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    This paper aims to define causes of decline and fall of The Western Roman Empire through analyzing wide range of factors including its military failures, economic crisis, interior and exterior pressures. The Western Roman Empire which become known as The Holy Roman Empire established vast and powerful state through fighting with their neighbors and expanding its territories over its time of over five hundred years. But eventually, certain important political and economic problems emerged which crashed down the one of the history’s most legendary empires. Numerous great historians have tried to explain the causes of the decline of this great empire. According to the scientist Louis West (1932), the important reason was the army that had eaten…

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    centuries, the Roman Empire was a powerful and successful civilization. It was successful because of a flourishing economy, well trained and loyal army, and an efficient form of government. However, as the empire became too large to govern, it eventually split into two, the Western and Eastern, and due to various economic, military, and political reasons, the empire declined to a level where the Western Empire even fell to foreign invaders. One of the reasons the Roman Empire fell was due to…

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    influential and dominant Roman Empire fell due to overexpansion which led to the Empire being split and created vulnerability among the Empire. When Romulus Augustus died, the Roman Empire lost sight of their polytheistic and slave driven society, which lead to disagreement of right and wrong amidst the people. After Romulus Augustus no one man was able to govern the whole Roman Empire, this forced Diocletian to divide Rome into two Empires, the Western and Eastern Empire. Once Rome had lost…

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    The decline of the Roman Empire had four main causes. The four main cause were Military, Social, Political, and Economic. However, I believe that two of the cause had more of an influence than the other two. These two causes are Political since it was corrupted by not just the Emperor but the Emperor bodies as well, also Economical since they were overspending for the military which leads to a noticeable difference between the classes. The size of the Roman made it difficult for one man to…

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    The Roman Empire was on of the most powerful and well recognized empires in history. The fall of the roman empire just goes to show that even the most powerful things have major weaknesses. The decline and fall of Rome was primarily due to the economical problems of the Romans. Rome’s economical problems were a result of the overgrowth of the Roman empire. This was once the sign of Rome’s successfulness but becomes one of their biggest weaknesses. As the empire got bigger the military needed to…

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    The Decline of Rome The most significant factors that contributed to the downfall of the Western Roman Empire were barbarian invasions due to a weakened military and a shrinking population that held resentment towards Rome. These problems converged and created a domino effect that eventually toppled the dignified Roman Empire. Rome had lost the essence of what made the Roman empire Roman. This included a disciplined and driven military made of confident soldiers who believed in the power of…

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    Throughout history the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has been widely analyzed and researched. For generations, historians have sought out the great flaw that led to the collapse of this once monumental civilization. One primary contributor to this effort was Edward Gibbon whose six volume discourse The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was pivotal in societies attempt to understand this great tragedy. Gibbon’s arguments on the flawed power system in the empire caused…

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    The two main causes of the fall of the Roman empire (suggested by Edward Gibbon) are the adoption of Christianity and the economic decline. Although there are many different theories of what could have happened (and it's undoubtedly more than one thing), these are two of the most important factors that led to Rome's decline. Religion was an issue that caused a lot of conflict in Rome. Most of it started when Israel became occupied by Romans. It had been conquered many times before, but was…

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    The Roman Empire went through battles with other countries but the empire declined due to its self-corruption. The Roman Empire had a failing economy because of the slavery, the expensive taxes burdened on the people, and the amounts of money they government would spend. The Roman Empire had many issues with its society, which caused its army to become weak. The people of the Roman Empire were one of the biggest reasons why the previously frail Roman Empire fell. Society corrupted itself with…

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    What is commonly referred to as the “fall of Rome” wasn’t at its essence a fall at all. It was a gradual decline, following years, decades, even centuries of conquering peoples and acquirement of riches. Throughout the centuries, the Roman Empire had many RISES and declines as does any world power that survives for as long as the Roman Empire did. The question is why this decline was the last decline, what led Rome to a point that the Empire failed to recover as it had in the past. Roman armies…

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