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Ancient rome
Ancient rome
Ancient rome
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Ancient rome
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  • 1. Ancient Rome
  • 2. Explain the main institutions of the Roman Republic
    Objectives
  • 3. Republic
    Patricians
    Plebeians
    Senate
    Consuls
    Vocabulary
  • 4. Geography
    • Peninsula
    • 5. Alps Mountains
    • 6. Sea to the south and East
  • Legend of Romulus and Remus
    Founding of Rome
  • 7. Founding of Rome
    Settled in the Southern portion of Italy and in Sicily
    Settled in Northen Italy
    Settled in the Tiber River Valley
  • 8. Tyrants driven from power
    Rome becomes a republic
    Republic: Form of government in which power rests with citizens who have the right to vote for their leaders.
    Rome becomes a Republic
  • 9. Rome becomes a Republic
    • Patricians= landholding upper class
    • 10. Plebeians= farmers, merchants, artisans, traders
    Patricians
    Plebeians
  • 11. Senate
    Most powerful governing body.
    300 members (patrician class).
    Served for life.
    Jobs:
    Issued decrees, interpreted laws, and elected consuls to rule.
    Rome becomes a Republic
  • 12. Consuls
    Two consuls
    Serve only 1-year terms.
    Could “veto” acts of the other consul.
    Veto means literally “I forbid”
    Jobs:
    Supervised the business of government.
    Commanded armies
    Rome becomes a Republic
  • 13. Create a chart to help you remember how Rome became a Republic, after you complete the chart give me five comparisons between Rome and the U.S. Government.
    Rome becomes a Republic
    Consuls
    Patricians and Plebeians
    Senate
    12 Tables

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