CRST Learning Act. 2.docx - Ashley Rooney CSTU 101-B27 Learning Activity 2 The ancient Romans were some of the most developed people of their time They

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Ashley Rooney CSTU 101-B27 Learning Activity 2 9/15/18 The ancient Romans were some of the most developed people of their time. They were always searching to make way of life simpler and more efficient. If one country had discovered a faster way to dig wells, the Romans quickly adapted and learned the new way. They were not afraid to learn from other people different than their own. This made the Romans extremely pragmatic. Along with the Romans’ extremely open-mindedness they were also the inventors of many useful items still used today that show of the greatness of pragmaticism in the Empire of Rome. Three achievements that show the Romans pragmatism all take different forms of engineering. One achievement were Roman roads. Roads were constructed using heavy stones mixed with gravel. It has been shown that over 50,000 miles of highways were built by the Romans. These roads were used for carriage traffic, pedestrians and more. A second achievement was the use of sewers. They were constructed by stone pipes which kept smell at bay and leakage away
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