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Roman Legacies

Roman legacy that brought fresh water into the city. Aqueducts
The device used by the Romans to make roads as straight as possible. Groma
The device used by the Romans to measure the angle of the aqueducts. Chorobate
The most important part of the arch. keystone
A type of Roman architecture used throughout the empire especially in aqueducts. arches
The Pantheon portrays this type of architecture. dome
The Jefferson Memorial is similar to this Roman building. The Pantheon
The U.S. Capitol Building is similar to this Roman building. St. Peter's Basilica
How was Rome strengthened by Roman entertainment? It made the people happy and less likely to revolt.
How was Rome strengthened by Roman aqueducts? It made the people happier and healthier.
What was the Circus Maximus mainly used for? Chariot Racing
Why were Roman roads raised slightly in the center? to allow water to drain to the sides
What made Roman roads so much stronger? They were constructed in layers of stone.
Who built the Roman roads? The army with help from slaves and prisoners.
Who fought in the Colosseum? Gladiators
What construction material was invented by the Romans? concrete
How did Roman roads keep Rome better protected? It helps the army move faster throughout the empire.
Why did aqueduct builders use tunnels? To move water through mountains.
How does the Colosseum impact future generations? Modern day stadiums are modeled after the Colosseum.
What is a historical legacy? Something accomplished or created that impacts future generations.
Created by: Mrs.Love



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