Mark the statement if it describes how Rome's common people reacted to the problems that they experienced. Choose all answers that are correct. a. They banded together, called themselves plebeians, and demanded political power. b. They left Rome and built their own city. c. They refused to fight in the army. d. They refused to repay their debt and reclaimed any land they had lost.
The answer is a. During the early days only the rich were the ones who had all the rights. They were also the only ones who could hold public office. The commoners were often bore the brunt of society’s demands yet they did not have any rights. Finally they rose in revolt and demanded equal standings with the nobility.