Roman vs. U.S ideas

Citizenship,law,and justice

Citezenship

Citizenship belonged to all the free law abiding people

Rights

Able to vote

To hold office

Own property

Hold office

Own property

Write contracts

Go to court


Not all Men citezens enjoyed all of the rights

Women had limeted right no voting

Slaves have no rights

Freedmen escaped slavery with little rights

Not everyone was equal

The child of a freedmen and women would be born as full citizens


In rome if you are free your children are going to be free.In the united states in you are an illegal imigrant and your child is born here your child is a citizen of the united states but you are not.

Laws

Follow the laws

Marriage

Inhearitance what family gets when a member dies

Contracts between people

Laws were written in the tweleve tables for romans to refer to when they were unsure of something


Natural laws were given to every citezen rights

Connected tolife,liberty,and persuit of happiness

Were do we see that in you the united states

We see it in the declarasion of independance

Justice

Judges made court decisions from trials and evdence we learned that from rome.


Punishments

Fines-pay money

Beatings

Banishment-have to leave rome

Slavery

Execution if guilty of treason

Patricide-killing of your father,was punished by drowning in a river

Slaves were beaten,harder work,or often crucified.