Consisted of former magistrates, ex-consuls,
-praetors, and -questors, this was
the most powerful portion of the Roman Republic. They were also the only
branch who was able to develop a consistent long-term policy. They took into
consideration all public matters, but their focus was on foreign policy and
Assembly of Centuries:
A group which declared war and peace, and elected
the magistrates or public officials who oversaw the daily affairs of government.
Assembly of Tribes:
35 tribes, 4 elected 10 officials called tribunes.
They could veto any acts they felt were contrary to the public interest.
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