They distributed large landowners land which was frustrating for the government and a group of senators killed Tiberius . This shows how the senate has too much power because they can go around and kill anyone
He passed a law that provided necessary land for the veterans, and he also created a new system of military recruitment. This shifted Rome to an empire because it showed how the government and military system was improvement.
He was the next general to take advantage of the new military system. Sulla took command of the war in Asia minor, won, and seized Rome. This made his men look powerful and ambitious, which shifted Rome into an empire.
Caesar was officially made a dictator
47 B.C. - 44 B.C.
A dictator was usually a temporary use or only used for emergencies, but in 44 B.C. Caesar was made dictator for life. This is important because now Caesar has all the power and and can o what he wants. A senate usually splits the power but now one person has all the power. Now he changes the senate.
A group of leading senators went into his office with knifes and stabbed him 26-34 times. After his death they struggled but that left the door open Octavian.
Octavian's forces smashed the army and the navy of Antony and Cleopatra. He won and got the power from the senate and it all changed from here. This is important because he was the new ruler of the senate.
He was named the emperor and stabilized the frontier of the Roman Empire because of his maintained standing army and new system for governing provinces. This is important because he was one of the greatest rulers so the senate gave him a different name.