Nasica hate t sempronius gracchus even thought they

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Nasica hate T. Sempronius Gracchus even thought they are cousins (he lost a lot of land when the land law pass: the lands are used by Senator) Nasica jumped on the stage and said: “T. Sempronius is going to lost Rome, who is going to save Rome with me” o He and other Senators march out of the Senate house and stop in the forum , in the forum were armed followers of the Senator (meaning they planed ahead of time) o They march up and club T. Sempronius Gracchus to death (not Constitutional) o First time the Rome city officials is assassinated , but now it’s going to happen quite often now , that’s **W hy T. Sempronius Gracchus is so important T. Gracchus demonstrate the power of tribute Unprecedented mean to gain his end Most important, Senator , the most important people in the State result to murder , because they are afraid their power is running away No one involve in the murder were accuse illegal, because Senate control the court; they said T. Sempronius Gracchus is a tyrant.. blah The beginning of Roman Evolution [ C. Marius ] o Elected consul, but he is not noble a novas homo , a new man given a good war to fight in Africa , he is excited to be a new consul; but there is one problem , Marius cannot find enough soldier for his army o Marius does something evolutionary He announced he will take any citizen volunteer to his army If the citizen volunteer canno t afford his own stuff, the State will provide for him “breaks century of Polis” : State does not provide armor Quickly Marius get together a huge army of poor citizen volunteer o Marius goes up to the North Africa , he WON a great victory there Senator assumed poor guy are not as patriotic o Fight North for the German tribes Roman are terrified with these German barbarians But Marius defeat /win these tribes too o [100 B.C.] Marius army returned to Rome Marius wants to reward his men , he goes to the Senate “My man had fought well for Rome, why not give them land?” (retirement package for the soldiers and their family) If Senate agree, it might be end of revolution; but Senate says NO Marius had learned from the book of T. Gracchus, Marius goes to the one of the tribune 100 B.C. Marius had the tribune propose the idea to the people in the tribal assembly, and with 50 thousands soldiers crowding in the vote, no surprise the law passes Marius men get their land
Why didn’t the Senate kill Marius? Got 50 thousands soldiers, they couldn’t Marius created the tool that will bring down the Roman empire , because from this point on, this is how Roman soldiers are recruit now (volunteers); these soldiers will now be more royal to their generals than to the State Cause the Senate do nothing for the avg people; they kill people to help the poor Now some of those Senator will have large, royal army; they will use those army against the State Spartacus: famous leader of the slaves in third servile war, a major slave uprising against Roman Republic [ 1 ST

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