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date: 25 April 2019

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This chapter examines the history of the Roman Empire as a republic, explaining the formation of the Roman republic, its durability and relative stability, and the military expansionism that allowed it to expand its territory. It also identifies the social, political, and military factors that led to the weakening of the republican system of government and its eventual replacement with the monarchy system.

Keywords: Roman Empire, Roman republic, military expansionism, republican system, monarchy system

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