Chapter 12 vocabulary

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Section 1

Question Answer
forum an open area in a city filled with public buildings, temples, and markets.
republica government in which citizens have the right to vote and elect officials.
legionthe basic unit of the roman army
maniplea unit of between 60 and 160 soldiers

Section 2

Question Answer
constitutiona system of rules by which a government is organized
vetoto stop or cancel the action of a government official or body
magistratethe elected officials who enforce the law
togaa garment that adult men wore wrapped around their bodies
consulthe top officials in the roman republic

Section 3

Question Answer
patriarchal societythe men ruled their families
paterfamiliasthe oldest man in the roman family
villalarge country homes
established religionofficial religion supported by the government

Section 4

Question Answer
empirea state containing several countries or territories
provincearea within a country or empire
civil warwar between groups from the same country
augustusvenerable or greatly honored one