Week_5__Lecture_1--The_Rise_of_the_Roman

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Key Terms Celts Etruscans “Struggle of the Orders” Republic Patricians Plebeians The Law of 12 Tables patron-client system citizenship Forum Pontifex maximus Vestal virgins Imperium
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Chronology 753 BCE to 509 BCE—Roman Monarchy 509 BCE to 27 BCE—Roman Republic 27 BC to AD 476—Roman Empire (in the West)
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Greek Colonies
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Celts (from 1000-400 BCE)
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Etruscan art
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Republic (definition): A government in which supreme power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them and governing according to law In the republic, the king was replaced with two consuls . Consuls ruled for one-year terms. The consuls were nominated by the Senate , a group of men elected by the people to create laws. The plebeians , or common people, elected officers called "tribunes of the people." These tribunes represented the common people and could veto any law. The laws and rights of Romans were written down in the
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 001 taught by Professor Jasonstrandquist during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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