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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What is land?
Patricians were wealthy owners of this.

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

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

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

300

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What is kiss the ground? (Mother Earth)
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."

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

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

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

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

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

Ch. 33 - The Rise of the Roman Republic

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