Explain how this system of government can make it so one person cannot have supreme and sole power. By 91 B.
Rome then fought a series of wars known as the Punic Wars with Carthage, a powerful city-state in northern Africa. Politics in the early republic was marked by the long struggle between patricians and plebeians the common peoplewho eventually attained some political power through years of concessions from patricians, including their own political bodies, the tribunes, which could initiate or veto legislation.
Your students will gain an appreciation for the importance of the ancient city of Rome and the achievements that were made within it!
While Spartacus is generally a revered figure and one of the first abolitionists within historyexplain why he is so vilified by the Roman historians. Some Roman aqueducts transported water up to 60 miles from its source and the Fountain of Trevi in Rome still relies on an updated version of an original Roman aqueduct.
Meanwhile, threats from outside plagued the empire and depleted its riches, including continuing aggression from Germans and Parthians and raids by the Goths over the Aegean Sea.