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2 08, 2017

Republic of Genoa – Medieval Italy

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Republic of Genoa: Medieval drawing of the city of Genoa, Italy (1493) Genoa in the Early Middle Ages Around 900 AD, the Holy Roman Empire began to lose control of Italy, and Genoa was among the Italian cities that got their independence about this time. Holy Roman Empire The Fatimids All our medieval Europe articles Genoa became [...]

29 06, 2017

What is a republic? Definition – representative government

By |2018-01-31T09:27:43-07:00June 29th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Hasdrubal, a Carthaginian general Definition of a republic In a republic, instead of voting directly about what they want to do, as in a democracy, people instead vote for people to represent them. Then those people decide what to do. Carthage in Africa The world's first republic may have been Carthage, in North [...]