Culture of Rome
Citizenship, Law, and Justice
People had the privalige to....
-Go to court
-Hold official offices
Only men had all rights and women had limited rights which meant that they could not vote or be in anything politic.
Slaves were property and had very little chance of freedom. They had almost no rights. Slaves that were freed were called Freedmen and had limited rights.
- Contracts between people
All laws were written. Natural laws gave rights to every citizen that allowed life, liberty, and doing what makes you happy. Judges made decisions in courts by evidence and trials.
If anyone killed their father they were to be drowned in a river. If slaves did anything, they either had more work, beaten, or crucified.
If your parents are immigrants from another counrty, you can become a U.S citizen. If you parents are immigrants and you were born in the U.S, then you become a U.S citizen.