Parallels

The “founding fathers” of the United States consciously emulated the Roman Republic. Witness the creation of the Senate and Washington’s refusal of power, ala Cincinnatus.

I taught history for most of my forty years in the classroom and wonder what Franklin, Adams, Jefferson and Washington would have thought of this comparison between First Century BC Republican Rome and Twenty-First Century AD America:

Rome and America

Rome and America

 

About Joe AuBuchon

I am a retired teacher. Forty years teaching in junior high: History, Wood Shop, Metal Shop, Drafting, English, Computers and Photo-Journalism. My favorite hobbies are photography and reading.
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