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Rise of the Roman Empire

Take our word for it — It wasn’t built in a day! In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll find out just how long it did take to build Rome as Tim and Moby introduce you to the rise of the Roman Empire. You’ll learn what came before the Empire and why that preceding government was no longer working. You’ll learn who Julius Caesar was, what he did to made him so powerful, and what happened when he returned to Rome. Plus, find out why the Senate had him killed, and see who succeeded him as emperor. Finally, you’ll find out how power was divided up in the Empire and how such a long and bloody struggle gave way to 200 years of peace and prosperity! Long live the Romans!

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