Why did the Senate and the standing consuls wish to deprive Caesar of his governorship of Gaul (an effort that precipitated the civil war)?

Using the reading from Seutonius answer the following questions.

1. What political, religious, and military offices did Julius Caesar hold before he was elected consul?  Choose two of these offices and explain the duties and responsibilities of the holders of the office. How did Caesar succeed in being elected consul?

2. Why did the Senate and the standing consuls wish to deprive Caesar of his governorship of Gaul (an effort that precipitated the civil war)?

3. How did Caesar gain popular support at the end of the civil war.

4. What were Caesar’s actions and behavior that led to his assassination?