The Romans have had almost every type of government there is.
They've had a kingdom, a republic, a dictatorship, and an empire.
Their democracy would be the basis for most modern democracies. The
people have always been involved with and loved their government, no
matter what kind it was. They loved being involved in the government,
and making decisions concerning everyone. In general, the Romans were
very power-hungry. This might be explained by the myth that they are
descended from Romulus, who's father was Mars, the god of war. Their
government loving tendencies have caused many, many civil wars. After
any type of government, the change has been made with a civil war.
There have also been many civil wars between rulers. But it all boils
down to wanting to be involved in government.
When the Greeks finally entered Troy after ten long years of
siege, a man named Aeneas escaped the city with his father, Anchises,
and his son, Ascanius...