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Late Republic Early Empire

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Late Republic Early Empire
Roman stuff. . . . Ect. . . .

  
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1.  After the spartacus slave revolt was all but eliminated, Crassus (by order of the senate) was replaced by _______, who was then given the victory.
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2.  In 66 BC, Crassus, a rich patrician and general allied with____, an influential speaker.
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3.  Who attempted to overthrow the Roman constitution in 63 BC?
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4.  Who discovered this conspiracy and exposed the danger to the state, thus earning the title "father of his country"?
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5.  The 1st Triumvirate was create in 60 BC by:
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6.  How did Pompeius ensure the passage of Caesar's bill which helped Pompeius' vetrans over the vetoes of Caesar's co-consul, Bibulus?
7.  Caesar spent 10 years campaigning in:
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8.  Which unscrupulous popular leader gained the favor of the masses by establishing a free grain dole in Rome?
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9.  Why did Caesar invade Italy and Rome?
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10.  Where did caesar defeat Pompeius in 48 BC?
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11.  Caesar reformed the calendar which we still use today, with a few minor modifications.
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12.  Which led the faction which killed Caesar, March 15, 44 BC
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13.  Whom did Caesar designate his heir?
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14.  What was Cicero's fate?
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15.  Where did Octavianus defeat Antonius (31 BC)?
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16.  What gave Octavianus legitimacy to rule the empire?
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17.  What powers did Augustus keep for himself to give him control of the Roman governement?
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18.  Because of his moral legislation, Augustus was forced to send his daughter julia into exile because of her sexual activities.
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19.  Who was Augustus' "poisonous" wife?
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20.  Who was Augustus' successor?
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21.  How did Tiberius discover Sejanus' plot to take the throne?
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22.  Who succeeded Tiberius?
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23.  What seems to have caused Caligula to become 'demented'?
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24.  Caligula was said to have made his favorite horse, Incitatus, a priest
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25.  Caligula was said to have had his soldiers collect seashells on the seashore and claim victory over neptune.
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26.  How did Caligula die?
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27.  Who made Claudius an emperor?
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28.  Claudius stuttered, couldn't concentrate, was physically deformed and therefore was an ineffective emperor.
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29.  Which of the following territories did Claudius bring into the empire?
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30.  How did Nero become emperor?
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31.  Nero preffered sports and music to government.
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32.  How did Nero finally kill his mother?
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33.  Whom did Nero blame for the great fire of 64 AD in Rome?
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34.  The years 68-69 AD were the years of _____emporers.
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35.  Which emperor survived the years of the 4 emperors (68-69)? (if this isnt a big ass hint for # 34 u sir/madam are a dumbass)
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36.  Which emperor had the colosseum built?
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37.  Which emperor inaugurated the Colosseum (100 days of gladiatorial contests and beast shows -some 5,000 were said to have been killed)?
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38.  Under which emperor did Vesuvius cover the city of Pompeii?
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39.  Which emperor attempted to keep the people well - fed and well - entertained, while assuming divinity while alive?
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40.  Which emperor killed many, suspicious of plots, and was finally was assassinated by his wife, Domitia?
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41.  Which emperor was an experienced lawyer and administrator, but without reputation amongst the troops so that he did whatever the Praetorian Gaurd wanted?
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42.  By 97 the coloni, or tenant-farmers, began to be widespread because of a farming crisis which resulted from:
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43.  Which Emperor built a forum in Rome with a Greek/Latin library and a Column depicting his victory over the Dacians?
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44.  Under which emperor did Mesopotamia come into the empire?
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45.  Hadrianus established both a ______and ________.
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46.  The loyalty of the legions to which Emperor became almost a cult (although he made auxiliaries train just like regular legionaries)?
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47.  Which emperor built a wall across northern Brittain?
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48.  Which emperor built a wall across the north of the Brittish Isle?
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49.  Why did Antonius gain the title Pius?
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50.  Which emperor established the legal principle of innocent until proven guilty?
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51.  Which emperor was himself a student of Stoicism as taught by Epictetus and wrote his own philosophical work, Meditations, in Greek?
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52.  Under which emperor did a plague decimate the legions gaurding the empire along the Danube, which allowed the German tribes to invade and caused the emperor to enlist slaves and gladiators in the army to repel them?
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