Early Roman Empire

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Tiberius

14 AD - 16 AD

-improved financial conditions by implementing a fair tax system.
-planted the seeds for the first roman treasury

Caligula

37 AD - 41 AD

-managed to bring down Sejanus
-repealed some of the taxes on the upper class that Tiberius had put in place

Nero

54 AD - 68 AD

-provincial governors were prohibited from extorting large sums of money for their own benefit
-was generous in aiding victims of disasters and Jews

Vespasian

69 AD - 79 AD

-built the Colosseum
-romanized many conquered lands

Titus

79 AD - 81 AD

-captured Jerusalem
-provided relief for disaster victims
-sanctified the Colosseum

Domitian

81 AD - 96 AD

-raised the economy that had recently been failing
-extended power to equestrians

Nerva

96 AD - 98 AD

-reduced the position of emperor to a less selfish and extravagant one
-helped the lower classees with education and land

Trajan

98 AD - 117 AD

-expanded Rome's territory to its farthest limits
-alimenta

Hadrian

117 AD - 138 AD

-Hadrian's wall
- promoted public welfare, the arts, and built temples

Antoninus

138 AD - 161 AD

-saved money
-a peaceful reign