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Dairy Queen - Dairy Queen The United States was coming out of the Depression in 1938. Business began to flourish and prosper again and families had more money for leisure time and recreation. J. F. McCullough, owner of the Homemade Ice Cream Company in Illinois, experimented in the soft serve ice cream at the right time. He thought that ice cream tasted better when it was served fresh and not frozen. He first tested his idea on August 4, 1938 in an ice cream shop owned by one of his best customers, Sherb Noble....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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Mary Queen of Scots - Mary Queen of Scotts The Renaissance was a time for influence, mainly by high officials such as kings and queens. Mary Queen of Scots, one of the most well known queens of the time moved the people with love of poetry, writing, singing, dancing, and other humorous activities. Her legend lives on today mainly because of what she did and why she was killed. When Mary Stuart became queen on September 9, 1543, a year after her father died. When Mary became queen, she was very unique. Unlike other queens, Mary studied Latin, Italian, Spanish, and Greek....   [tags: History] 352 words
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queen victoria - queen victoria was born in 1819 ands hs4e died in 1901. she was queen of the untted kingdom and empress of india.asjdfjasdlkfjslakdfjlll haskjfh hsadfhksadjfhksaf asdfhkshfksah sadkf ahdfdkafhksa ahfdj hakfdj h 'ahkdfj aif asj ahkfj hasi hsdfakf hafhu aisu hfasihf askjhriewt hiastu hai aiufh ak auf ha'jasdflkfja iaodsjf oasi ei fja joaisfj abjajg iagoii oaewitj oaji algjoia; aoijtr aoiej toia aoitj ao oaetj rao aoi tjoai oiat aoie wop aopt iaop hpaitr apTara Mulvihill Mulvihill 1 Mrs. Stambaugh English 351-4th April 9, 2002 Creative Paper “The Secret Life of Tara Mulvihill” “Good morning princess,” I heard a voice day in a British accent as I looked around the huge bed chambers where I fo...   [tags: essays research papers] 365 words
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Queen Elizabeth - Queen Elizabeth sacrificed many elements of her life for her country. She sacrificed her love, her dreams, and her most prized possession. She sacrificed her hair, which, during the Elizabethan Age was a woman’s most prized possession. Queen Elizabeth made the decision to forgo her beauty and all else in order to display her love for England. Perhaps the only man she ever loved, Sir Robert, was a married man whom the Queen was “forced” to distance herself from. Her life was in danger by many powerful individuals including the Pope....   [tags: essays papers] 380 words
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The Faerie Queene - The poem, "The Faerie Queene", is a story about a courageous knight who goes through great trials and fights monsters. This in itself is entertaining but, it also has many allegorical references to Christianity. Many times Spenser talks about things when in reality he's really talking something closer to home. For instance, this faerie land he talks about sounds like he is referring to England, the country where he's from. Also, the title Faerie Queene itself is seems to represent Queen Elizabeth, the Queen of England....   [tags: Poetry] 463 words
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Queen Victoria's Influential Reign Over the British Empire - ... In the initial part of her supremacy, two males influenced her significantly: her Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, also her spouse, Prince Albert, whom she happily married in 1840. Both males educated her greatly about exactly how to be a monarch in a 'constitutional monarchy' where the ruler had very few authorities but could wield abundant pull. It was in the course of Victoria's reign that the present idea of the constitutional crowned head, who’s starring role was to continue above governmental parties, initiated to develop....   [tags: family, mentor, monarchy] 515 words
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Examining Queen Gertrude's Innocence in Shakespeare's Play, Hamlet - Today I will be talking about whether Queen Gertrude knew about King Hamlet’s murder in the play Hamlet written by William Shakespeare in 1603. Gertrude is an intriguing and mysterious character portrayed as caring deeply about her son. Although she seems to be a minor character, her contribution to the play is great in the plot. There are many debates about her knowledge of King Hamlet’s murder, due to the lack of evidence. This makes the conclusion of Gertrude’s innocence difficult to draw, even to the characters of the play....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Critical Analysis] 528 words
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The Iconic Queen Elizabeth I - The 16th century was a chaotic time plagued with many problems, such as political conflicts and religious disputes. In this period women were often thought of incapable of doing jobs of the typical man, and did not have as many rights. Many men such as Shakespeare and Leonardo Da Vinci contributed to the advancement of culture in the 16th century. Government in England at this time was a monarchy, and a prominent monarchy, which included Queen Elizabeth I, was the Tudor Dynasty. Queen Elizabeth I’s actions during her reign in the Tudor dynasty led to her become one of the most iconic queens of the 16th century....   [tags: monarchy, tudor dynasty, 16th century]
