The Republic: The Roman Republic

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The republic gives a base for the Roman Empire. A small group started developed their own structure that later changes to the Roman Empire. The word Republic comes from a Latin words ‘respublica’ which means ‘matters of state’ or ‘the public matters’. In the Republic they had a council known as the “Senate” which ruled over them. The difference between the Senate under the king and during Republic is that during king the Senate was there to just advice the king. By contrast, now the senate agreed a Consul, who governed the Rome like a king only for one year. This means that the consul governed very carefully not like a tyrant, otherwise he knew that he could be penalized by the next consul, when his year was up. During the Republic the leaders

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