In 100 BCE, a boy names Julius Ceasar was born by a wealthy family in Rome.
Julius Caesar served in the military for many years
After Caesar served in the military he entered the political arena. Where he befriended two important leader, Pompey and Crassus.
Julius was called away from Rome. He was made the leader of Gaul, a nearby region that was torn by war. Cesar raised an army that defeated many enemies and made Gaul safe, which made him a powerful and popular celebrity.
Not everyone liked Caesar. Pompey feared caesar was gaining power. They began to compete and soon began to become enemies. In 49 BCE Pompey orders Caesar to give up his army and returned to Rome.
No one likes you Pompey!!!!!
RUDEEE!!!! Imma kill you!! and imma send you back where you CAME FROM!!!!
Caesar suspected that his former friend had set a trap for him. Instead of surrendering his army, he lead his troops toward Rome. When they came to rubicon River, Caesar knew he had a serious decision to make. By taking his army across the river, it would be showing that he intended to fight. He chose to go ahead.