Early Expansion Ancient Rome

Early Expansion Ancient Rome - Study Guide Expansion to 133...

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Study Guide: Expansion to 133 BC- Ancient Rome → “Latin Rights” → 1. Granted the right to do business in Rome protected by Roman Law → 2. Intermarriage- children given Roman citizenship → 3. Any Italian could move to Rome and be given citizenship → 380s Army reform → Early form of legion → 30 maniples- 2 centuries → Front line was youngest (spears and javelins) → Then was the middle aged men with short swords → Back was the guys in their 40s (12 ft. pike) → Lined up like a phalanx → Cavalry to guard their flanks → Draft age in Rome was 17-47 → Could serve a total of 16 years → Latin Revolt → Divided Italian allies into 3 categories → 1. Citizens → 2. Those with Latin Rights → 3. Socii → Pyrrhic War (281-275 BC) → Gave Romans control of southern Italy → Greeks mainly added as Socii → 1 st Punic War (Carthage) (264-241 BC) → Fought over control of Sicily and Sicily → Rome had to develop a navy to fight in the war → “Corvus” crow
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