The Fall of the Roman Empire.

This is a research paper on the fall of the roman empire. The first thing you will need to establish is the thesis statement regarding the topic. The writer has free reign on this statement as long as it meets the criteria of a thesis statement. I have attached a sheet with guidelines for creating a thesis statement. It will be the argument of the paper which will be backed up by sources. The sources must be strictly academic such as books and journal articles. NO WEB SOURCES MAY BE USED UNLESS THEY ARE ACADEMIC.