Why Did Civilization Decline

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Another possible reason that could’ve lead to civilization decline would be climate change. Some experts believe the drying of the Saraswati River, was the main cause for climate change. These small communities could not produce the same agricultural surplus to support the cities. Another change in the Indus climate might have been monsoons.Monsoons can be both helpful and detrimental to a climate, depending on whether they support or destroy vegetation and agriculture. The monsoons that came to the Indus River Valley aided the growth of agricultural surpluses, which supported the development of cities, such as Harappa. The population came to depend on seasonal monsoons rather than irrigation, and as the monsoons shifted in the wrong direction
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