Create a TV interview in which you ask a politician today how his or her ideas of government have been influenced by the ancient Romans. Interview a classmate who will play the role of a politician living in modern times.
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Caesar Augustus was the first emperor of Rome. His reign, a time of peace, was known as the "Pax Romana."
The Forum was the busiest part of Rome. Its building housed temples, shops, and government meeting places. There were also many monuments to gods and emperors.
Empress Theodora worked for justice and fairness for women. She helped her husband, Justinian, carry out his policies.
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