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chapter 5 vocab

Question Answer
Republic A form of government in which civilization elect their leaders
Legion large groups of Roman soliders
Patrician The ruling class of ancient greek
Plebian ordinary citizens in ancient Rome
Consul Head of a government usually with a limited term in a office
Veto to reject
Prtaetor Roman government officials who interpreted the law and served as a judge
Tribune an elected Roman official who protects the rights of ordinary citizens
Dictator a person with absolute power to rule
Civil duty the idea that citizens have a responsibility to help their country
Latifundia large farming estate
Triumvirate three rulers who share equal political power
Pax Romana Roman peace
Proconsul a governor

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