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Queen Victoria - During the late 1800s, Great Britain flourished. It was a time of innovation and progress, directed by the leadership of Queen Victoria. Her limited political power allowed Victoria to have a tremendous positive effect on the British Empire. She helped spread and popularize new technology by using it herself and supporting it financially. She used her limited power to avoid conflicts and wars and was seen as a relatable figure due to her middle class values. Queen Victoria had her first encounter with new technology during February 1837 while visiting her uncle....   [tags: Technology, Great Britain]
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The Queen, Directed by Stephen Frears - ... The Queen and the Royal Family when adviced with these suggestions think it is absurd and stick to the traditional culture. But soon realized that Britain has progressively modernalized. When the Queen realizes the changes she states that she beliefs their is a shift of public values and perhaps she should advocate. Tony Blair, in the film The Queen had just been elected to become prime minister. His views as prime minister is to modernise Britain. Throughout the film director Stephen Frears chooses to film the scenes featuring Tony Blair and the government with modern film because he wanted the syntax to interpret the progressive movement to a modernized society....   [tags: film analysis] 547 words
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Queen Liliuokalani: Lydia Kamakaeha - Lydia Kamakaeha better know as Queen Liliuokalani was born on September 2, 1838, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was born into Royalty. She was the last monarch and only queen of the kingdom of Hawaii. Liliuokalani parents were Caesar Kapa‘akea and Analea Keohokālole. Her father was the Hawaiian chief of the patriarch of the House of Kalākaua, he ruled the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1874 to 1893. Her mother was a Hawaiian chiefess and matriarch of the House of Kalākaua she ruled the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1874 to 1893....   [tags: Hawaiian royalty] 552 words
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The Queen's Casino - My father went missing when I was 7. It was a day, just like the day before and the day before that. He woke up, woke my mother and I up, got ready for work, and left. He was a chemist. He used to take me down to his laboratory and show me all the interesting things he could do with the chemicals he had. I used to love going to the lab. That night we had planned on going together, after he came home to have dinner. I waited for him. I waited for 3 hours. He never came home. I fell asleep that night, dreaming of all the places he could be....   [tags: personal story and history] 562 words
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Queen Elizabeth I - Queen Elizabeth I Narrative: I choose this topic because there was a lot of information on this topic. I expected to learn about her family. I thought I would learn about the history of England and what part Elizabeth played in the reformation. This is were I got my information from: I.) Internet, The main search engine that I used for this project was at “www.yahoo.com” I found a lot of sites about Elizabeth, Anne, and also about Henry. Henry was the hardest person to find research on. II.)Library, I checked some encyclopedias to help me get more information on Queen Elizabeth I....   [tags: Papers] 568 words
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Crime and Punishment in the Queen Victorian Era - Out of 1.4 million people that were trialed for a crime 900,000 were imprisoned while 97,000 were sent to transportation, the other 10,300 people were put to death by the guillotine or were hanged .Though the types of crimes occurring during this Era varied the punishments can be seen as somewhat severe and should have been made more fair to the person being trialed. Many things from this Era emerged an example is the idea of long term imprisonment which is just one of the ideas that started then but also can be seen occurring in today’s society....   [tags: crimes, prisoned, death, transport, capital]
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The Effects of the Renaissance - The Effects of the Renaissance When the Renaissance crept into the world?s social senses people were moved. However, when the Renaissance began to affect the literature of the sixteenth century, the world was changed forever. The Renaissance, meaning a ?re-birth,. was a time of many changes. These changes wrought pandemonium among the civilized people of earth. There was a recovery and discovery of medieval texts in which scholars were deeply impressed by. Those in love with the arts and literature now had more choices to view and read....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays] 576 words
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The Life of Queen Elizabeth I - When Elizabeth was born she never knew how difficult her life would be. Her gender and the time period when she was born was opened to challenges of illegitimacy during her lifetime and beyond. For her to be known so well is astonishing. Throughout her life she did many remarkable things, especially as queen. Although she overcame many obstacles in life Elizabeth became a incredible queen. In 1533 on September 7, Elizabeth Tutor was born in the Palace of Placentia, in Greenwich, United Kingdom....   [tags: ruler, gender, marriage]
