King Henry VIII of England: Wives and Legacy

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Outline Henry VIII Reigned as king of England from the 21st of April in 1509 until his death on 28thof January in 1547, King Henry VIII who ruled for 37 years and 282 days was the second son of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. His older brother Arthur, Prince of Wales got married to Catherine of Aragon in 1501 when Henry was 10 years old. ...

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Analysis of Hitler Biographies

23 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2018

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In Ian Kershaw's chapter titled The Making of the Dictator, he takes a look at Hitler's time from being appointed chancellor on January 30th, 1933 to the early days after the election of March 5th 1933. When Hitler was appointed chancellor on January 30th, there was much support and hope for his cabinet, but there were also millions of people against him. Julius Leber, SPD Reichstag deputy ...

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The Methodology of Female Slavery: Jezebel and Mammy

23 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2018

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Talking about black's slavery we have to admit, that female slaves had to cope with and face both: the myth of a woman and the myth of the Negro. It was a difficult situation for women as they were standing at the crossroads of two ideologies, which affected them. Whereas men could escape only the stereotype of the Negro, woman had to escape both - stereotype of ...

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The Reconstruction Era in the US (1865 to 1877)

23 Feb 2017 19 Dec 2017

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Can the period be evaluated as both a success and a failure? The Reconstruction Era occurred from around 1868 to 1877. Preceding the Civil War, the South's industry and infrastructure was virtually left in ruins. It was in great need of help, and had to rely on the government that they had tried to stray away from. The Reconstruction can be evaluated as both a success and ...

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Causes of the Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya

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The Mau Mau rebellion in 1952 was undeniably caused by the growing tensions between the Kikuyu and the white European settlers in Kenya. However, despite growing unrest, the precise causes of the rebellion remain unclear. This essay will discuss a number of possible reasons for the revolt, examining the economic, social and political tensions caused by the colonial administration in an attempt to discover the real reasons ...

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Drug Use in the American Army in the Vietnam War

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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In 1898 the United States gained control of the Philippines. Shortly after acquiring the islands, they began a bloody struggle to suppress the guerrilla uprising that was looming. Soon after their arrival in the Philippines, the troops that were stationed in the Philippines were taught how to smoke opium. Even though this practice was very common among the troops, the current U.S. Opium Commissioner Hamilton Wright decided ...

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Legal Effects of the Mabo Case in Australian Law

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The Mabo cases are some of the most well known cases in the Australian legal system, this paper will focus on the Mabo v. Queensland, a case that was litigated over for almost a decade in the Australian high court, this case was a monumental step for indigenous people in Australia. From the colonisation of Australia by the British in 1788 The native Australians (Aboriginals) have fought ...

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The Power of Film as Propaganda

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The power of film as propaganda - reality or myth? Throughout history various persons and administrations in power have attempted to win the hearts and supports of their constituents, often through reframing or reinterpreting historical events in a light favourable to them. This was certainly the case in the Russian Revolution of1917. The Bolsheviks and Lenin, their leader, sought to use film to recast events of the ...

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The Discovery and Colonisation of America

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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In 1492, America was discovered by Christopher Columbus. It had, however, already accidentally been discovered by Scandinavian Vikings about 500 years earlier. The Vikings were not alone when they discovered America. It was an unknown fact that Native Americans had come to America and inhabited it much earlier. Because this wasn't acknowledged, the Native Americans were never seen as the original discoverers. In 986, Bjarni Herjolffson set ...

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Comparison of Myths and Heroes

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Heroes of Medieval Times Throughout civilization there have been many changes in the views and ethics of society. Different civilizations believed that different distinct characteristics gave a person character which changes how the rest of society will view them. As civilization has progressed there have been many heroes thatare very different. Some of these heroes have been fierce warriors who fought with passion for their empire or ...

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Women and Crime in the 18th Century

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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'When women commit crimes, they do so in a manner appropriate to their sex.' (Carol Smart) Discuss the accuracy of this statement with reference to the Eighteenth Century period. 'Criminologists agree that the gender gap in crime is universal: Women are always and everywhere less likely than men to commit criminal acts.' Throughout the ages and with very few exceptions, crime, and especially the more unspeakably vicious and ...

