Over the years, many societies have fallen. Have you ever wondered why? There has been countless societies, but some things have been apparent in each one. Societies collapse all the the time, and usually for similar reasons. If modern societies want to prevent themselves from failing, then there are many things that they should take into consideration. The main reason societies become unsuccessful and collapse is because of fluctuation in population, political corruption, and unemployment.
One of the main reasons societies fall is because of fluctuation in population. For example, in Ancient Rome there were so many people, and little jobs, they all had to live together in small apartments or live on the street, which means that population fluctuation could cause crime rates. (The Fall Of Ancient Rome 1). The Civil War in Liberia was also originally caused by conflict between different groups led to a much more major and damaging situation (Brief History of Liberia's Civil War 1). Argentina had such a high population that the economy suffered greatly and many places have closed, increasing unemployment (Argentine Food Riots End, but Hunger Doesn't 1). All of these countries fell because of population problems, and other societies can too, which is why fluctuation in populations is an important threat to societies today.
Political Corruption has caused many societies to collapse, and will cause many more in the future. After Hitler became the ruler of Germany, the government was corrupt and not everyone was considered equal, and people who were Jews were treated harshly and unfairly (Nazi Party 1). Another example of a society falling because of political corruption is that Roman emperors at one point were chosen by the highest bidder, which means the citizens aren’t guaranteed a qualified or equal leader (Causes For The Fall Of The Roman Empire 1). In Alexander The Great’s Empire, after he died, there wasn’t any control or authority, so generals fought and it caused the cities to collapse (Alexander The Great And His Empire 1). Many societies today have learned from these societies and their mistakes, and created a democratic government to prevent these issues.
The amount of unemployment and poverty in a society can greatly influence the success of that society. For example, before the Egyptian Riots...