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149-156 assignment 14 151) Wars in the Italian peninsula had a profound effect upon the population, and upon the patterns of settlement and land use. What does your text indicate had been the effect of the Second Punic War? Movements of larger scale that would break down many local distinctions Page 149 152) According to your authors, what was the estimated population of Rome in the second century B.C.? Several hundreds of thousandths 153) List three groups of newcomers who contributed to the increase of Rome’s population. Towns of villages of Italy, Wealthier newcomers, outside the peninsula 154) On what condition could freed slaves become Roman citizens? If their former owners were citizens 155) What characterized relations between the rich and the poor in Rome of the second century B.C.? Tensions became more pronounced 156) In the first half of the second century what was the estimated free population of Italy? Three million
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157) In a typical year during the second century B.C. how many Roman citizens were under arms? 120,000 men, or even more 158) What effect, according to your authors, might Rome’s persistent need to keep citizens under arms have had upon the hiring habits and policies of Rome’s wealthy landowners? Led wealth landowners to shift away from hiring free laborers to employing slaves, to work their lands 159) Speculative question: When citizens who had been, prior to their going to war, free laborers returned home, do you think, given the hints that have been provided, that their opportunities for employment were better or worse?
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