Excessive Military Spending Analysis

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One theory I have on the rise and fall of Rome is the. Money spent on Roman Military. From the brief article ‘The Excessive Military Spending." From this section in the article, it states that. While Rome was at war, setting off to defend the borders from foreign attacks, the times were terrible. Most of the Roman money was spent towards the military. Which left only a few resources for other activities, including public education and maintaining the roads. Consequently, near the end of the Western part of the Roman empire, the Romans started to give up. The only other option was for the government to rely on the mercenaries for their defense. The Mercenaries were taken from unemployed mobs or foreign countries, conversely, they were expensive.

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