The senate had 300 patricians who made the laws and controlled the government, and the tribunes or an official elected by plebeians vetoed the laws created by the senate.
Overtime, the rich and poor grew a gap, many of the rich owned big estates, and had many enslaved workers, a lot of the middle class had smaller estates and found it harder to compete against the big estates.
Owned by patricians
Slaves that got released
shop owners or farm owners
wealthy land owners
Christianity spread throughout the Roman empire. It became a legal status in 313 CE. This was important because it meant that Christians could pray freely. In 380 CE, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
The fall of the Roman empire was caused by agricultural economy, growing population, loss of patriotism, and reached limit expansion.
The Romans spread christianity throughout the world. They also spanned a wide spread of of territory. Also included a number of cultures.