Why were the Romans so famous? In this BrainPOP UK movie Tim and Moby introduce you to the great achievements of the Roman Republic. In this educational, animated movie, you’ll find out who ran the government, how the leaders were chosen, and how the structure of the Roman Republic lives on today. You’ll learn about the three branches of the Republic, the Senate, Assembly and Consul, and their functions. Plus, in this movie you’ll find out which branch contained the nobles, which branch was made up of elected representatives, and who elected the consuls. You’ll also find out who decided how Rome behaved towards its neighbours, who guarded the rights of the plebeians, and who led the military forces. Finally, you’ll discover what we’ve borrowed from Roman society — and what we’ve left behind. Hint: You’ll all be able to vote once you grow up!