Rome-Republic to Empire

  1. large farming estates
    latifundia
  2. three rulers who share equal power
    triumvirate
  3. What was the purpose of "break and circuses?"
    to prevent the poor from revolting
  4. why do you think the Gracchus brother were killed?
    the rich didn't want to give up their lands
  5. what change did marius make to the army?
    • paid soldiers who owned no land
    • promised land to them
  6. what did Caesar do after he made himself dictator for life?
    • * filled senate with cool kids (people who supported him)
    • * start new colonies for soldier & farmers
    • * got rid of slave labor
  7. why did some romans oppose Caesar?
    they thought he wanted to be king
  8. what happened at the Battle of Actium
    Octavian's forces CRUSHED Antony & Cleopatra's army & navy
Author
lacythecoolest
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Card Set
Rome-Republic to Empire
Description
lesson 3
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