Julius Caesar: The Turning Point Of The Empire

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Julius Caesar's choice to cross the Rubicon River was the turning point of the empire. It showed the world that Caesar was going to stop at nothing to expand his Empire in all directions and was "here to stay and expand." Caesar was pushing to expand across the continent with little resistance. Caesar Could have taken more than just one legion in stages but his choice may have cost him if he had he could have drawn unnecessary attention to the army which could have resulted in more battles than originally planned so i think in the long run his choice of only taking a single legion was a good choice. Also, the choice let the legion be more manuverable and efficient with supplies they took less troops equals less supplies needed for the journey
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