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What caused the fall of the Roman Empire?

a. defeat by Greece in the Pyrrhic War
b. lack of cultural cohesion
c. land region was too large to defend
d. peasant rebellion

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  1. I'd go with C, but there are different opinions. What does your text say?

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    Fall of Rome - Why Did Rome Fall
    Reasons for the Fall of Rome or the decline of the Roman Empire and reasons http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/romefallarticles/a/fallofrome.htm

    Decline of the Roman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    ...the decay of trade and industry was not a cause of Rome's fall. There was a decline in agriculture and land was withdrawn from cultivation, in some cases ...
    Overview - Highlights - Theories of a fall, decline ... - Historiography
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