1. Why and how did the Roman Empire decline and fall in the West by 476? Discuss the despotism, class conflict and other perils of Roman Imperialism between the 3rd and 5th Centuries.
2. Describe the rise of Christianity in and beyond the Roman Empire (Ethiopian, Greek or Russian Orthodoxy) . Describe the rise, order and impact of the Roman Catholic Church & Papacy.
3. How did Islam become the fastest expanding faith influence in the world between the 7th and 12th Centuries? Describe some of its religious, practical, artisitc, politcal, intellectual and economic contributions to civilization.
4. How did Ghana, Mali & Songhai develop their cultures, trade, statehood and imperialism between the 9th and 15th centuries?
Roman Empire decline and fall in the West by 476