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Give 5 examples of crimes committed in Roman times.
arson, selling underweight bread, murder, theft, hooliganism
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Give 5 examples of punishments given in Roman times.
whipping, burnt at the stake, slave labour, exile, prosecuted
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Name and describe 3 forms of Roman policing.
vigiles- fire fighhters aediles-city officials praetorian guard- protect emperor
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Describe how Romans were tried in court
minor crime= could not expect help from vigiles, aediles or praetorian guard. Major crime= anyone could bring a case to court, defendent inncocent until proven guilty, right to present evidence.
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How did the Romans spread their ideas to Britain?
1. roman laws were introduced 2. magistrates dealt with minor cases in local courts- important cases sent to goveners court in the cheif towns 3. task of policing in towns was taken on by legionaries
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Give 5 examples of punishments given in Roman times.

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whipping, burnt at the stake, slave labour, exile, prosecuted

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Name and describe 3 forms of Roman policing.

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Describe how Romans were tried in court

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How did the Romans spread their ideas to Britain?

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