The Roman Republic: Rise, Formation & Political Structure


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What was the original purpose of the Senate?

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1. When was the Roman Republic formed?

2. What was the main priority of the Senate and people of Rome after King Tarquinius was deposed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Roman Republic was an important development in the history of the western world. This quiz and worksheet will teach you about important facts related to the rise and the structure of the Roman Republic. The quiz will test you about things such as important dates in the history of the Roman Republic and the structure of the Republic's form of governance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • The Roman Senate
  • When the Republic was formed
  • Priorities in the founding of the Republic
  • Roman consuls
  • The relationship between the Senate and the consuls

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure you can recall key information relating to the history of the Roman Republic and its governmental structure
  • Making connections - understand the connections between the circumstances surrounding the foundation of the Republic and the characteristics of its system of governance
  • Knowledge application - apply the knowledge you've gained from this lesson to answer questions about how the Roman Republic was founded and how the Republic's government functioned

Additional Learning

Make sure to also review the corresponding lesson on The Roman Republic's Rise & Structure. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The origins of the Roman Republic
  • The structure of the Republic
  • The Roman Senate
  • The Roman Consuls