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  • I hate niggers because they are black

    Because niggers because they are black worthless pieces of shit that should be shot because all they want is chicken and i hate chicken so we should kill the niggers because they protest and stupid shit because they don't have jobs and are lazy ass dumb fucking cunts so we should kill niggers

  • It was great

    There was a way to stop the all they had was money but they had a weak leader so that means they needed to step there game up and show that there are wo what they say they are but when the huns came to take over and money was a problem that's when things started to fall apart in rome and that is why I think that this whole thing could of been avoided

  • The fall of Rome was not inevitable

    I believe that the fall of Rome was inevitable because, for example, its economy had had a catastrophic financial crisis and were no longer able to sustain themselves agriculturally and unwilling to adapt. This is related to the failing politics in Rome. The political structure of Rome was very corrupt and dysfunctional. Emperors were not able to utilize the power they should have had over all of Rome, and reform would be extremely difficult because Rome broke up and came into control of local lords.

  • It Was Inevitable

    The start of the fall was when Rome's population fell from around one million to six thousand by 500. Plagues, poisoning, and other things lead to this population decline. Roman luxurious lifestyles and disinterest in producing children also played a role in a lower population. Economics also played a part in this. The economic decline was due to Rome's system of conquest and enslavement. The flow of slaves began to dwindle and slaves were no longer cheap, so estates throughout the Empire could no longer live off the abuse of human resources, which they leaned on heavily. Politics also led to the downfall. Incompetent emperors and oppressive taxation brought the Empire down.

  • The fall of Rome was inevitable

    I believe that the fall of Rome was inevitable because, for example, its economy had had a catastrophic financial crisis and were no longer able to sustain themselves agriculturally and unwilling to adapt. This is related to the failing politics in Rome. The political structure of Rome was very corrupt and dysfunctional. Emperors were not able to utilize the power they should have had over all of Rome, and reform would be extremely difficult because Rome broke up and came into control of local lords.

  • The way they supported their agriculture led to their downfall.

    They way that Rome was using slaves as workers was going to lead to be part of their downfall because the it was the times were changing and rome was left behind. When the flow of cheap slaves began to dry up, estates throughout the Empire could no longer live off the abuse of human resources on which they had formerly depended. They no longer had the resources to continue at the pace that they were.

  • Yes it was inevitable

    Yes, the fall of Rome was inevitable because; all major empires will eventually fall. There was a steady decline in population across the entire empire from the second century CE and on. Looking at economics, economic data point to other factors which doubtlessly contributed to the situation. Well-documented among the travails of third-century Rome—a full two centuries prior to its notorious "fall"—is a particularly long period of financial crisis which inaugurated the slow collapse of the economy in the West.

  • In my opinion the Fall of Rome was inevitable.

    There were too many weak rulers with no clear law of who would rule next. Then there were was also diseases and a famine. Another problem they had was that they put less gold into the coins which made them lose their value so people stopped paying taxes and stopped using money altogether and instead began to barter. Next they also had a temporary paid army instead of a loyal permanent army.

  • Everything fails one day no matter what you try to do to prevent it.

    In my opinion The Fall of Rome was inevitable because there were too many problems that Rome could'nt fix. One of my reasons is because they didn't strong rulers or there was no clear system of who the next ruler would be. Then Rome also had temporary army volunteers instead of loyal permanent paid soldiers. There was also many people who were poor from the famine which made them weaker and there were also some diseases.

  • Government, weather, and tax payment

    Rulers were weak and cruel and kept increasing and decreasing Rome. Taxes were not paid so less weapons were made. Alaric and the Visigoths came into Rome by only one way, the Rhine River froze which acted as a bridge to Rome. Though the Romans could've broke most of the frozen Rhine River they didn't have enough money in the tax payments so there were less tools. Romans could've defended themselves, but they were not trained. The military would've been fighting but they were not paid so before the fall of Rome there were probably a little amount of soldiers, so that means probably most of the people of Rome were running or hiding for their lives. Which didn't work because they were surrounded and things were being burned. The Roman Empire relied on slaves so when it came to battle most likely the slaves refused.

