This could lead to a city falling because, of this one bad decision they are now having their men sacrifice themselves, against their will and having people who aren’t even in Rome pay their taxes. Humans do not like to be forced to do things, and this was exactly what Rome was doing. In Current day Ukraine, the president has run away and left his country on its own. This is a very bad decision. This could lead to the downfall, of a society because they have no government now.
The Middle class of Rome then sank into poverty. At the very same time when there weren’t enough jobs Rome was reliant on slave labor. To make the situation worse many believe that slave labor prevented Rome from achieving technological advances; that would have helped relieve the economic downfall of Rome. The Downfall of Rome started from the inside with: political turmoil, social apathy, weakening military, and over taxation. The citizens lost their sense of patriotism in the country creating a trend of social apathy.
In one sentence, frequent deaths of emperors led the corruption and an unstable government, which resulted in the decline of ancient Rome. Military faults were critically important in contributing to the decline of Rome ... ... middle of paper ... ...fall of Rome because the constant change of the emperors was destructive. Frequent assassinations had damaged the faith of citizens living in ancient Rome as well as members of the Roman army and confused them. With less belief, the government was unable to control their armies unlike when the empire was mighty. Also, since the emperors did not have enough experience to rule over the empire wisely, they made unhealthy decisions which were not advantageous for Rome, such as allowing soldiers to not wear the armors.
The cost for maintaining an army and a Roman government really drained Roman treasury. To solve this crisis, government officials attempted raising revenue by increasing the tax on the people. They also reduced the silver content in coins, so the value of the coins dropped, but the prices rose. Roman money became practically worthless, so trade slacked and shops closed. This caused poverty to increase because money was not being made.
Another unfair leader from the past are the patricians leaders of Rome. They were bad leaders because they were very unfair with the plebeians rights just because plebeians were poor. The patricians were in charge so they didn’t allow the plebeians vote on things, “They could not be priests or government officials.They had little voice in the government. Yet they still were forced ... ... middle of paper ... ...logy"" Full Text of "From Max Weber:Essays in Sociology" Internet Archive, n.d. Web.
Many of the colonists didn't have the money to feed the soldiers, so it caused them to go into debt, which affected the financial side of the communities because the people were becoming so poor. After the Quartering Act, the British brought on the Stamp Tax. This was the first direct tax on the colonists, and it got them all riled up. A group known as the Sons of Liberty was formed and they led a boycott against the British taxing claiming that there should be "no taxation without representation". The tax changed the economics of the colonies, causing them to lose money rapidly, but the boycott came back in retaliation against the British.
You couldn’t earn a higher status no matter how hard you tried. France was in debt at this time because of losing the wealth in the Seven years’ war this is the same circumstances as the American Revolution. In 1788 the French government went bankrupt. The lower class were getting annoyed with the upper class wasting money while the poor go hungry and are offcourse poor. The peasant was also hungry because all the harvest was wiped out by bad weather and all that was left was expensive food and very little of it.
This page demonstrates the conflict between class and money. The bank has higher power and is taking away the land from the poor or lower class since they have no money. Some of the wealthy or higher-class people during this... ... middle of paper ... ...s “And all their love was thinned with money and all their fierceness dribbled away in interest until, they were no longer farmers…” (Steinbeck 316). The motives of the rich are always to keep the poor at bay, it is the rich man’s fear of becoming the very thing he loathes that makes him hate the poor, for he is afraid that one day he too could lose everything he has; everything he is and become poor like the people that he oppressed. Why are the poor more caring than the rich, it is because they can appreciate the little that they have, and with that little they are willing to share, it is only then do they feel rich; not the richness of wealth, but the richness of spirit.
The Klan had been founded by southern white... ... middle of paper ... ...ts feet this sent the rest of the world into a depression by not being able to export and import goods to or from America. I don’t think anyone benefited from the great depression the people who were best off were wealthy people who were not pulled into the depression. But thanks to America isolating itself from the rest of world it dragged the rest of the world down with it so the whole world suffered as a result. Businesses lost out because they could not export or import thing to and from America. Businesses in America had to shut down because of lack of funds so they owners and workers lost their lively hoods.
Candidates running for political office positions always feed its citizens lies, and never accomplish the promises they make. This leads cynicism and a lower voter turnout. With less people going to vote, the wealthy and corrupt are taking the office positions and making the nation benefit themselves, rather than its citizens. If America’s own citizens don’t even trust the government, how do they expect... ... middle of paper ... ...but it is also taking away the jobs of many Americans. Not many goods are made in America today; this is affecting the trade with other countries, which affects the economy.