Examples Of How Democratic Was The Roman Republic

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How democratic was the Roman Republic? Historians and professors have debated this topic for years. This republic developed in Ancient Rome while Greece was flourishing. They had been led by kings, but the leaders abused the power, so a group of patricians overthrew the king, Tarquin the Proud. However, the Roman Republic was not very democratic for many reasons. People known as Plebeians were excluded from many government jobs, voting was unfair, and everything outside of Rome was settled by the senate.
The Roman government excluded the Plebeians from most rights that the Patricians had.
Fifteen years after the Roman Republic formed, in 494 B.C., the Plebeians rebelled due to lack of political rights and tons of debt. The only government office

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