Roman roads

Ancient Roman roads! Food as learning exercises are AWESOME!!!

Roman road construction with snack food. The link is useless, but the visual kind of tells its own story.

Cross Section of a Roman Road                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Roman roads --notice the various layers? These roads were built to last. years later some are still in use!

Story of the World: 28B |. Making a dessert road !

Story of the World: 28B

Roman roads connected the remote corners of Europe to the heart of the Empire, the city of Rome. Road systems enabled not only the military, but also ideas, goods, and people to travel throughout Europe at a speed never experienced before.

Roman road at Blackstone Edge in Lancashire, England

whatilearntfromqi: “ Straight roads were invented in the Iron Age. Although, the Romans can rightly claim to have made longer road networks. Another proof that roads weren’t invented by the Romans,.

Chapter 28:Step-by-step instructions, with photos, on how to build a model of a Roman road.

How to Build a Model of a Roman Road

How to Build a Model of a Roman Road - Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers

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The Roman army built the roads by layering sand, cement and stone. They created durable roads that lasted long after the fall of Rome.

The Roman Empire made great advancements in transportation through the use of roads. These roads allowed for easier trade and effective travel between cities.  Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_roads

The Roman Empire made great advancements in transportation through the use of Etruscan roads

Why do Brits Drive on the Left? It has do do with Romans.

Why Do Drivers in the UK Drive on the Left?

Roman roads in Britain--website has fascinating old maps showing everything from How British the Britons Feel to Commuter Maps.

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