by Laura Cumbie, Concordia University

The purpose of this webquest is to help students understand how ancient Rome influenced our Country and to develop an appreciation for how the influence of ancient Rome helped to shape our own civilization.

Introduction

So have you ever wondered what led people to begin creating roads, have you ever wondered where we got the names for the days of the week or the month. Perhaps you've had the chance to go to the art museum and after seeing the art there wondered when artists began to create beautiful frescoes, murals and mosaics. If you have ever wonder about these things, or just wanted to learn more about the ancient civilizations that have influenced our own society then this is the webquest for you. In this webquest you will have the chance to learn about ancient Rome and its legacy, which has helped to influence the society we live in today.