How Did Pompey Change Rome

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Crassus, Pompey, and Julius Caesar. Three individuals that helped change Rome from Republic to Empire and had some of the biggest impacts on Rome. They were three of the most powerful leaders, and when their power and forces combined, the First Triumvirate started. Going from Republic to Empire, Rome went through many changes starting from individual influences, cultural and group influences, to taking on a whole new religion. “A triumvirate is a government by three people, all with equal power” (McGraw Hill 135). With these three individuals’ wealth and power combined together, it helped enable them to achieve their basic aims and dominate the political scene. However, when Pompey was defeated and Crassus was killed, everything was left…show more content…
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