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					              Concrete
  Romans   were the first to invent concrete
Concrete is made out of mostly limestone an
       granite with a mixture of water
                Mosaics
 Mosaics are colored tiles and glass stuck
  together to make a picture
 Most Romans would make mosaics in
  temples or other worship places
            aqueducts
 Aqueducts are used to transport
  water
 Roman aqueducts were simply
  built to be a tunnel, arcade, wall,
  or pipeline
 Our biggest aqueduct is from
  colorado to california
                 Dome
 Domes may look circular in a way, but they
  are made by putting arches put together
 Romans mostly put domes on top of
  buildings
 Now today we have a dome that somewhat
  helps the enviorment its called a bio dome
                    Bridges
 Romans built bridges for the army to get
  around faster
 Thanks to Romans we can build bridges
  over gaps in the earth and over bodies of
  land for transportation


 The   end

				
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