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How Did The Romans Change Britain?

What changed after the Roman Invasion of Britain.

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How Did The Romans Change Britain?
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What have the Romans ever done for Britain? Loads. This episode of History ticks off some of the ways Britain changed forever after the Roman invasion.


Vocabulary:

• BOOTY
Any valuable things or money stolen by an army at war or by thieves.

• SLAVE
A person who is legally owned by someone else and has to work for that person.

• LEAD
A chemical element that is a very heavy, soft, dark grey, poisonous metal, used especially in the past on roofs and for pipes and also for protection against radiation.

• TIN
A chemical element that is a silver-coloured metal, often combined with other metals or used to cover and protect other metals.

• AD
Abbreviation for Anno Domini : a Latin phrase meaning "in the year of the Lord", which is used when referring to a year after Jesus Christ was born.

• SCRAP
A fight or argument, especially a quick, noisy one about something not important.

• TO SOAK UP
To absorb or enjoy something.

• THE BULK OF
Most of something.

• WHOPPING
Extremely large.

• PLUM
A small, round fruit with a smooth, usually red-purple skin, sweet flesh, and a single large seed.

• LANDLORD
A person or organization that owns a building or an area of land and is paid by other people for the use of it.

• SUSTAIN
To cause or allow something to continue for a period of time.


Source: English Heritage

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