The Rise if the Roman Republic

  • 451

    451 B.C.E.

    451 B.C.E.
    The patricians couldn't do much more than to compromise, so they did. The plebeians had some inportant rights now, but the patricians were still more powerful than them. The patricians started to change the laws to their advantages when a plebeian wanted or did something. The plebeians then wanted the patricians to write all the laws down on twelve tablets. The patricians agreed and did so.
  • May 12, 616

    616 B.C.E

    616 B.C.E
    The Etruscans ruled Rome from 616 B.C.E. to 509 B.C.E. The society was split into two classes. There was the upper class, which was the patricians, and the lower class, which was the plebeians. The patricians were either wealthy aristocrats or wealthy landowners. The plebeians were common people such as farmers, laborers, peasants, and shopkeepers. Rome was made up of mostly plebeians.
  • 509 B.C.E.

    509 B.C.E.
    Lucius Junius Brutus helped the patricians by leading them to rebel against the Etruscan king. The patricians then overthrew the Etruscans and created a republic instead of a monarch.
  • 494 B.C.E.

    494 B.C.E.
    Majority of the population were the plebeians. They thought it was unfair that the patricians had more power than they did. The plebians decided to march out of the city and camp out on a nearby hill until the patricians met their demands.
  • 287 B.C.E.

    287 B.C.E.
    The plebeians were then treated equally to the patricians.