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Queen Elizabeth 1 - Elizabeth I (also known as Elizabeth the Great, or the "Virgin Queen") was born in 1533 into a dangerous world of political intrigue. When she was only two years old, her father, King Henry VIII killed her mother, Ann Boleyn, because she had not yet produced a male heir. Henry's routine killing of her successive stepmothers every few years traumatized Elizabeth, who loved her father. Although Henry finally did father a son, Edward VI, the boy did not live long, dying at the age of sixteen after a six-year reign, and thus Elizabeth's older sister Mary I came to the throne in 1553....   [tags: essays research papers] 589 words
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Biography of Queen Elizabeth II - Many people see Queen Elizabeth II as just a queen but what most people don’t know is that she has countless qualities besides just being royalty. She was born as Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926 in London. She has pretty much lived her whole life as a royal as she started her reign at the young age of 16 years old. Queen Elizabeth II has earned many titles and recognitions though out her reign. During her control, many have said that she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public....   [tags: royalty, world war I] 591 words
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Story of Saint Hilarion Castle and Queen Regaena - Story of St. Hilarion Castle and Queen Regaena “Welcome to St. Hilarion, step forward into Queen Regaena’s chamber to receive your pay for your hard work and dedication!” As I step through the doorway, there is the alluring Queen Regaena just inside the open window of her chamber. I cross the room, and I unexpectedly feel the guards’ presence close in behind me. Suddenly, they grab me and force me through the open window. As the guards push me from the precipice outside the window, “Thank you again,” are the last words I hear, as I fall to my death in the valley below....   [tags: Byzantine Cyprus] 599 words
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Queen Elizabeth I of England - Queen Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I, England's most famous monarch, grew up in difficult times. Elizabeth I was born September 7, 1533. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. She was only two years old when she lost her mother (Carol 7). Anne Boleyn was beheaded by the order of her husband, based on false charges of adultery and conspiracy (10). Despite Elizabeth's harsh childhood, she did not let it interfere with her many accomplishments of the throne....   [tags: famous monarch, king henry VIII] 602 words
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Macbeth as a Fiend Like Queen - Macbeth as a Fiend Like Queen In early modern period of history women had much fewer rights and privileges. Woman, in Shakespearian times occupied a lesser status to men in society and there were also limitations on what a woman could do in a marriage. This is reflected in the marriage of Lady Macbeth and Macbeth. The husband has more responsibility than his wife. Lady Macbeth is the dominant partner in the Macbeth marriage. Anything she says goes. She is a strong and very persuasive influence on her husband....   [tags: Papers] 606 words
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Long Live the Great Queen Elizabeth II - Last year, the United Kingdom’s eighty seven year old ruler, celebrated her Diamond Jubilee, which marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation. Throughout her reign, she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public. Along from helping the British monarchy she has impacted the world. Her majesty is Queen Elizabeth II, one of the United Kingdom’s most dutiful monarch in a thousand years and is still continuing. The Queen was born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926 in London, to Prince Albert (now King George VI) and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon....   [tags: ruler, charity, support]
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The Unconquerable and Intelligent Nzinga, Queen of Angola - In the beginning of the seventeenth century, the unconquerable and intelligent queen of the Negro in Angola was born in Quilombo Matamba, Angola in 1624; the daughter of the king Ngola Kiluanje Kya Samba, was known as Monarch she could join several people in the battle against the Portuguese invaders and resisted until the end of1663 without ever being caught. Nzinga Mbandi is known for her courage and shrewdness. 343 years after her death, Angola still remembers her as Queen Ginga. She left an indelible mark on black identity and African....   [tags: negro, occupation of african territories ] 622 words
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Prophetic Vision in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene - Prophetic Vision in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene In the First Book of The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spenser reveals his prophetic and apocalyptic vision for the fledgling British Empire, personified in his hero Redcrosse. As the secular instrument of Gloriana, the Faerie Queene, Redcrosse takes on the sacred task of Una (representing religious truth) to free her parents, Adam and Eve, from their bonds of sin. Before he can achieve his task, the Redcrosse knight (representing holiness) must mature as a Christian knight as he and Una encounter inhabitants of Faerie Land and interact with them....   [tags: Faerie Queene Essays]
