Why Did Rome Fall

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Rome did not fall over night it was a gradual decline. Rome suffered from conflicts within and conflicts that were external. Rome had suffered from a lack of strong leaders. Most of the he emperors did not spend enough time trying to fix the problems that the empires had, and instead had their interest else ware. Because of one emperor Rome started to higher mercenaries to defend itself, costs started adding up and causing the economy to become unstable. The natural disasters that occurred killed many and helped crumble the empire. Citizenship had extended to most people in the empire but it did not have the title it once did. Citizenship did not have many benefits anymore, anyone who became a citizen was heavily taxed by the empire.
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