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The Romans landed at Richborough and advanced into the south and midland areas of Britain, establishing military bases that would become towns and cities. The Romans introduced taxes that would help to pay for their other campaigns.
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4 June 2007

Classroom Ideas

Children could create their own map showing how the Romans invaded Britain. Children could write accounts from the point of view of a Celtic person who now lived under Roman rule and had to pay taxes. They will have to think carefully about how their life would have changed.

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