ECONOMY: patricians- rulers, held place in senate, wealthy land owners; plebeians- lower class who owned small farms, were merchants and artisans
POLITICS: had a republic which later turned into a dictatorship after two triumvirates; Julius Caesar was the first dictator who was later assasined by the Senate
STATUS OF WOMEN: were not allowed to participate in politicts, were treated badly
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: they were the most successful empire, and had conquered most places and had colonies in Africa, Asia, and parts of Europe
RELIGION: same religion as the Greeks, multiple gods and goddesses, but they just renamed them
GEOGRAPHY: Instead of Rome being directly on the Mediterranean Sea, they were on a river, which acted as a barrier, but still allowed them to interact and trade with the rest of the world.