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Roman sewers – ancient Roman toilets, poop, pipes

By |2018-10-12T09:15:07+00:00September 5th, 2017|Romans, Science|

A Roman latrine, feeding into the Roman sewers. Why did the Romans build aqueducts and sewers? In larger Roman towns, people often got sick or died from drinking water that had sewage in it. Sewage is human waste - poop or pee. When people drink water with poop in it, they can get other people's germs. They [...]

Adena history – Native Americans

By |2018-04-21T12:09:34+00:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American|

Adena Great Serpent Mound, Ohio (700 BC - 200 AD) People called the Adena lived along the Ohio river valley (in modern Ohio) during the Early Woodland period, beginning about 700 BC. These people were too far north to grow corn yet at this time. They probably chose leaders in a "big man" system. [...]