Historians debate the exact point in Roman history at which the Roman Republic ended and the Empire began. In your opinion when did the Roman Republic end and the Roman Empire begin?
Use specific historical examples to support your answer. Hint: In order to answer this question you must explain how you define the Roman Republic and Empire.
Please answer the question in approximately 2-3 thoughtful pages (650-1000 words). The best answers will contain specific historical examples from your course work as well as textual
evidence including direct primary source quotes with analysis. Make sure to cite your sources!
50% of your grade will be based on your Introduction alone. Make your introduction contains the three essential elements.
1. Historical context (make sure to include date and place)
2. Thesis (please make sure it is specific and that it answers (not asks) your question. Underline your thesis).
3. Methodology (how are you going to prove your thesis? What will you cover in your paper?)