Write an essay on an exploration of the basic characteristics of the civilization; the events that preceded the fall; a description of the actual fall, and a narrative of the aftermath

Write an essay on an exploration of the basic characteristics of the civilization; the events that preceded the fall; a description of the actual fall, and a narrative of the aftermath. Your paper should be between five pages in length, typewritten on 8 ½ X 11 inch paper, doubled-spaced, with one-inch margins all around, no title page, your name and the name of your essay at the top of the first page, pages numbered at the bottom, use Times New Roman 12-point font. All sources consulted must be properly cited.