Why Did Agustus To Build An Empire

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Rome was a very unique place. It began long ago as a city in the center of Italy, on the Italian Peninsula. Soon enough, Rome grew into a kingdom. In Rome’s growth, there were many geographical advantages such as the Tiber River which provided trade and travel due to the ford, the mountain ranges that protected Rome from harsh weather and from attacks, and lastly the climate was very cool and rainy winters. Tarquin was the last ruler of Rome. He was a very harsh ruler and because of the bad experiance that the Romans had with him...the kingdom turned into a republic. Agustus brought an end to the Roman republic and created an Empire. Agustus had many accomplishes. Some examples are that he had a standing army and he helped promot art and culture.

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