  • A run of bad luck

    Ultimately if you play the game of civilizations long enough you will lose. And thats all you need to do for it to be over. You can overcome crisis after crisis, invasion after invasion, but eventually there will be that perfect storm that brings enough negative elements together that stress your civilization past its breaking point. That however, is true of any civilization. I say not inevitable because in theory rome could have lasted many hundreds of years past the time which it did, unlike those who say yes. Rome had issues yes its true, an unhealthy reliance on mercenaries, environmental change affecting farming, a financial crisis, an outdated slave economy, and rampant corruption. It was certainly having trouble changing itself from an expansionist empire to one which could maintain its own borders without change. However this is a common issue that many civilizations and even businesses face regularly. The problem of switching from a period of dependent rapid growth to a self sustaining body. Ultimately if some of the natural and environmental disasters had not occurred, or had genetic chance resulted in a number of successive effective reformers rather than corrupt patrician indulgers, I believe Rome could have made the transition to a self sustaining body without relying on further military conquest. Rome's fall was due to a string of bad luck during a stressful time rather than an inherent flaw in the civilization itself. To that point its noted that Rome was greatly missed after the fall by almost all its former inhabitants in the end both near and far, people still had a need for Rome and its order, supporting the idea that it was not an inherent flaw in the underlying concept of Rome, but rather a chance occurence during a time in which there was little room for failure.

  • Romes fall was not inevitable

    If you believe that Rome's fall was inevitable, I guarantee that you will believe that it's not. I believe that it was not. Rome was a country that prospered and influenced a lot of the modern things we use today. In fact, some people think that Rome was doomed to fall after Constantine. If you look at how the country was governed, then you will find out that the last 3 emperors could have stopped the decline of Rome. In fact, if Hadrian did not pull back his troops and kept them there than most of the conflict would have never happened and there would be none of the Germanic troops crossing the Rhine River. There would have been no conflict between the Germanics and the Romans. There would be no flaws in their defences. Another way for them to prosper is to not have one family keep the job their parents had or any family member. They should let them have free reign to do whatever they want to do. Also, they could have built more mines or mining places and have the senate working not only running the senate but doing work and helping out. They should also not make everyone have the same prices on food products and pay the same to employees. They should (like we do) have a minimum of money paid to employees, so they can pay them more that the minimum wage or the exact wage. If they were to do that they would have businesses prospering or failing. People think that Rome was doomed to fall because of the government and the way they made the coins lose value and people started to barter so there were not taxes. If they were in a difficult time they should cut down on festivals of even cancel festivals. People believe that Rome's government was so difficult, one minded, and selfish at times. I can agree with that. That is all true, but if they were to govern it a little better and not kill of heirs to the throne and kill people who were emperors at the time. They could have stopped it.

  • Romes fall was not inevitable

    If you believe that Rome's fall was inevitable, I guarantee that you will believe that it's not. I believe that it was not. Rome was a country that prospered and influenced a lot of the modern things we use today. In fact, some people think that Rome was doomed to fall after Constantine. If you look at how the country was governed, then you will find out that the last 3 emperors could have stopped the decline of Rome. In fact, if Hadrian did not pull back his troops and kept them there than most of the conflict would have never happened and there would be none of the Germanic troops crossing the Rhine River. There would have been no conflict between the Germanics and the Romans. There would be no flaws in their defences. Another way for them to prosper is to not have one family keep the job their parents had or any family member. They should let them have free reign to do whatever they want to do. Also, they could have built more mines or mining places and have the senate working not only running the senate but doing work and helping out. They should also not make everyone have the same prices on food products and pay the same to employees. They should (like we do) have a minimum of money paid to employees, so they can pay them more that the minimum wage or the exact wage. If they were to do that they would have businesses prospering or failing. People think that Rome was doomed to fall because of the government and the way they made the coins lose value and people started to barter so there were not taxes. If they were in a difficult time they should cut down on festivals of even cancel festivals. People believe that Rome's government was so difficult, one minded, and selfish at times. I can agree with that. That is all true, but if they were to govern it a little better and not kill of heirs to the throne and kill people who were emperors at the time. They could have stopped it.

  • The fall of Rome was not inevitable.

