chapter 5 voc

Term Definition
Republic A form of government in which citizens elect their leaders.
Legion Large groups of roman soldiers.
Patrician The ruling of roman soldiers.
Plebeian Ordinary citisen in ancient roman
Consul Head of a government usually with a limited term in office.
Veto To reject.
Praetor Roman government officials who interpreted the law and served as a judge.
Tribune Payment made to a ruler or state us a sing of surrender payment to a ruler as a sing of submission or for protection.
Dictator A person with absolute power to rule.
Civic Duty the idea that citizens have a responsibility to help their county.
Latifundia large farming estates.
Triumvirate three rulers who share equal political power.
Pax roman Roman peace
Proconsal A governor.

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