the Romans in early time

The Etruscans

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The powerful general from Carthage who used Elephants

Hannibal

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Goods from war

Loot

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Members of aristocratic families that founded the Republic of Rome

Patricians

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Why did the Romans see Christianity as a threat

Because they refused to pay homage to the emperor, only their own god.

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The non patrician people of Rome

Plebeians

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Aqueduct

A structure used to carry water over long distances. It was in the form of a bridge.

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Countries

England, France, parts of Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Moracco, Turkey, Belgium,

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The reason Rome fell

Civil wars
The involvement of Roman army legions in civil wars reduced Rome’s ability to hold its frontiers.

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China

China

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Philosopher

One who studies the fundamental principles and causes of things

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Test answer

He had, however, turned a group of rival states into an empire and created a central system of government that lasted until the twentieth century.

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Four invention

Four great inventions of ancient China were the compass, paper, printing and gunpowder. These inventions encouraged human advances in education and exploration.

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Acupuncture

a medical practice in which long, sharp needles are inserted under the skin as a means of diagnosing, relieving or curing illness

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Four invention

Four great inventions of ancient China were the compass, paper, printing and gunpowder. These inventions encouraged human advances in education an

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Teaching of Daoism

The main teaching in ancient Daoist texts is
the need to retire from worldly concerns and follow
the Dao (‘the way’).