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Unit 6.5 - Rome Vocabulary
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Social Studies
6th Grade
03/08/2018

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aqueduct
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structures used to carry flowing water from a distance
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nationalism
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a strong devotion to one’s country
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patrician
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a wealthy powerful citizen of ancient Rome
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plebeian
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a common citizen of ancient Rome
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republic
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a form of gov’t in which citizens have the right to choose their leaders
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representative
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a person elected to represent the people
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Senate
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a governing body in which ancient Roman representatives served
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consuls
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in ancient Rome, one of two officials who managed the gov’t and army
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patriotism
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a sense of pride in one’s country
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Pax Romana
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“Roman peace” a time when ancient Rome was prosperous and peaceful
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Colosseum
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famous Roman arena where popular events like gladiator fights took place
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gladiator
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a professional fighter in ancient Rome
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Appian Way
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a famous Roman roadway that stretched 350 miles east and south of Rome
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