Which of the following had the exclusive authority to declare war and elect consuls in the Roman Republic?
the Tribal Council
the Centuriate Assembly
the Plebeian Council
Which of the following provides evidence that Roman religion in the days of the Republic was highly politicized?
the fact that priests were public officers
the heavy emphasis on cults
the fact that most Romans worshiped the emperor
the fact that the Romans borrowed most of their gods from the ancient Greeks
Why was Julius Caesar immensely popular with the Roman public? Select two correct answers.
He was Emperor Caesar Augustus’ uncle.
He was a successful general.
He led the Roman forces to victory in the Punic Wars.
He was generous to the commoners.
He ensured that Marc Antony rose high in the Roman government.
Justinian’s Code was intended to—
reinvent the Roman system of justice.
collect and clarify the various laws from a millennium of Roman history into one document.
serve as an exact copy of the Twelve Tables, which had gone missing during the transition from republic to empire.
ensure the emperor knew that even he was not above the law in the Roman Empire.