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Roman Republic by Cassidy Whited

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Roman Republic By: Cassidy Whited Patricians and Plebeians Under Etruscan Rule The Patricians were wealthy landowner and members of the ruling class in Ancient Rome.
The Plebeians were members of the common people in Ancient Rome.
The Patricians were considered "The Father of the State" between the Patricians and the Plebeians. Continued.... The Patricians controlled the most valuable land. They also held important military and religion offices, and they are wealthy landowner.
The Plebeians made up 95% 0f the whole population.
The Plebeians had limited to little say in the government and the Plebeians could not be priest or government officials.
The Plebeians were forced to serve in the army for the country. A Patrician and a Plebeian The Patricians Create a Republic After the Etruscan were overthrown the Patricians created a republic
The a senates were a group of 300 Patricians elected by themselves, the Patricians.
The senators remained in office for life.
The council was made of two leaders. Continued... The main job of the council was to share commands with the army.
There were problems with the government, for example only the patricians got to be a part of the government. The Senate The Plebeians Rebel The laws were not written down.
The laws were often changed and interpreted to benefit the patricians.
The Conflict of Orders was a fight between the Patricians and the Plebeians.
The Plebeians marched out of Rome and camped on a near by hill.
The city was in a crisis because farms came to a halt and they thought they would be help less if enemy struck. Conflict of Orders The Plebeians Gain Political Equality The Tribunes of Plebs were elected officials to speak in the senate and with the council
To veto a law means to reject a law
Council of the Plebs is a lawmaking body that is a plebeian
The twelve tables were laws published on tablets that were posted around town
In 367 B.C.E a law was published that one of two consuls had to be plebeian
It took 200 years for the Plebeians to gain equality
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