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The Law Code of King Alfred the Great

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The Law Code of King Alfred the Great The Law Code of King Alfred the Great is the largest and best preserved piece of legal documentation made prior to the Norman conquest of 1066 [1], and the first surviving Anglo-Saxon law code since Ine's, nearly two centuries earlier [2], making it an essential document in the study of late Anglo-Saxon law, culture and society. The document's usefulness ...

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History of Marco Polo

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The Travels of Marco Polo MarcoPolo was born in 1254 when Italy was split into fighting city states. Thirteenth century Europe saw a huge increase in geographical knowledge and anincrease in trade with the Far East and Western Europe. One country that had the Europeans fascinated was China and they all wanted to establish trade andtravel there. Contact with the Far East was established by such men ...

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Economic Issues of Human Smuggling in Sri Lanka

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Human smuggling is one of fast growing illegal activity in the world. It is explain as many of peoples are moving from developing countries to developed countries using illegal method for the find better living conditions. This is more unsecured way for the find a betterment of life because while the they transport in unsafe and they have risk in be victim of human trafficking, or mental ...

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History of the English Empire

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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England Empire Colonies In 1883, the British historian J.R. Seeley surveyed his nation's empire with bemusement: “We seem to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind.” When you consider the various American empires before c.1815, would you argue that they were acquired and maintained absentmindedly? In his collection of lectures entitled 'The Expansion of England', J.R. Seeley exasperatingly stated that ...

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Biography of Tan Cheng Lock

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Tun Dato Sir Chen Zhen Loke was born on April 5, 1883. He was the fifth-generation Peranakan Chinese Malaysian living on Heeren Street (Malay: Jalan Heeren) in Malacca and also the third son in his family of total seven brothers and sisters. According to history, his ancestors had migrated from China to Malacca in 1771. After then, the young Tan attended Malacca High School. He won the ...

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Financial Crisis of the French Monarchy

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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What was the nature of the financial crisis that faced the monarchy in 1789? The financial crisis of the French Monarchy during the 17th and 18th centuries has been an issue of controversy amongst historians, on one hand some historians do not consider the financial crisis to have been of great influence to the French revolution, whereas others believe that the financial crisis was a significant factor ...

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Modern History of the Jaipur Textile Handicraft in Asia

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, led one of the significant struggle movements during the Indian struggle of Independence, the Non-Cooperation Movement. Aimed towards resisting the British occupation of the nation, hundreds of men and women rallied together. Following the ways of non-violence or ahimsa, the protestors actually tried to uphold the values of integrity and Indian honor by not buying British goods. Since local handicrafts ...

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Impact of the English Civil War (1642–1651)

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The English Civil was an important part of English Revolution in 17th Century. It was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists. It lasted ten years-from 1642 to 1651. According to the opinions of the historians, the English Civil war in 17th century could be divided into two parts: the first English Civil war and the second English Civil War. At last, ...

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Causes of the Collapse of the Weimar Republic

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Collapse of the Weimar Republic To what extent can it be said that the Great Depression and the overburdening of the German welfare State were the main causes of the Collapse of the Weimar Republic? When considering the importance and extent to which the Great Depression and the overburdening of the German welfare state were the main causes of the collapse of the Weimar, it is necessary ...

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History of Women's Rights in Britain

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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British society has undergone many changes in the period before the 1st World War, the industrialization that changes in women's life "promoted women's independence and emancipated them from the patriarchy" (June Purvis, Jane Humphries, 1995, P86). During that time British society has undergone a radical change in employment levels and composition of social classes. While the men were at the front, the English women participated massively in ...

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Comparison of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois had contrasting views on how to deal with the problems facing American-Americans. Which was superior in dealing with these conflicts? Booker T. Washington and WEB Du Bois are perhaps the two most important and influential African-American's of the late nineteenth century and they both played pivotal roles in the Civil Right's movement. However, as the question suggests, they also had ...

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Comparison of Stalin and Hitler

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Even though some people may argue this, it's a common fact that Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler are one of the two worst villains in history. Stalin murdered millions of people and Hitler murdered millions of people. They both tortured innocent people. They both threatened violence towards the rest of the world. Hitler started the worst war in history. Stalin spread Communism to other countries. Hitler almost ...

