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Fall of Rome

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Transcript of Fall of Rome

Fall of Rome
Invasions of Barbarian Tribes
The most straightforward reason that the Roman empire fell was a string of major military losses. Rome had fought with "barbarian" tribes for centuries, by the 300s certain groups had invaded into the Empire's borders. Rome suffered from an uprising in the fourth century, king Visigoth Alaric successfully sacked the city of Rome. they spent the next several decades under constant threat.
Economic Troubles and Over Reliance on Slave Labor
Rome was not only falling with attacks from the outside but also with attacks form the inside. The city was fight a loosing battle with an economic crisis. the constant fighting and overspending on war equipment lead to oppressive taxation and a widening gap between the rich and the poor. In hope of avoiding the taxes many people fled the country. A labor deficit also hit the city at the same time. Rome depended on their slave supply but, like everything else in the city the slave supply was also drying up. with the city city faulting and agriculture production in decline the city was falling apart.
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