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Pax Romana

History isn’t all bloodshed! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the historical period called the Pax Romana. You’ll learn what the phrase means, how long the period lasted, and what happened during that time. Find out who created the peace and how the peace allowed to Romans to make great advances in government, law, engineering, and literature. You’ll also find out what bureaucracy is, and how it allowed Rome to rule a vast empire. Plus, discover what great engineering advances the Romans made during the Pax Romana, and see some similarities between the Roman and modern legal systems. Finally, you’ll learn how the Pax Romana ended! Peace!

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