flash cards


Question Answer
Republic A form of government in which citizens elect their leaders
Legion Large groups of roman soldiers
Patrician The ruling class of ancient
plebian Ordinary citizens in rome
consel head of government, usally with a limited term in office
veto to reject
praetor roman government officals who interpreted the law and served as a judge
tribune An alecter roman officals who protects the rights of ordinary citizens
dictator A person with absolute power to rule
civic duty The idea that citizens have a responsibility to help their country
latifundia large farming estates
Trium virae three rulers who share equal political power
pax roman roman peace
proconsul A governor

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