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The Punic Wars Rome’s expansion began with a series of wars against. In the First Punic War, Rome conquered the Carthaginians. However, in the Second Punic War, the Carthaginians sent.
Hannibal Hannibal invaded with and a mighty army. At first, Hannibal did well against the Romans, but eventually, he lost and Carthage surrendered to Rome.
From 3 to 1 Rome created a leadership of its executive branch with Crassus, Pompey, and. However, Crassus died in battle. The Senate chose to rule next but Caesar invaded and took control.
From Republic to Empire In 44BC, Julius Caesar tried to declare himself of Rome. – He was killed by his own friends for it. Later, his nephew,, defeated Marc Antony and Cleopatra at Actium. – He, then, declared himself dictator, renamed himself “Augustus” and expanded the Republic into an.