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WALT: Find out how the Roman army helped to expand the Roman Empire.

Steps to Success:

  • I can explain how the Roman Empire expanded over time.
  • I can evaluate how the Roman army contributed to the expansion of the empire.


The Roman Empire grew massively from its humble beginnings in the city of Rome. There are several reasons for this. Today, we’re going to focus on how the powerful, organised, and advanced (for the time) Roman Army helped facilitate this expansion. Attention!