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Ancient Rome - Democracy (teacher example)
Updated: 8/30/2020
Ancient Rome - Democracy (teacher example)
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  • We do not want a Tyrant anymore!
  • We want a more representative government in Rome!
  • I propose we form a "res publica."
  • Who should be allowed to participate in government?
  • I think only adult male citizens.
  • definitely not foreigners.
  • What ideas do you have to prevent another corrupt tyrant
  • Hello, could you tell me about the requirements to participate in government.?
  • Well here in Rome we have a representative democracy, which means that only adult males can elect representatives to pass laws on their behalf.
  • The year is approximately 509 BCE and the Ancient Romans no longer want a tyrant leading the government. The people are driving out their king.
  • Good morning Consul. I would like to introduce you to Julius. He is a Roman citizen and I will be representing him
  • Roman male citizens begin to discuss new political ideas. However, this new type of government will severely restrict many people including women, slaves, and foreigners.
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