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HIEU 201 Chapter 6 Quiz latest 2020 – Liberty University Plebeian concessions during the Struggle of the Orders included all of the following EXCEPT a. the creation of the Twelve Tables. ... b. recognition of the full power of the Plebeian Assembly to enact legislation. c. the institution of an Athenian-style democracy. d. access to the highest political, judicial, and religious offices. Hide Feedback Correct The Romans treated the Italian peoples they conquered a. as potential allies, to be integrated into Roman society. b. as separate and inferior races. c. as equals who were, nonetheless, to be kept separate. d. as slaves, to be used for menial labor and gladiatorial combat. Hide Feedback Correct After Carthage's stunning victory at the battle of Cannae (216 B.C.) a. Rome was unable to raise and equip new legions for a decade. b. Rome invaded North Africa, forcing the Carthaginian general Hannibal to withdraw his troops from Italy. c. the Romans created a new alliance with the Macedonians. d. the Romans sued for peace, conceding its claims in Spain. Hide Feedback Correct The overseas expansion of Rome led to social and economic changes, which included a. greater prosperity for most of the plebeian farmers. b. the rise of a business class whose sources of wealth included army supply contracts and tax collecting. c. the destruction of the patrician class by a new class of warriors. d. a decline in trade, commerce, and manufacturing, as Rome lived off the tribute extracted from conquered lands. Hide Feedback Correct The influx of slaves into Italy in the first century B.C. a. led to tensions, but no outright slave revolts. b. had no effect on employment, as slaves were only allowed to perform menial tasks. c. had little impact, since most slaves went directly into the households of a few wealthy Romans. d. was so great that, by 50 B.C., they constituted one-third of Italy's population. Hide Feedback Correct The most influential philosophy in Rome was a. Stoicism. b. Epicureanism. c. Skepticism. d. Cynicism. Hide Feedback Correct The Roman Republic was unable to meet the challenge of empire for all of the following reasons EXCEPT a. its attempt to govern an empire with institutions designed for a city-state. b. the lack of concern Roman ruling elites showed for the empire's subjects. c. its high levels of taxation killed off motivation for provincial people to work. d. its failure to develop a professional civil service to administer conquered lands. Hide Feedback Correct Marius reflects the problems of the late Republic in that he a. exploited the social and economic situation, using a private army to advance his political career. b. defeated and killed his rival Sulla and Sulla's senatorial supporters. c. established a dictatorship that would radically reform the political system. d. restored and further strengthened the power of the Senate. Hide Feedback Correct The assassination of Julius Caesar on March 15, 44 B.C. a. put an end to the civil wars that had plagued Rome. b. restored the health and effectiveness of the Republic. c. was carried out by people who saw themselves as loyal defenders of the Republic against Caesar's ambitions. d. resulted from mob violence by the poor, who feared and opposed Caesar's dictatorship. Hide Feedback Correct Tiberius Gracchus made himself a spokesman for a. democracy. b. land reform. c. judicial reform. d. military rule. Hide Feedback Correct The tension that erupted in the Struggle of the Orders stemmed from plebeian grievances including a. election fraud that deprived them of their electoral power. b. enslavement for debt. c. inequalities in the written law code. d. patrician efforts to restrict plebeian access to religious festivals. Hide Feedback Correct Despite reforms made during the Struggle of the Orders, Rome remained an oligarchy because a. patronage networks of wealthy families controlled the government. b. the plebeians could never become wealthy. c. the plebeians were forbidden from political participation. d. the plebeians were denied equality before the law. Hide Feedback Correct The first stage of Roman expansion was the a. subjugation of the Hellenistic states. b. uniting of the Italian peninsula. c. conquest of Gaul and Germania. d. collision with Carthage. Hide Feedback Correct War between Rome and Carthage began because Rome feared Carthage's designs on a. Spain. b. Greece. c. Sicily. d. all of the above Hide Feedback Correct Between 205 B.C. and 148 B.C., Rome fought three wars against a. Carthage. b. Egypt. c. Pergamum. d. Macedonia. Hide Feedback Correct Rome's conquest of the Hellenistic world resulted in a. the Romans substantially altering their political system by incorporating Greek democratic ideas. b. Roman adoption of the Greek humanist thought. c. most Romans rejecting foreign goods like the luxuries of the East. d. a clash between Stoic philosophy and Roman values and concepts of law. Hide Feedback Correct Which of the following characterizations of the Republic's administration of its provinces is NOT accurate? a. Rome generally allowed its subjects a large measure of self-government. b. Roman taxes were significantly higher than those of previous regimes. c. Rome refrained from interfering with religion and local customs. d. Rome reduced the endemic warfare that had plagued provinces prior to their incorporation. Hide Feedback Correct Plautus (c. 254-184 B.C.) was one of Rome's leading a. orators. b. legal scholars. c. philosophers. d. playwrights. Hide Feedback Correct The crisis in agriculture in the late Republic was a result of a. a loss of interest in farming as most Romans became involved in trade and manufacturing. b. loss of incentive to work due to high taxation. c. a decline in manpower to work the farms because so many Romans had been killed in foreign wars. d. the plebeians' loss of their farms to larger and wealthier landowners due to wartime devastation, debt incurred during the war, and increasing reliance on slave labor of those conquered in foreign wars. Hide Feedback Correct The Senate responded to the challenge posed by the Gracchi by a. banishing them from Italy. b. killing them. c. reinstituting the property requirement for entrance into the army. d. lowering the price of grain in Rome. Hide Feedback Correct [Show More]

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