Who Is The Most Powerful Empire

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Rome was the most powerful and influential empire because of its military, government, and economy. Rome’s military was powerful and efficient due to its organization, discipline, and the weapon knowledge that all soldiers were taught. Roman government was influential with the creation of a new form of government that turned out to be very efficient. Also, Rome 's economy, however not very complex was a major factor in the expansion of the Roman Empire. Rome had a very powerful and influential military that was "the most effective and long-lived military institution known to history" and was feared greatly among its enemies. A factor that made it so powerful was the roman soldiers were disciplined, disciplined to the point that if commanded to hold a position, the soldiers would do so or give their lives before disobeying a command. This factor earned the respect and trust between ranks, giving the soldiers the feeling of being…show more content…
Ancient Rome was a slave based economy whose main concern was feeding the vast number of citizens and legionaries who populated the Mediterranean region. Agriculture and trade dominated Roman economic fortunes. Most people in the Roman world were farmers. Some of the people who worked on farms were slaves but most were free. They grew wheat and barley,and olives and grapes and apples, onions and celery. While the production and transportation of foods dominated the trading industry, there was also a vast exchange of other goods from all parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The prosperity of the Empire and many of it citizens generated a need for luxurious and exotic imports. Silks from China and the Far East, cotton and spices from India, Ivory and wild animals from Africa, vast amounts of mined metals from Spain and Britain, fossilized amber gems from Germany and slaves from all over the world discovered that all roads did indeed "lead to
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