The Role Of Democracy In The Roman Republic

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Democracy and equality changed over time in the Roman Republic, but their government served as an example to later nations. The United States government is influenced by the Roman Republic. Our forefathers and writers of the Constitution had studied Roman government. They had included ideas of government first used by the Romans in our government. Like the Romans consuls, the president of the United States has the power to veto decisions. Rome had two consuls that would be the equivalent to our one president. Though our president serves for four years and the consuls served for one year, they were both chief executives of the government and commander-in-chief of the army. The Roman Senate consisted of three hundred members
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