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Queen Isabella - Queen Isabella was born in 1451, in the city of Castile, Spain (Leon 75). She was the daughter of King John II and Arevalo (Maltby par 1). Her family was very strong Catholics and she was born and raised a Catholic. Her brother, Alfonso, became King. He banished her mother, younger brother, and her from the kingdom (Leon 75, 77). Isabella had chestnut hair with natural red highlights and her look was demure and soft. She went to school with nuns at Santa Ana Convent. At school, she fancied reading, writing, music, and painting....   [tags: biography] 669 words
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Comparing Love and Marriage in Canterbury Tales, Lanval, Faerie Queene, and Monsieur's Departure - Love and Marriage in Canterbury Tales, Lanval, Faerie Queene, and Monsieur's Departure Medieval and Renaissance literature develops the concepts of love and marriage and records the evolution of the relation between them. In Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Christian love clashes with courtly love, as men and women grapple with such issues as which partner should rule in marriage, the proper, acceptable role of sex in marriage, and the importance of love as a basis for a successful marriage. Works by earlier writers portray the medieval literary notion of courtly love, the sexual attraction between a chivalric knight and his lady, often the knight's lord's wife....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Theme of Temperance in The Faeirie Queene - Theme of Temperance in The Faeirie Queene The themes of temperance, that being the employment of restraint, or at least moderation, especially in the yielding to personal appetites or desires, and of intemperance, the submitting to such desires, pervade Book Two of The Faeirie Queene. Prior to describing individual rooms within the Castle of Alma, it is useful to briefly discuss how the idea of the castle functions within the Book. Spenser compares the towers of the structure with towers at Thebes and Troy, which stand as monuments to individual According to Berger, Alma's Castle functions as an 'archetype of human temperance'; Spenser specifically describes the building in terms...   [tags: Faerie Queene Essays] 675 words
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Queen of Alpine - Queen of Alpine In everyday life Lindsey Vonn gets to experience thrills, chills, and she uses her remarkable skills to become a greater athlete. Born in Minnesota and raised in Colorado, she has been skiing all of her life. At the age of two she was in a pair of skis and has continued to progress. (Lindsey Vonn, 2 of 4) I intend to describe the exciting life of Olympic athlete, Lindsey Vonn. On October 18, 1984 a future Olympian was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. She began skiing at age two. Her father Alan was her main coach....   [tags: Biography] 684 words
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The Queen of the Damned - The Queen of the Damned As we draw towards others and follow them and their way we lose our own way and part of ourselves in the process. The Queen of the Damned is Anne Rice’s third book in The Vampire Chronicles series. In the beginning it’s all about a group of present-day immortal vampires struggles to save the mortal humans from the first vampire Akasha. She devilishly plans to enslave mankind and destroy all men on earth in order to stop wars and promote peace. She decides to save one male Lestat and his friends and that’s when the nightmare really begins....   [tags: Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles] 691 words
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The Strong Willed Queen Tomyris of the Massagetea - ... Cyrus sent messengers to Queen Tomyris to tell her that he wanted to marry her, but she declined because she was, “she was of an age when ambition is a stronger passion than love” (Abbott, 71) and she was smart enough to know that Cyrus didn’t want to marry her for beauty but for her lands. The kingdom of Massagetea was just north of Persia and Cyrus wanted to make those lands part of the Persian Empire (Herodotus, I.205). When Cyrus heard that his plan didn’t happen as expected, he was ever more determined to get the land that he built a bridge to cross over the Araxes River to fight her....   [tags: flight, war, kingdom, rule]
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Pushkin's The Queen of Spades - Pushkin's The Queen of Spades French connoisseurs already know Pushkin's The Queen of Spades in Mérimée's translation. It might appear impertinent to offer now a new version, and I do not doubt that the earlier one will appear more elegant than this one, which has no merit other than its scrupulous exactness. That is its justification. A preoccupation with explaining and rounding off induced Mérimée to blunt somewhat the crystalline peaks of the tale. We have resisted adding anything to Pushkin's clean and spare style, with its slender grace, which hums like a taut string....   [tags: Pushkin Queen of Spades Essays]
