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In another way the location of Rome was most desirable. It was beside the Tiber, and for that reason the Romans could carry on trade with all the districts through which the Tiber and its branches flowed. Moreover, it was far enough from in Italy 34 STORY OF THE ROMAN PEOPLE No other town had so many advantages. There was one great disadvantage, however, and this was that the people were not united. Servius Tullius had done a good deal to bring them together when he admitted all landowners to the army, but the old distinction of patricians and plebeians was by no means forgotten, and the patricians still had many privileges which were not shared by the plebeians.

The patricians agreed to these terms, and they and the plebeians made a treaty as formally as if they had been two nations. The hill where this meeting was held received the name of debtors made who cannot pay; They second, to free those slaves; and, third, to the Sacred Mountain. At its summit an were offered to Jupiter. was not long before the number was built and of plebeian tribunes was altar sacrifices It HOW THE PLEBEIANS WON THEIR RIGHTS increased to ten; and, moreover, plebeian chosen who os'diles 37 were also aided the tribunes and cared for the streets and public records, and superintended the public games.

Eight "wicked ten" were banAppius Claudius and one other committed suicide. ished. The plebeians had of the their tribunes; "Va-le'ri-o-Ho-ra'tian Laws," so and a later the little named from the consuls Valerius and Horatius, who tribunes the right to at the door of the senate house, listen to sit secured their passage, gave the whatever went on, and say, Veto ure of which they did not approve. (I forbid it) to , More than any meas- this, they de- creed that whatever resolutions the plebeian assembly of tribes passed should The become laws.

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