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Christianity

Religion based on the teaching of Jesus Christ

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Cement

Invented by the Romans using lime and ash. Used as a building material.

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Cicero

Roman philosopher who wanted Rome to go back to the checks and balances type of government.

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Aqueducts

Raised channel used to carry water from mountains to cities. The Romans used this.

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Major purpose of Roman roads?

Helped them run the empire because the armies, travelers, messengers, and traders used them.

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How does the Roman language (Latin) influence us today?

Latin later developed into the Romance Languages (Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian). Many words in English use parts of Roman/Latin words.