SOCIAL CLASSES OF ROME

THE ROMAN CLASSES

ROMANS HAVE TWO CLASSES.THE PATRICIANS WHICH IS THE WEALTHY LANDOWNERS,HAVE A SAY IN GOVERNMENT AND HELD MILITARY AND RELIGIOUS POSITIONS. THE PLEBEIANS WHICH IS THE LOW CLASS WORKERS HAVE 95% OF THE PEOPLE,NO SAY IN GOVERNMENT,AND FORCED TO SERVE IN THE ARMY.

ROME BEFORE THE REPUBLIC/FORMS OF GOVERNMENT

THE PATRICIANS WAS TIRED OF OBEYING KING,WANTED MORE PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT,WANTED MORE RIGHTS FOR CITIZEN,AND THEY REVOLTED ,KING TARQUINIUS FLED,THE PLEBEIANS WANTED EQUALITY AND LEFT THE CITY BOTH COMPROMISED.

ROME HAVE FOUR FORMS OF GOVERNMENT

MONARCHY-WAS RULE BY ONE PERSON

DEMOCRACY-WAS RULE BY PEOPLE

OLIGARCHY-WAS RULE BY AN ELITE FEW

DICTATORSHIP-ONE PERSON ABSOLUTE RULE