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Ancient rome

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

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