Ancient Rome Lesson 2

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Ancient Rome Lesson 2
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  1. Site in northern Africa where the Roman army defeated the Carthaginian army in 202 BC.
    Zama
  2. An ancient city on the north coast of Africa
    Carthage
  3. The city market and meeting place in the center of ancient Rome
    Forum
  4. General of Carthage who marched his army from Spain to Rome in the Second Punic War.
    Hannibal
  5. Historian of the Roman Republic who wrote about the struggle between plebeians and patricians of Rome
    Livy
  6. Roman general who defeated Hannibal in the Battle of Zama outside Carthage, North Africa.
    Scipio
  7. A common farmer, trader, or craftworker in ancient Rome
    plebeian
  8. A member of the noble families who controlled all power in the early years of the Roman Republic.
    patrician
  9. A form of government in which citizens elect representatives to speak or act for them.
    republic
  10. A person who is elected by citizens to speat or act for them.
    representative
  11. The lawmaking body and most powerful branch of government in ancient Rome's Republic.
    Senate
  12. An elected leader of ancient Rome who represented the interests of the plebeians.
    tribune
  13. One of two elected officials of the Roman Republic who commanded the army and were supreme judges.
    consul
  14. A series of conflicts between Rome and Carthage in the 200s BC ending in a victory for Rome
    Punic Wars
  15. The earliest written collection of Roman laws, drawn up by patricians about 450 BC that became the foundation of Roman law.
    Twelve Tables

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