answers 20.4

55BC

  1. Who was living in Britain in 55BC?  The Celts
  2. Who was the leader of the Roman leader in Gaul?   Julius Caesar
  3. Why didn’t the Romans land at Dover, as they had planned?  Lots of Celts were waiting there
  4. When the Roman army landed, what did the soldiers have to cope with that they weren’t used to?  They landed on a beach and had to fight in the water

54BC

5. How many legions were sent over in 54BC?  5 legions

6. What was it about Britain at that time that made it easier for the Romans to fight?  The Celts were not prepared

7. What was the peaceful solution on offer to the tribes?  The Romans would not attack the tribes if the Celts gave them money

8. What was the good thing about the invasion in 54BC?  The Romans had to leave early to fight in Gaul. Roman traders came to Britain.

AD43

9. Why did Emperor Claudius want to invade Britain?  To make the Roman Empire bigger and show how powerful he was

10. Where did the Roman soldiers set up camp in the south?  Hod Hill

11. What evidence is there of a fierce battle at Maiden Castle?  There are lots of remains of enemy soldiers in the cemetery at Maiden Castle

 

  X10 X100 X1000
3 30 300 3000
40 400 4000 40000
53 530 5300 53000
6.1 61 610 6100
23.5 235 2350 23500
2.34 23.4 234 2340
17.85 178.5 1785 17850
4.01 40.1 401 4010

 

  ÷10 ÷100 ÷1000
6000 600 60 6
12000 1200 120 12
5400 540 54 5.4
11300 1130 113 11.3
2738 273.8 27.38 2.738
647 64.7 6.47 0.647
298 29.8 2.98 0.298
402 40.2 4.02 0.402