Roman vs. US

Ideas of citizenship,law and justice

Citizenship

Citizenship belonged to all free, law-abiding people. Not slaves.


Able to vote

Own property

Go to court


Law

Laws were written down


Fine

Beaten

Banishment

Slavery

Execution

Patricide

Slaves were beaten

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Justice

Men had all rights

Women had rights their husbands had

Slaves had no rights

Free men had limited rights


In rome parents had to be free for the child to be free


In us if parents were illegal imigrants child would still be free