Julius Caesar And The Roman Empire

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There are not many people who have changed the course of history for their country and brought a new hope and dynasty to them in short years of rule. Julius Caesar helped form the First Triumvirate and worked his way up to dictatorship. He brought greatness to the civilization of Rome and gave the people a leader that they would go on to love and be remembered forever. He was a great leader of the Roman Republic who innovated to the Roman Empire by greatly capturing other lands and spreading the culture there establishing its imperial system.
Julius Caesar was born to Gaius Caesar and Aurelia Cotta on July 12, 100 BC in Rome. It is also said that he is a descendent of Roman goddess, Venus. His parents belonged to the noble class during this time. His father gained moderate political success and the family claimed a long and noble history. This allowed Caesar 's family to have certain traditional privileges and offices. They were in the upper class which was a great thing to be in during that time. Although they were in a high class, the same could not be said about their wealth. “Caesar’s father was a moderate success and his mother came from plebeian stock.” ("Gaius Julius Caesar.") As a result, they did not have as much political power in Rome. During this time, Rome was run as a republic, a state where power is held by the people and their elected representatives. In Rome, they had two consuls who were in complete power and the Senate who would make the laws. Any male

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