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Greece: Birthplace of Western Civilization

23 Feb 2017 19 Dec 2017

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Greece was known as the "Birthplace of Western Civilization" (Aquino & Badilles, 2006, p.80) because its culture became the epitome for the succeeding western civilizations. The tale of the ancient Greek civilization is a painful history of foreign supremacy. But their civilization was built on solid foundation and led by efficient leaders that created values and customs that are still being practiced and observed by modern societies. ...

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Effect of the Roman Invasion on Religion

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The Celtic Christianity. Christianity probably came to Britain with the Roman legions, the spread of the faith being certainly helped by the infrastructure of the Roman Empire, resulting in the gradual conversion of the various Celtic people to the Christian faith. Thus a strong and lively Celtic church existed in Britain and Ireland before the Germanic invasions took place. We know that there were British bishops at ...

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Is the American Dream Achievable?

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The American dream came about during the United States Declaration of Independence where it was meant to be a land of freedom where prosperity and success to the people prevailed regardless of their social status or where or how they were born. All people were to be treated equally by having their rights exercised freely with their happiness. Children were to be given good education and career ...

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Civil Rights and African American Baseball Players

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How African Americans in Baseball Affected the Civil Rights Movement. 8th hour Segregation was the main core of what prevented African Americans from pursuing their dreams of being baseball players, up until a few very recognizable players influenced others to step in and help win freedom for playing baseball. All American baseball teams were consisting of mainly whites but some teams allowed African Americans into their teams ...

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The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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THE TRUMAN DOCTRINE AND MARSHALL PLAN SHAPING AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY This research paper presents and overview for the change caused by the well-known Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan was the impetus for the change in United States foreign policy, from the isolationist to the internationalist; therefore, we were drawn into two wars of containment and into world ...

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Legacy of Qin Shi Huangdi

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Legalism is a belief system that emerged in Ancient China during the era of the Warring States (771-221 B.C.), during which several viewpoints for reestablishing peace within China were competing following societal disorder. It was an approach defined by extreme methods, goals, and strict adherence to law. Under this political philosophy, human nature was perceived as evil and therefore heavy restraints were to be placed on humans. ...

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Summary of the Viking Raids in Ireland

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Burying items of personal, social or economical value in hoards was not only exclusive to the Viking era, indeed hoards have been found dating back to the hunter gatherer period during the Mesolithic and Paleoindian era. [1] By analysing Viking hoards it is possible to glimpse into the wide ranging grasp of the Viking economy and into the minting process and silver metallurgy of the world at the time. ...

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Rise of the Merchant Class in the Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages, which is considered to be the time between 500 and 1500 AD gave rise to a new economic and cultural experience in Europe. The transition from the Classical Age to the Renaissance was a process of evolution. After the "barbarian" invasions of Europe during the fourth and fifth centuries by the Anglos, Saxons, Goths, and Huns, the great Roman Empire declined. It was only ...

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History of the War of Okinawa

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The war of Okinawa was one of the bloodiest battles which were fought between the United States and Japan. The culmination of this war was the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States using the atomic bomb. In this regard, this paper will look at some of the issues which faced by the Army, Marines, the Okinawans and the Japanese soldiers. As such, this research ...

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Causes of the Cuban Missile Crisis

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Cuban Missile Crises Introduction Considered to be one of the most serious conflicts between the U.S and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, the Cuban missile crises brought the World a clash of democracy V.S communism with a deadly nuclear outcome. Known to the World as the Cuban Missile crises, to the Russians as the Caribbean Crises and to the Cubans and the October Crises it ...

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Influence of the Chinese in International Relations

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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When one refers to country like China the first thing which comes into mind is country of old civilisation and hard work. The word China or 'Shina' in Chinese means the middle country and is pronounced as 'Zhon Ghua'. It is in a reference to the Chinese faith that their state was the geographical epicenter of the earth and the oldest true evolution of humankind. One of ...

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Rape in American Slavery System During the Antebellum

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Introduction The first African slaves arrived in Virginia, North America in 1619. As the plantations of the antebellum south flourished, the African slave trade gained momentum. (Slavery in the ante-bellum South). Between the 16 and 19th centuries, America had an estimated 12 million African slaves (Slavery in the United States). Enslavement of the African Americans formally commenced in the 1630s and 1640s. By 1740, colonial America had ...

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