chapter 5 vocab

Question Answer
Republic a form of government in which citizens elect their leaders
Legion large groups of roman soldiers
Patrician The ruling class of ancient roman
plebeian ordinary citizens in ancient roman
consul head of a government usally with a limited term in office
veto to reject
paretor romen government officals who interpreted the law and served as a judge
tribune an elected roman offical who protects the rights of ordinary
dictator a person with absolute power to rule
civic duty the idea that citizens relating to the state ot government
latiflundia large farming estate
triumvirate three rulers who share equal political power
pax romana Roman peace
proconsul a governor

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