The Rome's Three-Branch System

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The Roman Empire is considered to be one of the greatest empires in all of history. During its centuries long run, the empire was able to conquer and rule large portions of Europe and Africa. As such, the Roman Empire is often used as the model for the creation of a successful government. The United States, a modern major power, has a government that closely mirrors of ancient Rome. The three-branch system currently used by the US government was originally a concept created and developed by the Romans. The composition of each of the three branches is also very similar in the US and Roman governments. In the executive branch, each government has a chief elected officials that serves for a set amount of time and has influence over the military.
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