Also I’ve was already in the army so if I leave the British might punish me for being a patriot. The second reason I am going to reenlist is because Washington needs more men. About half of the people are getting sick ( Busch page
The Ancient Romans were exceptional warriors and ruled over most of what is modern day Europe, Africa and Asia. Although it seemed that they could only profit from all the land they had amassed, it was quite the contrary and their gains marked the beginning of the end. The decline of the Roman Empire can be linked to host of reasons all of which are debated by historians. Of those reasons, the sheer size of the Roman Empire, the third century crisis and invasions in the hands of their enemies are at the forefront.
The Sui and Tang dynasties took over as some of the most glorious periods in Chinese history. Rome was supplementary more disruptive than the collapse of Hna China. Due to Rome being incredibly drastic, the civilization left only the memory of the greatest in Western tradition. Another difference arises from the base of the civilizations collapsing. Rome was “human symptom” based; on the tombstones of Roman citizens were phrases suggesting the spread of downfall and defeat that provided a despondency of the afterlife (contributing to the decay of religion mentioned in the previous paragraph).
This revolution could have been completely avoided had there been one simple variable changed and the outcome could have saved a lot of lives. The french revolution happened to start because of the American Revolution and other wars and military spending. The two main causes of the lack of wealth in France was the kings Louis XV and Louis XVI along with the militaries profuse amount of spending. Since France didn 't have enough money to feed their people, their people decided
Antony introduces an unprecedented item to the mob, Caesar’s will. Antony initially refuses to read Caesar’s will stating, “O, what would come of it?” (3.2.158) and “I fear I wrong the honorable men” (3.2.163). Without even reading the will Antony implies that it will have damning evidence against Brutus and
It was not easy for the British to collect these new taxes as they were met with resistance, so much that they had to send in more soldiers to help the representatives of the British government perform their jobs safely. Being taxed more made the colonists start having revolutionary thoughts towards their British
Economic problems, overexpansion, division of the empire, loss of traditional values, government corruption, weakening of Roman legions, and barbarian invasions are the primary forces that lead to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. Historians have made other speculation such as natural disasters and lead poisoning, but these degrees played a small role in the fall of Rome in comparison to military, economic, and administrative factors. The Roman
So how did this great empire fall? No one thing made it collapse, but rather several factors that slowly deteriorated Rome until it was no longer sustainable. First, Several internal factors led to the downfall of Rome. One was the moral deterioration in the Roman citizen. As Livy,
Machiavelli’s traits are occasionally powerful especially “it’s better than being feared than loved”, while its effect is merely temporary that leaders often lose its power after a short time of their glory and dominance. As a conclusion, Machiavellian thoughts can be manifested through out politics today, however in Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar”, all the characters lose their power and fame, as if it’s their fate. Not only the characters from Julius Caesar, modern day dictators such as Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler ruled over fear along with Machiavellian qualities, which seemed to be glorious in the beginning. However, they both faced a catastrophic end at last. Likewise, leaders should not cling to a particular method, since there is no right answer to be a good
The Treaty of Versailles forced Germany to pay for damages to France and Great Britain. Additionally, Germany’s economy collapsed as the Great Depression settled in. When Hitler declared World War II, the rich business owners would side with him because it would profit them the most. Despite withdrawing from the war early, Russia suffered severely due to
He collected taxes without the consent of the estates general in order establish many things, fund a series of wars, build a bigger and stronger military and to build his palace, the Palace of Versailles, when it was built he insisted that the nobles spend more time there (Doc 2). This eventually led the nobles into debt because they spent most of their time and money at the Palace of Versailles. The nobles being in debt meant that they lost status and power, which ultimately fed the basis for the French Revolution. Document 3 states; “The aftermath of the revocation was disastrous for France. Many of those who abjured [gave up] their Protestant religion repented of their weakness.
1. While most believe that the assassination of the Arch-Duke Francis Ferdinand was the sole event that caused the out break of World War I, there were many other underlying events that created the trouble between the major European powers. (section 25-1, Spielvogel). One of the major underlying causes was nationalism. While most thought that every nationality having their own nation-state would help people get along it did nothing but cause even more competition.
Rome was a very powerful empire, but eventually fell because of one thing, weak political leadership. Weak political leadership was the main reason why Rome fell and it was more of a chain because when there is bad leadership then there is bad military and more invaders. The invasions got more effective and hurt the empire a lot more than it should have at that time. First of all Rome went from a republic to a empire with all the power and rights from the people slowly slipping away to the all powerful emperors at the end. Emperors did not want to share any power with the people which was very bad because they only paid attention to power, for example how Julius Caesar get kill/assassinated on March 15, 44 BCE in Rome, Italy.
The Fall of the Roman Empire The Roman Empire fell in 476 C.E ,no one knows the exact reason why rome fell but there are some ideas. There are many reasons why Rome fell, here are 3 things that contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire. The Roman Empire fell because of disasters and diseases, military weaknesses, and weak leadership. To start off, disasters and diseases contributed to the fall of Rome because they cause many deaths and may destroy the cities, leaving Rome vulnerable to attacks and making the government pay for the damages. According to Document F written by Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline of the Roman Empire, “The resulting diseases decimated the population.
Rome was the center of one of the world's greatest empires. It began as an unremarkable settlement. Rome had become powerful by conquering territory. But Rome soon discovered that size has its problems. Controlling an expanded empire, meant a need for more food, clothing, weapons and supplies.