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Chapter 13, Lesson 4: Greece and Rome (pp. 420-424)

I. Greek Influence on Rome

II. Roman Genius

    A. Rome mastered the skills of military organization, legal administration, and engineering.

    B. The Roman military was determined, disciplined, and able to wage long battles.

    C. Roman engineers built roads that still in use, perfected the arch, invented concrete, built aqueducts, and developed surveying.

    D. The Romans developed a legal system with courts, judges, and lawyers that has served as the model for modern-day legal systems in many parts of the world.

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