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Secession of the Plebs

Art Hazelwood


Having returned home in 494 BC after fighting to defend Rome, the Plebians found that the aristocracy had stolen their land and sold them in debt slavery. They deserted the city and set up a people's council and began the long struggle for equality in Rome.

Printed at the worker-owned Stumptown Printers, Portland, OR.

This is #41 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

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