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How Empires Rise and Fall in All Human Eras; WHY?

We need to work to understand WHY previous empires ROSE and FELL. Beware!

Empires rise/fall through domination, over-extensions, power-and-wealth concentrations-and-corruption.

Overview of rise and fall of empires
Spanish Empire in three languages; superb site!
Amcient American, Extensive web site!
Soviet EMPIRE, A book
British 1, A book
British 2, School lessons
Ottoman in Enclyopedia of the Orient
Ottoman in Global Issues that Affect Everybody
First Bulgarian
Roman for elementary school!
Rome set of schoollessons
Nations can encourage The USA Empire of 2004 to Recognize the World Court!

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virtues, ideas, values and principles may be, $upport them!
Consider: civility, honesty, humility, kindness, hospitality, distributive-justice.....

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