Rome: Citizenship.Law.Justice

Similarities and Differences Between Rome and the U.S

Not All Equal

-Male citizens enjoyed all of the rights

-Women had limited rights-No voting or government offices

-Slaves were property with almost no rights, they had small chances for freedom

-Freedmen were former slaves with limited rights

Rights Of Citizens

-Able to vote

-Hold official offices

-Own property and write contracts

-Go to court

Equal Rights

Equal Rights of Rome

Rights Of The Romans

Natural laws giving every citizen rights-connected to life, liberty, and happiness.