HST 121 Exam 2 IDs

HST 121 Exam 2 IDs - BC Phillip II (382-336 BC) King of...

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BC Phillip II (382-336 BC) King of Macedon; strong military leader; great vision for Macedon Significance: very powerful in conquest of Greece; father of Alexander the Great Twelve Tables (443-442 BC) The official legal code of Rome; similar to a Bill of Rights Significance: formal law; Plebeians have legislative powers Carthage (3 rd century BC) Great naval power on western Mediterranean Significance: Carthage’s expansion sparked uneasiness in Rome and the First Punic War began as a result The Gracchi (mid 2 nd century BC) Tiberius & Gaius Gracchus attempted to solve the problem of the decline in status of the farmers; Plebeians Want to divide up land for farmers Significance: other problems were revealed--- economic divisions, factional power (manipulation) Spartacus (73-71 BC) Gladiator who led a slave rebellion Significance: rebellion took 2 years to put down---showed how the Roman army was getting weaker Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer Significance: made speech to Senate about Catiline’s conspiracy to burn Rome--- many upper class citizens were executed which hurt the family’s inheritance--- Cicero not popular with Patricians Optimates/Populares
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HST 121 Exam 2 IDs - BC Phillip II (382-336 BC) King of...

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