Italy is located on a peninsula that is in the Mediterranean.
Places Rome conquered
Rome conquered many places. One of them being Italy. Another place Rome conquered was Carthage. Rome also conquered Macedonia, Greece, and some of the Asia Minor.
The Pax Romana is a 200 year peace with Agustus.
The 12 Tables were demanded written laws. This was proof that laws were actually laws
Roman Plebians were farmers, merchants, and traders.