Republics follow a set pattern laid out due to the events that occur to them and the interests this generates.

Further reading:

Rubicon, by Tom Holland
Dan Carlin’s Death Throe’s of the Republic
The History of Rome

Video

 

Sources

Revolt against a foreign king

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/3b-the-seven-kings-of-rome.html

 

Tarquin, Etruscan king of Rome

http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/leaderstz/g/102610-Tarquin-The-Proud.htm

George III

http://www.revolutionary-war.net/king-george-iii.html

 

Establish a republic

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/4-the-public-thing.html

 

War against the neighbours

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/5-trials-and-tribunlations.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/8-decades-of-gloom.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/9-a-trojan-war.html

 

The capital is sacked

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/10-barbarians-at-the-gate.html

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-troops-set-fire-to-the-white-house

 

Recovery and conquest of the continent

 

http://www.history.com/topics/westward-expansion

 

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/9-a-trojan-war.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/13-the-latin-war.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/15a-the-second-samnite-war.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/15b-the-second-samnite-war.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/16-the-third-samnite-war.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/17-pyrrhic-victories-.html

 

Rome in 250 BC

https://jryantheaed.wordpress.com/2015/06/12/when-in-rome/

 

Foreign wars

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/19-prelude-to-the-first-punic-war.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/22–prelude-to.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/25–the-syrain.html

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/26-the-third-ma.html

http://www.history.com/topics/spanish-american-war

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II

 

Hegemon

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/06/us-military-bases-around-the-world-119321

http://woodsman2b.deviantart.com/art/Roman-Republic-in-100-BC-410634151

 

Internal problems (1:55, 7:30) – The success of the state is not being fairly distributed across each group

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/28–taking-stoc.html

 

Tiberius Graccus (6:00, 12:45)

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/29–tiberius-gr.html

https://www.jfklibrary.org/JFK/JFK-in-History/JFK-on-the-Economy-and-Taxes.aspx

 

Gaius Graccus (12:00)

http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/2008/11/30–gaius-gracc.html

Sound familiar? 2:30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpnnY5exStE


The US is an Oligarchy

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10769041/The-US-is-an-oligarchy-study-concludes.html

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