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Even if the document is long, look at the question that goes with the document and scan through the document to try and find the answer
Document 1-Rome entered a period of peace during the reign of Augustus Caesar called the Pax Romana.
“Everywhere roads are traced, every district is known, every country opened to commerce.… the fields are planted, the marshes drained. There are now as many cities as there were once solitary cottages. Villages and towns have lost their terrors. Wherever there is a trace of life, there are houses, well-ordered governments and civilized life.”
Throughout history different civilizations have contributed to the cultural and intellectual life of humanity. These periods are often called Golden Ages, as a society enjoys not only cultural and intellectual achievements, but also stable government and a strong economy.