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Roman qovernment government
5th grade history
Name the three governing groups of the Roman Republic.
Centuriate Assembly, Tribal Assembly, Senate
What two groups of people had influence on the Romans?
Greeks and Etruscans
How did the Greeks contribute to Roman civilization?
Greeks influenced the Roman gods, alphabet and architecture.
How did the Etruscans influence Roman civilization?
The Etruscans influenced the Romans' gods, artists, and architecture.
What year was the Roman Republic founded?
What is a republic?
A republic is a representative form of government with officials.
What two brothers founded Rome?
Romilas and Remus
Why was Rome such a desirable area to settle?
Rome was desirable because it had fertile land, natural borders, a water source, a good climate, and trade routes.
List three similarities between the Roman Republic and the U.S. government.
1. Both had one Senate
2. No one ruler with absolute power
3. Had veto power
Name the three branches of U.S. government.
What is the governing body of the U.S. legislative branch?
What is the governing body of the Judicial Branch?
Who is in the Executive Branch of the U.S. government?
Who serves under the President in the Executive Branch?
Name the head of the Supreme Court.
What two bodies make up the Congress?
Senate and House of Representatives