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Matthew McCrackenFollow

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Violence vs, Reform

Level of Education

Undergraduate

Keywords

United States, history, Rome

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Presenter: Matthew McCracken

Moderator: Professor Robert Cooper

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A historical comparison of the rise of ancient Rome and the United States as great republics, how the former dissolved under the weight of social, political, and cultural strife, and how the latter may avoid a similar breakdown.

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The Twilight of Liberty: Lessons for the United States from Rome’s Dying Republic

Violence vs, Reform

A historical comparison of the rise of ancient Rome and the United States as great republics, how the former dissolved under the weight of social, political, and cultural strife, and how the latter may avoid a similar breakdown.