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  • In this lesson, we will learn about how the Roman Empire became so powerful. We will begin by looking at what an empire is and then look at how the Roman Empire first began. Finally, we will learn about how it became the most powerful empire in the western world.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about one of the most famous Romans in history -Julius Caesar. We will explore his personal accomplishments, his war with Gaul and how he became the dictator of the Roman Empire.
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  • In this lesson we we will learn about what life was like before the Romans arrived in Britain. We will also learn about how historians have been able to learn about this period of history.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about how the Romans conquered Britain. We will begin by looking at why Emperor Claudius chose to invade Britain and the key differences between the Roman and Celtic armies. Finally we will look at how the Romans built towns and cities across Britain.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about why Boudicca lead a revolt against the Romans. We will begin by looking at who the Iceni tribe were and then look at how the Romans responded to the death of the Iceni King. Finally, we will find out how Boudicca fought back against the Romans.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about how the Romans changed Britain. We will begin by looking at how the Romans built roads and then look at how they introduced new methods to keep their towns and cities clean. Finally, we will explore how the Romans governed Britain.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about the religious beliefs of the Romans. We will begin by looking at the similarities and differences between the Romans and the Celts. We will then find out what the Imperial Cult was and finally look at the fascinating story of how Christianity spread across Roman England.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about how Roman beliefs were similar to those of the Ancient Greeks. We will begin by looking at how the Ancient Greeks influenced Roman religion. Finally, we will look at how the Ancient Greeks influenced Roman culture.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about why the Romans left Britain. We will begin by looking at why the Roman Empire was split in two and then explore the reasons why Roman soldiers began to leave Britain. Finally we will look at the different causes of the collapse of the Roman Empire.
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  • In this lesson we will learn about the different ways in which life in Britain remained the same after the Roman invasion. We will begin by looking at how normal life continued for many people in Britain and then look at how the invasion changed the lives of the rich. Finally, we will explore how the Roman invasion continues to impact us today.
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