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The Queen Of Air And Darkness - The Queen of Air and Darkness In the Queen of Air and Darkness Morgause raises four boys. She is not a good mother, and she does not give her boys a sense of right and wrong. She often ignores them for days at a time and beats them when they displease her. She acts as if they were pets rather than human beings, to be loved or not at her convenience . But despite this common maltreatment, the boys turn out very differently. Gawaine is the oldest of the boys and in many ways the most normal....   [tags: essays research papers] 715 words
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Edmund Spenser‘s Dazzling Quest for Virtue in The Faerie Queene - Edmund Spenser‘s Dazzling Quest for Virtue in The Faerie Queene "Voyeur: one who habitually seeks sexual stimulation by visual means" (Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary). According to Baby's Record, as a child my favorite stories included Daniel in the Lions' Den, Jonah and the Whale, Elisha and the 40 Children Eaten by the Bears, The Three Little Pigs, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Before sex came violence, tamed by a mother's lap and blessed by the inspired Word. Voyeurism may well be "the relation ....   [tags: Faerie Queene]
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Mary, Queen of Scots - ... In 1558, she married Francis, the eldest son of French King Henry II and Catherine de Medicis. Claim to the English Throne In November 1558, Henry VIII's daughter, Elizabeth Tudor, became Queen Elizabeth I of England. However, many Roman Catholics considered Elizabeth's rule to be illegitimate, as they did not recognize the validity of Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth's mother. Mary's great-grandfather had been Henry VII (the father of Henry VIII); as a legitimate descendant of the Tudor line, she had a strong claim to the English throne....   [tags: english crown, monarch] 725 words
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Queen Elizabeth I - Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was born in 1533 to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Although she entertained many marriage proposals and flirted incessantly, she never married or had children. Elizabeth, the last of the Tudors, died at seventy years of age after a very successful forty-four year reign. Elizabeth inherited a tattered realm: dissension between Catholics and Protestants tore at the very foundation of society; the royal treasury had been bled dry by Mary and her advisors, Mary's loss of Calais left England with no continental possessions for the first time since the arrival of the Normans in 1066 and many (mainly Catholics) doubted Elizabeth's claim to the throne....   [tags: Biography Biographies] 732 words
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The Violence of The Queen of Spades - The Violence of Plath’s Daddy   "Daddy" is probably Plath’s most famous poem. The critic George Steiner has said that, "It is a poem by which future generations will seek to know us." He has also called it, "the Guernica of modern poetry." The violence of its imagery and tone, the references to concentration camps, torture and fascism certainly evoke Picasso’s most celebrated painting. Plath claimed that in this poem she was adopting the persona of a girl with an Electra complex whose father had been a fascist, but while the poem is not completely autobiographical, it contains several obvious references to her own life....   [tags: The Queen of Spades] 739 words
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Role of Women in "Kiss of the Fur Queen" - I will begin with the role of women in Kiss of the Fur Queen. There are two distinct classes of women in the novel, the women of the city and the women of Northern Manitoba. The women of the city are without a cultural safety net and are in danger nearly every night. Women of Northern Manitoba are in between cultures, having their traditional ways coupled with Catholic Church teachings. When an individual belongs to two different disadvantaged classes, the risk of abuse and discrimination multiplies....   [tags: Women's Rights] 744 words
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Queen Isabella of Castilla - Many people have heard of Queen Isabella of Spain who changed Spain and the New World. Although many people see Queen Isabella as a mean, nasty, and ignorant person, she changed history forever by fighting over the power of the Kingdom with her brother and fighting the Muslims Moors to take back Spain into Catholic power. Although her marriage was struggle, they united the two Spain kingdoms, which previously had been separated. She also was the person behind the voyage of Christopher Columbus and much more to effect the world of history....   [tags: spain, muslims]
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The Legacy of Queen Victoria's Children - ... He was the oldest son of Queen Victoria. He married Princess Alexandra of Denmark and had six children. Of their three sons, two predeceased him and the other one became King George V of Great Britain. Of their three daughters, one married a king, one married a commoner, and one stayed single. Edward VII died on May 6, 1910. Alice Maud Mary was born on April 25, 1843. She married Prince Louis of Hesse and became Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine when her husband succeeded his uncle as Grand Duke....   [tags: royal, death, husband]
