In the moments following Caesar's death, what do the conspirators proclaim to justify their deed?

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After Caesar’s death, the conspirators, beginning with Cinna, proclaim liberty and that tyranny perpetrated by Caesar is dead. Cassius seconds this proclamation. Brutus, on the other hand, states that Caesar’s ambition and the consequences have now been eliminated and so the senators should not be afraid because what they did was right and good for the republic. They justify their deed by...

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After Caesar’s death, the conspirators claim that with Caesar’s death tyranny has ended in Rome. They shout slogans like ‘Peace, Liberty, Freedom and Enfranchisement’. They say that although Caesar was a great man, he had become too ambitious.

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