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How did the Plebeians and Patricians Differ?

The Patricians ran the Roman Republic and the Plebeians were the poor majority

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Who was named dictator for life of the early Roman Republic?

Julius Caesar 

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The ancient Athenians are credited with ________.

A: establishing governments that had democratic elements

B: eliminating slavery

C: inventing the printing press

D: inventing and using the smoky eye

A: establishing governments that had democratic elements

100

In a comparison of the ancient cities of Athens and Sparta, Sparta placed more emphasis on ________.

Military

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The place where Romans gathered to watch gladiators fight was called the _______?

Colosseum

200

Roman women could own property. Roman women could make wills leaving their property to whomever they chose. A valid conclusion drawn from these facts is that Roman women_______.

A. Enjoyed some legal rights

B. Were equal to men

C. Had the right to vote

D. Were better then men

A. Enjoyed some legal rights

200

Olympic games, the poems of Homer, and Hellenistic culture are associated with which ancient civilization?

Greek

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A major impact of ancient Greece and Rome on Western civilization was that _____.

A: The Greeks and Romans succeeded in achieving a classless society, which was later copied in Western Europe

B: Greek sculpture and Roman architecture were much admired and copied in the 18th and 19th centuries.

C: Greece and Rome transmitted Islamic philosophy to the areas they conquered

D: Greek and Latin are still widely spoken in universities throughout the West.

B: Greek sculpture and Roman architecture were much admired and copied in the 18th and 19th centuries.

200

Slaves who fought to the death in public contests were called?

Gladiators

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How long did each Triumvirate last?

10 years

300

One effect of rugged, mountainous geography on the civilization of ancient Greece was the development of ___________. 

A: the invention of ski lifts

B: absolute monarchies

C: separate, independent city-states

D: extensive trade with the Persians

C: separate, independent city-states

300

Who fought in the Peloponnesian War?

Athens and Sparta

300

The type of government that existed in Sparta could be described as _______.

Oligarchy

300

Why did the ancient city-states of Athens and Sparta develop different political systems?

A: For over three centuries, civil wars raged in these city- states

B: The Byzantine Empire dictated government policies.

C: Foreign travelers introduced new philosophies

D: The mountains resulted in the isolation of these city-states.

D: The mountains resulted in the isolation of these city-states.

300

Which of the following did Athens and Sparta have in common?

A: They were both songs on Katy Perry’s latest album

B: They were both city-states

C: They were both democracies

D: They were both military states

B: They were both Greek city-states

400

The period of peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire was known as?

Pax Romano

400

All of the following were parts of the government in the early Roman Republic EXCEPT?

A: Dictator

B: President

C: Consul

D: Senate

B: President

400

What was the immediate cause for the fall of the Western Roman Empire?

Invasions from the Germanic tribes of northern Europe.
400

What was the process of capitol punishment in the Roman Empire?

Crucifixion 

400

Rome’s location on the Mediterranean Sea was good for?

A: Wakeboarding

B: Sports

C: Trade

D: Hiking

C: Trade

500

What type of government has power in the hands of a single person?

Monarchy

500

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What was the basis of the law in Rome?

12 Tables of Rome

500

Which was a major characteristic of democracy in ancient Athens?

A: All male citizens were eligible to vote.

B: All residents were given the right to PARTY!

C: Slaves were permitted to vote in major elections.

D: Women were allowed to vote in major elections

A: All male citizens were eligible to vote.

500

Who was the last emperor of Rome?

Romulus Augustulus 
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All of the following peoples lived in the Roman Empire EXCEPT?

A: Latins

B: Greeks

C: Etruscans

D: Sumerians

D: Sumerians

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