DBQ Essay: Decline of the Roman Empire

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November 20, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

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PowerPoint: DBQ Essay Writing

DBQ Essay – Decline of the Roman Empire
DBQ Essay Organizer – Decline of the Roman Empire
DBQ Rubric and Writing Guide

Write a full, typed draft of your DBQ Essay using the materials above, as well as resources I have provided in previous lessons. I have listed links to the most relevant materials below. My main reminder, in addition to everything I generally say in regards to essays, is that you MAKE SURE that your discussion of the causes and effects of the Decline of Rome is IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER. Some processes may occur over centuries, while events happen at a particular time. Just be careful to discuss things in the order they occurred and make appropriate connections between them, showing how one thing led to another.


Fall of Rome
Fall of The Roman Empire…in the 15th Century – Crash Course World History
The Fall of Rome Infographic Questions
DBQ Contributing Factors to the Fall of Rome
Constantine and the Church
Textbook Chapter 5 Section 5

If you have any questions, as always, shoot me an email at pcasey@maspethhighschool.org and I will do my best to respond promptly.

Rewriting the DBQ Essay – Decline of the Roman Empire

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