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For hundreds of years, people have drawn connections between the political systems of the Roman Republic and the United States. In particular, they've pointed to both governments' systems of checks and balances and elections of representatives. Yet historians continue to debate whether the Roman Republic can accurately be called a democracy. In this lesson, students investigate the question: How democratic was the Roman Republic?

Image: Photograph of the Roman Forum taken in 2005. From the Wikimedia Commons.

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Hi dbpiersant - Thanks for your comment! All of the items are labeled number one in the Quick View of the PPT. This is hosted by Scribd, so unfortunately we're unable to correct this. If you download the file, however, the numbers are properly labeled.
The items list of definitions for democracy in the PowerPoint are all labeled number one.
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