This runs across the center of the peninsula Italy.
Tiber River
One of the longest coastlines in Europe.
Italian Peninsula
A sea between southern Europe, the northern coast of Africa, and southwesterm Asia.
Mediterranean Sea
The capitol of Italy,that spreads across 7 low hills, and is about 15 minutes up the Tiber River.
Rome
An Estruscan noble that murdered the king.
Tarquin
A Roman leader that forced Tarquin and his sons out of Rome, and later became king.
Junis Brutis
This man led Roman forces into battle and got captured.
Regulus
The wealthiest, most powerful citizens.
patricians
About 90% of Roman citizens.
plebeians
A form of government where citizens have a right to vote.
republic
People who are elected to represent the people.
representatives
Any of various governing bodies.
Senate
Officials who managed the government and the army.
consuls
Someone who has total control over the people.
dictator
People that were appointed by the Senate to protect the rights of plebeians.
tribune
A city-state located in North Africa.
carthage
Wars that ,altogether, lasted nearly 120 years.
Punic Wars
A Carthaginian general.
Hannibal
He attacked Carthage and defeated it.
Scipio
A sense of pride in one's country.
patriotism