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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the state of politics in Chapter 3 of Rome and the Patricians?
2. What is the reason for the dispute of Rome's allies?
(a) It is a political dispute.
(b) It is a dispute over territory.
(c) It is a civil war.
(d) It is a revolt against the governments of the allies.
3. Who does Postumius have trouble cooperating with in the military?
(a) Those of superior rank.
(b) The consuls.
(c) Those of equal rank.
(d) Those of inferior rank.
4. What is the innovation talked about at the end of War & Politics?
(a) The military will stop being paid from public funds.
(b) The military will be paid from public funds.
(c) The military will only be paid upon their victories.
(d) The military will be paid after their defeats.
5. What is the real problem the decemvirs have?
(a) They are not prepared for the power they have.
(b) They are overprepared for the power they have.
(c) They underestimate the power of the Roman military.
(d) They underestimate the power of the Roman people.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Rome's decision in Chapter 3 of Rome and the Patricians illustrate?
2. What are the decemvirs mainly unable to manage?
3. How does the government pay for the military?
4. Where do the senators go as the decemvirs take control of Rome?
5. How many men with axes govern over the people of Rome as Chapter 2 of Rome and the Patricians ends?
Short Essay Questions
1. What threat do the decemvirs face, and how do they initially attempt to deal with it?
2. How is the political structure of the Republic described at the end of the first part of War & Politics?
3. What is the goal of the Roman military as they begin the war with Veii, and how do they attempt to meet it?
4. Who is Postumia and why do people object to her?
5. How long does the pestilence and illness last, and what effect does it have on Rome?
6. What are both sides of the intermarriage debate Rome faces?
7. What does Postumius do to cause his soldiers to turn against him, and what is the controversy surrounding his death?
8. What are the Etruscans known for, and why is their advice sought?
9. What is the "solution" that Rome gives its allies, and how is the decision perceived by the people?
10. What happens after the Laws of the Ten Tables are established?
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