this module you will study the development of Rome from a small village
to the greatest empire of the ancient world. You will learn about
the Roman army whose might and organization allowed Rome to conquer
the vast area that became the Roman Empire. You will also learn about
Roman diplomacy, which allowed the Romans to govern their empire and
its many different cultures. Although the Roman Empire developed a
rich culture, you will see that it also had a dark underside. In the
second section of this module, you will expand your knowledge of this
topic as you complete a research report on life in Ancient Rome.
Before you begin this module, check out the Getting
Started Guide. Here you will find information to help you complete
this module successfully.