Roman Republic Dbq Analysis

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How Democratic was the Roman Republic? Though, the Romans made undemocratic decisions, they still included the people in a lot of executive decisions. The Assemblies carried out the majority of what the people wanted and what they decided. Therefore, Rome allowed their citizens to help make important decisions about government, which made them democratic. Rome’s constitution had three different elements which held independent powers and shared their ideas to prove the constitution was democratic. The consuls and magistrates were the supreme masters of government and called together the People’s Assemblies to carry out whatever the majority of what the Assemblies decided (Doc A). Polybius also greatly admired how the Romans structured their
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