Crash Course: World History: Foundations of the Roman Empire
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John Green discusses the foundations of the Roman Empire, including its government and social structure.

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  1. Who are the patricians? Who are the plebeians?
  2. How was power divided in the Roman Republic?
  3. What is Cincinnatus known for?

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