Roman Republic ! giuliana robyn
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Rome was a Monarchy, and is located on the peninsula of Italy, by the Mediterranean sea, which provided food and transport.
Welcome to the Roman Republic! The name Rome was from Romulus, the brother of Remus who'm were raised by a wolf. Romulus wanted all power so he killed Remus and name his new land Rome.
Romans were polytheistic. Greek god knowledge filtered into Roman culture, known as cultural diffusion.
Roman God Zeus, and Roman Godess Hera.
People chose officials to represent them. Highest form of government was Senate, who elected 2 consuls to run government and command army.
The 12 tables of written laws provided security for the empire, equality under law, and right to defense and considered innocent until proven guilty.
Upper classes were patricians. They held important political offices. Common classes were plebians. They were farmers, artisans and merchants.
Social classes were based solely on birth, and were extremely rigid.
All male citizens were required to serve in the army. Infantry were heavily armed soldiers. Cavalry were smaller groups on horseback. Were united as upper, and common classes.
Corruption started when Italy went to a conquest to control Asia Minor, Greece, and Carthage.
In 270 BCE, all of Italy had been conquered.