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Roman Empire Dbq Essay

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The Roman Empire and today's world, very different worlds, but did you know effects from the Romans are still around today? Three of the impacts can be small things to things we take for granted, like building safety, or building limits, or the laws we follow everyday, or lastly water systems, to blueprints and public squares. The Roman Empire has effected our world in lots of ways, one of the biggest was there government, some of their laws are still used around the world, and in the United States of America. In document 4, the text describes their twelve tables, " The penalty shall be capital punishment for a judge who has been found guilty of receiving a bribe". This shows how it was illegal to bribe a judge,back in Roman times, and is still against the law in today's time. Another major way the Romans have effected our lives is …show more content…

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  • Explains that the roman empire and today's world are very different worlds, but did you know effects from romans are still around today?
  • Explains how the roman empire has impacted our world in lots of ways, one of the biggest being their government, some of their laws are still used around the world, and in the united states of america.
  • Analyzes how the romans have effected our lives through their architecture. they had restrictions that are still vaguely used today.
  • Analyzes how the romans have changed our world through engineering, including aqueducts, arches, concrete, theaters and porticos. the roman forum and today's public squares are different.
  • Explains that the roman empire and today may seem like totally different worlds, but they are actually very similar, from safety, to water systems and public places.

In document 2, the picture shows an aqueduct, the Romans system of bringing water to the city, to make sure that they were strong, the Romans used arches and concrete, and in document 1 the text states how Augusts had built a new forum,"In addition he erected so many theaters, porticos, and other buildings...". Document 2 shows how today we use water systems to get water and plumbing, although we don't still have aqueducts, we have sewers, and pipes to transport water and waste, in document 1 it shows how we still have public squares with theaters and shops, although their isn't any laws posted in public squares, the Roman forum and today's public squares are different, they have some similarities, like business and entertainment. The Roman Empire and today may seem like totally different worlds, but they are actually very similar, from safety, to water systems and public places, from the laws that the government is based on. The Roman Empire was so big that it still effects people's lives today, and are lives would be drastically different without

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