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2. Who were Romulus and Remus and why were they important?

  • The sons of the queen of the Latins- demi gods descended from Jupiter, who build Rome but fight, leaving just Romulus alive.
  • Two important Roman generals responsible for many Roman wars
  • The sons of an architect responsible for much of the building of Rome
  • Two enemies who fight against each other for Rome

3. What was the job of the Praetor? What was the minimum age and how many positions yearly?

  • Law and Order, 37 yrs, 6-8 positions
  • Financial administration, 28 yrs and 20 positions
  • Public services such as buildings or health, 36 yrs, 4 positions
  • Head of Senate + leading the army, 39 yrs, 2 positions

4. Why did Rome and Carthage fight?

  • Because Carthage wanted money from Rome
  • Because Rome wanted Carthaginian land
  • Because Carthaginian control of Sicily means attack and defence is easy, as well as trade interception, for Carthage
  • Because the Roman king had killed the old Carthaginian king

5. Who was Tiberius Gracchus, what did he do and what happened to him

  • was a unpopular tribune who proposed a law stopping the rich having too much land. He was assassinated.
  • He was a popular general who proposed a law stopping the rich having too much land. He was assassinated.
  • He was a popular general who proposed a law stopping the rich having too much land. He was paid lots of money and elected dictator.
  • He was a roman tyrant. He was assassinated.

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