Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 1 The Roman Republic expanded its...

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Chapter 8 1. The Roman Republic expanded its influence over all of the Italian peninsula. They also expanded towards the entire western Mediterranean along with Greece and Egypt. Augustus Caesar established the basic structure of the Roman Empire. 2. The political structure was an aristocracy. The Senate and consultants worked together to keep a peaceful and ordered Rome. 3. They were a code of law that were made to restrain the upper class from arbitrary action and to subject them. The slave due to the fact that “anyone so foolish as to be shaved in a public place was asking for trouble and bore the responsibility himself.” (Stearns 103) 4. Citizenship granted full access to roman appointed judges and uniform laws. It offered non- citizens an allegiance. 5. Some characteristics of Roman religion was that it was a primitive affair. It derived from a belief in the spirits of nature elevated into a complex set of gods and goddesses.
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  • Fall '14
  • VamsiPatel
  • Ancient Rome, entire western Mediterranean, roman appointed judges, political leading family

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