The Gracchus brothers were killed by the Senate for trying to help poorer farmers obtain land. This shows how the Senate in Rome is became too corrupt during the Roman age
Marius had the job of recruiting volunteers for the army. It changed politics in Rome because generals had to obtain laws that would provide the commoners with land, which placed power for each general and forced them to become engaged in politics.
They took advantage of the new military system. The Senate had given them command of a war in Asia minor. When Pleb tried to transfer command a civil war broke out. Sulla won and seized Rome itself in 82 B.C.
He was officially made dictator, or absolute ruler in 47 B.C.For the short time he was dictator he accomplished many things like introduced the Egyption solar year (365 days). Giving land to the poor, and increasing the senate to have 900 members
He was officially made dictator for life. During this time of Caesar’s ruling as dictator, the Senate in Rome decreased in power, but gave citizenship to many of the provinces who helped him.
Began a new system for governing the provinces. - 27 B.C That affects Rome because it ends there old way of running their government and starts up a new way of doing things.
Octavian became the Emperor of Rome after defeating Antony and Cleopatra’s armies; ending the civil wars. This impacted Rome because by ending the wars, Rome kind of had an economical rebirth.