- Based on what you learned from your research and what your map shows,
which emperor do you feel was most successful in expanding the Roman Empire?
- Looking at the map you have created, why do you think it was so difficult
for the Romans to maintain control of the empire? List and explain as many
reasons as you can.
- How do you think the sheer size of the Roman Empire contributed to its
- Do you think the Roman Empire could have been more powerful if it had
focused less energy on expansion and more energy on other aspects of the
country's growth? Why?