World History: Chapter 5

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  1. During the years of this Roman Republic, what were members of the landholding upperclass called?
    Patricians
  2. Who did Rome fight during the Punic Wars?
    Carthage
  3. Describe how the power of the Roman senate changed when Rome shifted from being a Republic to being an empire?
    Their power decreased.
  4. Why did large numbers of Germanic peoples cross into the Roman territory in the late 300's?
    They were escaping the Huns.
  5. Why was Julius Caesar assassinated?
    His enemies were afraid he would crown himself emperor.
  6. The main source of information about the life Jesus and Nazareth comes from what source?
    The Gospels
  7. What type of structures did Romans use their engineering skills to build
    Aqueducts
  8. What Roman emperor built the foundation for a stable government that would function well over 200 years?
    Augustus
  9. What individual was particularly instrumental in spreading Christianity and making it into a major world religion?
    Paul
  10. What Roman emperor granted religious tolerance to Christians?
    Constantine

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