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The fall of the Roman Empire did not happen because of one reason. A number of factors contributed to the weakening of the state before if finally crumbled in the West in the late 5th century. It would continue in the East for many centuries though culturally it would evolve into something quite different than the Rome of Caesar.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ Splitting of the Empire into East and West
♦ Government Corruption
♦ Economic Problems of Unemployment and Slavery
♦ Weakening of the Roman Army
♦ Barbarian Invasions
♦ Attila the Hun
♦ A Brief Epilogue about the Byzantium Empire
There are seven links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~ 43 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
This class takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.