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Purpose of the Queen - Purpose of the Queen To some of you here and certainly to some members of the general public it appears as if the queen serves no other pupose than that of a glorified tourist attraction. She appears as a lady of leisure, living in a castle, waited on by servants, gallivanting around the world all at the expense of the taxpayer. With this image being constantly re-enforced by the tabloids, it's no wonder there are many who feel resentment towards her and her apparent 'spendthrift' ways....   [tags: Papers] 761 words
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A Reflection on the Films Indochine and Queen Margot - A Reflection on the Films Indochine and Queen Margot Everyday, whenever we read the newspapers, turn on the television, listen to the radio we are constantly acquainted to the reality of power struggle in every aspect of society today. For example, the struggle for power is evident in the spheres of politics, religion, economics and their interplay with one another. While powerful people constantly repress the weaker ones for the sake of claiming more power, many are struggling for survival, to live a life more bearable....   [tags: Papers] 771 words
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Comparing the Leadership of Queen Nzinga and Louis XIII - ... For example, the Portuguese lusted after the slaves because they needed them to work on the sugar plantations in Brazil, and saw Ndongo as a valuable entree into this lucrative trade, however, Queen Nzinga risking her own life did whatever she can to protect her people from being enslaved. Although Queen Nzinga fought many battles, however, she did try to keep alliances with other empires, especially the Portuguese, which led her to converting into Christianity and making the Portuguese governor her godfather but only did so to keep her empire from harmful wars....   [tags: war, slavery, classes] 793 words
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Queen Nefertiti as a Significant Historical Figure in the Coloring Book - Queen Nefertiti as a Significant Historical Figure in the Coloring Book The influence and admiration of Ancient Egypt's Queen Nefertiti in the modern world is quite apparent, particularly in children's literature. "A Coloring Book of Queen Nefertiti" is a prime example. This 18-page coloring book includes black-outline illustrations of various aspects of ancient Egyptian history pertaining to Queen Nefertiti. Also incorporated are brief anecdotes pertaining to the pictures, written in simple language appropriate for ten to 13 year olds, though this was probably not the intended target age bracket....   [tags: History Queen Nefertiti Essays]
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Cultural Analysis on Queen Latifah - Cultural Analysis Queen Latifah played a big role in the hip hop industry as a female MC, and still is relevant to this day. She influenced millions of people especially in the black community for equality between women and men. She’s an American song-writer, actress, fashion producer, model, female MC, feminist, television producer, record producer, and talk show hostess. The Hip-hop culture began around the 1970’s in Bronx, New York and it was mostly amongst the Black and Latino community at that time....   [tags: music, color, hip hop, sexuality]
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Good Queen Bess - Good Queen Bess When Anne Boleyn gave birth to King Henry the eighths first born daughter, it changed the world’s history as we know it. His daughter, Elizabeth the 1st would have a huge impact on the culture, life and the way women are thought of in British history. On Sept. 7th 1533, Elizabeth, the daughter of King Henry was born. The King of England wasn’t as thrilled since she wasn’t a boy, who would mean an heir to the throne, but it was still okay. Due to the fact that after 2 more births that resulted in death, Anne Boleyn was beheaded in 1936 when Elizabeth was only 3 years old....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Life of Queen Elizabeth I - The Life of Queen Elizabeth I Queen Elizabeth was born in Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533. She died on March 24, 1603, of natural causes. Her father was Henry VII. His second wife, Anne Boleyn was Elizabeth's mother. King Henry wanted a son, but received a daughter, instead, from his second wife. Before Elizabeth's third birthday, Henry had her mother beheaded on charges of adultery and treason. Elizabeth was brought up in a separate household at Hatfield (not known). King Henry's third wife gave birth to a son....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays] 816 words
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The Doubt of Future Foes by Queen Elizabeth I: The Outraged Thoughts of a Proud Queen - One might second guess poetry written by the Queen of England while others might be intrigued by it. During Queen Elizabeth’s challenging reign as Queen, she faced many burdensome obstacles. In her poem, “The Doubt of Future Foes”, she describes a significant one which involved her sister, Mary of Scots. She expresses her condescending and disgusted attitude toward her tenacious sister by using picturesque language. The inspiration for this poem, Mary had been living under her sister’s protection in England after being removed from the Scottish throne....   [tags: poetry, imagery, rule]
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