Topic: the rise and decline of the roman empire


Topic: The Rise and decline of the Roman Empire

Based on lectures and texts,  describe the rise and decline of the Roman Empire from 500 BC to 500 AD.

What caused the rise of the Roman Republic and Empire?  What caused its decline?   What were the consequences of the collapse of the (Western) Roman Empire?  What were some  lasting legacy of the Roman Civilization?  

Requirement: 3 to 4 pages – double spaced.