Farmers weren't able to trade to get grains because the roads weren't in great shape because the roman republic didn't have a lot of tax money.

good website for starvation in the us- Gives a good graph!

Wickstrom, James P. "Impending Starvation in the United States." Wake up U.S. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

"FRAC - Hunger in the U.S." Food Research & Action Center. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

"Hunger in America: 2011 United States Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics." World Hunger Notes Homepage. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

"Hunger Report 2010." Feeding America: Hunger-Relief Charity | Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

Silent Killer Film - The Unfinished Campaign Against Hunger. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

"Childhood Hunger in the United States." The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

"11 Facts About Hunger in the U.S. | Do Something." Volunteer | Do Something. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.