How do empires collapse?
In this lesson we will take a quick look at some of the largest empires throughout history. We'll see that empires have risen and fallen since the first civilisations, and try and spot any common reasons for their downfalls. Then, we'll apply this learning to the collapse of the Shang Dynasty.
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The next lesson in The Shang Dynasty is "What were the great accomplishments of the Shang Dynasty?"