The Fall Of Rome's Decline And Fall

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I agree with Francis Schaeffer (n.d.) that Rome fell because it had no sufficient inward base. Rome’s expansionism techniques eventually led its decline and fall. They acquired a vast amount of territory by winning many battles, seizing a great portion of the adversary’s land, and according to Rawls “…enslaved some of its citizens, but allowed the majority to continue living on their own land, to govern themselves as they saw fit, and even to share in certain rights of Roman citizenship, so as long as they agreed to contribute forces to the Roman army when these were requested” (Rawls, 2016, p. 163). Unfortunately, eventually no one had any moral, ethical, or unified cultural values to live by. Rome became a chaotic, every man for themselves,
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