    Many people believe that the fall of Rome was inevitable. When we examine the actions that they made we think that there was no turning back once they made them, but what we don't realize is that Rome could have made better decisions. The fall of Rome could have been avoided if they had become a democracy, taken the unemployed men a put them in the army, and if the Romans had accepted christianity earlier.


    To begin, if Rome had become a democracy for longer than one hundred years their government might have been more stable and less insecure. Since Rome was a monarchy/tyranny people had no say in their government. However, in 133 BC Rome became a democracy, but about a hundred years later it was governed by an emperor again. Furthermore, the emperor had the most power so he could have turned the empire into a democracy once more, but they were too corrupt to care. For example Emperor Nero would take the tax money and throw lavish parties where they would eat until they felt sick. Another sick emperor was Caligula. Caligula was known for sexually assaulting women. Because of this Rome could not function as a rich and non perverted empire.

    Next, if the Romans had taken the unemployed men and turned them into soldiers they could have defended the empire. At one time Rome had about 100,000 unemployed people roaming the streets. If they had taken the unemployed people and turned them into soldiers working in the Army they could have defended against the barbarians. Instead The Emperor imported hundreds of thousands of pounds of grain to feed the unemployed people. The cost of all that grain became a steady drain of tax money. Without soldiers to defend the Empire barbarians were free to invade and that contributed to the downfall of the Roman Empire.


    By the time the Roman had accepted christianity they did not have enough money to support both the military and the christians. They could not support both because if they supported the Christians they could face barbarians invading them. But if they put more money toward the army they would have angry citizens in the streets rioting. This meant that the senate had to find a way to balance the budget between the military and the christians.

  • Things can always go Differently

    To answer the question of weather Romes fall was inevitable, first you need to specify when you are stating your argument. Was the fall of Rome inevitable at the time of the Gothic invasion? Almost definitely. However due to the lack of specificity in the question, we choose to answer this question from when Rome was at its peak.

    Rome was not destined to fall, they fell due to a series of bad decision, bad luck, and unfortunate circumstances. Had a leader come around that was capable of reforming the empire into a more stable, self regulating government, the Roman empire could have theoretically survived indefinitely. An organizations longevity is dependent open their ability to change and adapt to modern circumstances.

  • Roman Empire should prevent its fall

    Rome was a powerful empire back in the day, and would still be here if it treated people with fairness. If you're talking about Roman customs and society, then yes it did fall. The reason for that was because of greed, genocide, and other terrible crimes committed by the empire.

  • Fall of rome......Preventable

    I say that the fall of rome was preventable. If the empire/government was fair and wasn't greedy then they would still be there. I don't think it all fell because of the barbarians and the Huns. I couldn't have. There isn't any exact time that you can say it "FELL". So yes it was preventable

  • It could have prevented its downfall.

    Rome was a powerful empire back in the day, and would still be here if it treated people with fairness. If you're talking about Roman customs and society, then yes it did fall. The reason for that was because of greed, genocide, and other terrible crimes committed by the empire.

    When you talk about architecture, military organization, or politics, it didn't fall. Many militaries today use an eagle as their symbol, which is what the legions did. The eagle is also a proud symbol for America.

    Rome would have been a great place to live in, but it fell because of social injustice. All great empires fall when they commit great crimes in one way or another. No matter how long any establishment lasts, its wrongdoings will end itself.

    Any civilization will last for an eternity only if it does what is right for its people.

  • The "Fall" of Rome did not happen

    The reason people describe what happened to the Roman Empire as being a fall or a decline is because there is a problem with historical optics... I disagree that the Roman Empire really "fell" but rather the Roman way of life became ubiquitous, there was no longer a place you could point to and say, "That is where it is anchored."


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loves17 says2015-10-28T17:36:42.813
The fall of Rome was inevitable because Rome grew too fast. Firstly, the Roman government could not support it's people, commerce or size and the Roman emperors created an crumbling government. The empire was too far spread to control all of its territory which made huge problems for the Roman army and government because it was easier for the Romans abroad to rebel. The split between the Western and Eastern Rome was a huge rift between the empire, eventually destroying the Western Roman Empire. This is an example of how corrupt and unstable governments can destroy an empire. The adoption of Christianity also tore up the empire. Natural disagreements between religions was inevitable after Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire. - Sofia & Irene