They were the top leaders in the land.
They wrote the laws and advised the consuls.
They represented the interests of the plebians.
They were in charge of public works .
They kept the peace in foreign provinces and collected taxes.
A group of senators.
A Rubicon soldier.
His adopted son, Octavian.
The Twelve Tablets.
The Four Gospels.
The Ten Commandments.
The 95 Theses.
All people are equal under the law.
No person should go hungry.
All people had a right to participate in Roman government.
Al people should have access to the internet.
Control of trade in the Mediterranean.
Control of the northern passes through the Alps.
Mistreatment of circus elephants.
The right to call the Mediterranean "mare nostrum," or "our sea."
Carthage and Rome.
Greece and Rome.
Hannibal and Rome.
Sicily and Carthage.
Unrest between the Plebeians and the Patricians
Plebeians needed in the army could not work their farms.
Soldiers began to feel more allegiance to military leaders than to the government.
The income gap between the Plebeians and the Patricians declined, upsetting the Patricians.
Civil wars broke about across Roman territory.
The power sharing agreement between Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey.
The power sharing agreement between the Consuls, the Senate, and the Tribunes.
The three buildings used to house Roman government.
The declaration of war that began the Punic Wars.
A tripartite government was created so that no part of the government would have too much power.
A tripartite government was created so that no Consul would have too much power.
A tripartite government was created so that none of Rome's three districts got overlooked.
A tripartite government was created so that all Romans paid taxes.
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Patricians made the laws.
Plebeians made the laws.
Patricians and plebeians could both make laws.
Only the Consuls could make laws.
They thought their interests were not represented in government.
Their role in government was taking too much time away from their farms.
They wanted shorter working hours.
They wanted better food in the army.
They changed marriage laws to allow plebeians to marry patricians.
They abolished slavery as a punishment for unpaid debts.
They made home plate smaller.
They added tribunes to the government.
So that the treasury would not overspend and go into debt.
So that no part of the government had more power than another part.
So that all Romans had equal representation in government.
So that all Romans had something to complain about.
Dictators were called on to squash disagreement within the Senate.
Dictators were called on to serve during emergencies or times of war.
Dictators were called on to ensure that public building projects were completed on time and on budget.
Dictators were called on to manage slave labor during the harvests.
Caesar's rise to power marked the end of the Republic.
Caesar's death marked the end of the Republic.
500 years marked the end of the Republic.
The rise to power of the First Triumvirate marked the end of the Republic.
He forced patricians to hire plebeians to work the land.
He donated all the profits from his family's salad dressings to charity.
He appointed Senators who supported his plans.
He established new colonies so plebeians and former soldiers could own land.
He began lots and lots of new public building projects.
He established day light's savings time so plebeian farmers had more time to harvest their crops.
It means that one has passed the point of no return.
It means that one has reached the highest Rubic's cube skill level.
It means that someone has been made very angry.
It means that someone has been offered a blessing.