Class Conflict In The Roman Government

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What relationship did class conflict have with the emergence of more popular forms of government (e.g. democracy in Greece, and republicanism in Rome) in the classical period? Did class conflict also affect the collapse of these government forms?

The Roman Empire also known as the Byzantine Empire, was on of the wealthiest and most fluent civilizations in history. The structure of the class system throughout Roman history changed gradually in a way that also changed the form and structure of the government. The government over the time of the start, flourishment of end of this civilization ranged from a monarchy to a republic and eventually to an empire. While the structure of class lead to the downfall of a monarchy and uprising of a republic; the class system also led to the downfall of the republic as well. Also, Ancient greece, from where we have the class conflict would change the way in which the government would function. While Greece was home to two major city states one being Sparta, who did not support democracy, and Athens, who did support democracy. The conflict of class in both civilizations led to both the uprising of different and popular government as well as the down fall.
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The class structure the top with the highest social importance was the 1. King, 2. The Patricians, 3. The Plebeians, and 4. Everyone else. The patricians were not satisfied with the structure and overthrew the king and monarchy leading to his downfall and rise of the Republic. As the republic was set in place the class structure consisted of 1. The Patricians, 2. The Plebeians, 3. Everyone else (slaves/poor).
During the time of the republic the Patricians were considered nobility even if the Plebeians were richer. Of the Patricians, two would be considered consuls and each consul would control half the military making up the senate.
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