Around 450 B.C these laws were written down on twelve tablets and hung in Roman Forum, the section of the city that was the center of government. The Laws of twelve tables became the foundation of Roman civil laws.
a small bundle of rods, which enclosed and axe, called the fasces, symbolized power.
became the most important and most powerful body of the republic. Though the Senate served he interest of all the people of Rome, it was in particular an aristocratic body that safeguarded the powers of the patrician’s class. 300 member's, served for life, passed laws, veto assembly
In 287 B.C the plebeian assembly is now called the Tribal Assembly. They gained the power to pass laws binding upon all the people of Rome.
“I forbid” The tribunes could stop unjust acts of patrician officials.
Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus his twin brother. Out of jealousy Romulus killed Remus. He founded the city of Rome, named after himself, and became its first king.
Caesar’s nephew and only male relative. Teamed up with Antony and then divided the Roman territory in half.
Roman senator, sought to arouse the Roman people to take action against Rome’s old rival.
He proposed to changes in Rome’s land policy. He wanted these “public lands” to be divided among the poor. Also he sought to limit the amount of public land controlled by anyone person.
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