Julius was an amazing speaker which made other rulers very jealous.
We are the rulers now!
Caesar got told by the romans that he had to give up his power, he was not too thrilled about this so he lead his army across Rubicon River. Then, his enemies fled Rome but he hunted them down and defeated them all.
You broke my sister's heart, I DECLARE WAR!!!
The Senate felt threatened by Julius so the came you with a plan to stab him to death.
People of Rome, I have defeated the enemy! I now declare myself the first emperor of Rome and my new name is Augustus.
Marc Antony and Octavian decide to rule Rome together after Caesar's death.
Everything was going good for 8 whole years but then Marc Antony decided he wanted to divorce Octavian's sister Octavia for Cleopatra. Octavian grew so mad that he went to war with Marc and Cleopatra.
After Octavian found out the killed themselves, he went back to Rome and declared his victory. He also claimed himself as Rome's first emperor. Then he changed his name to Augustus.