VOCABULARY
VOCABULARY II
PATRICIANS CREATE A REPUBLIC
PLEBEIANS REBEL
PLEBEIANS GAIN EQUALITY

100

a form of government with elected leaders
What is a republic?

100

to refuse to approve proposals of government made by teh Senate
What is veto?

100

The 2 classes that divided Roman society.
What are patricians and plebeians?

100

These 2 leaders shared command of the army.
What are consuls?

100

Plebeians could elect a lawmaking body called this.
What is Council of Plebs?

200

in the Roman republic, a rich man who held power
What is a patrician?

200

an official of the Roman Republic elected by plebeians to protect their rights
What is a tribune?

200

Patricians were wealthy owners of this.
What is land?

200

When Rome became a republic, the __________ held all the power.
What are patricians?

200

Plebeians demanded that laws be written down for this reason.
What is so patricians couldn't change them whenever they wanted?

300

one of the common people; in the Roman Republic, a person who had no say in government
What is a plebeian?

300

NOT VOCABULARY, BUT IMPORTANT NONETHELESS! a basic set of laws
What is a constitution?

300

Plebeians made up this percent of Roman society.
What is about 95%? (If you were within 10%, you're good!)

300

The struggle between the plebeians and the patricians became known as this.
What is the Conflict of the Orders?

300

The laws written down on tablets were called this.
What are the Twelve Tables?

400

a group of 300 men elected to govern Rome in the Roman Republic
What is the Senate?

400

Patricians comes from the Latin word "patres" which means this.
What is "father"?

400

IN 509 B.C.E., patricians drove out the last Etruscan king and set up this type of government.
What is a republic?

400

When the plebeians rebelled, patricians feared that the army would be helpless against enemies and it forced them to do this.
What is compromise or give plebeians rights in government?

400

RANDOM: An old Roman story said that the first Roman leader did this when the Oracle at Delphi said "The first to kiss their mother will rule Rome next."
What is kiss the ground? (Mother Earth)

500

one of two chief leaders in the Roman Republic
What is a consul?

500

The word "plebeians" comes from "plebs", which means this.
What is "many"?

500

Most power in the government was given to this group of 300 men.
What is the Senate?

500

The plebeians' revolt led to patricians agreeing to let plebeians elect officials called this.
What are Tribunes of the Plebs?

500

The majority of Romans were part of this class.
What are the plebeians?