1. Consider the political, religious, and military offices Julius Caesar held before he was elected consul. Choose two of these offices and explain the duties and responsibilities of the holders of the office and how Caesar used them to his political advantage.
2. Why did the Senate and the standing consuls wish to deprive Caesar of his governorship of Gaul (an effort that precipitated a Roman civil war)?
3. How did Caesar gain popular support at the end of the civil war (after his defeat of Pompeius).
4. What were Caesar’s actions and behavior that led to his assassination?