Britian Essays

  • Letter (colonist) to Britian friend in 1776

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    1.     Letter to friend in England. Dearest Friend of England,                              1776 I know it is hard to believe we (the colonists) would be on the verge of a revolution against our own homeland. My father has explained to me the reasons we deserve independence from God, the King, and the British people. There are many things going on in the colonies to lead us to our current thoughts. The British people have imposed many Acts upon us colonists. In the year 1767, British parliament

  • roman britian

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    clearly as possible, historians must look to to the events that lead up to event that is being studied. In the case of Anglo-Saxon Britian post Roman occupation, we must learn how the Anglo-Saxon socitey emurged. To do this, the history of pre-roman britian must be observed as well as the Roman ocupation, which eventually led to the Anglo-Saxon presence. Anglo-Saxon Britian was established with the end of the Roman influence on what is now known as the United Kingdom. The history of the Roman occupation

  • A Women's Right to Vote in Britian

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    Women had a tough time in the mid 1800’s; in Britain in Particular. They had hardly any rights, could only work certain jobs, and could not vote. Women should have had more right, or just as equal rights as men had. Men were sexist against women; they did not think women could achieve the standards men were held to. It mostly occurred in the lower class, but the lower class and upper class were victims al well. These women were not the wealthiest, but they also were not the poorest, they fell somewhere

  • Imperial Reform in Britian from 1815 to 1870

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    Imperial Reform in Britian from 1815 to 1870 The period 1815 to 1870 was characterized by radical change in the character of the British Empire, to the extent that, by the end of the period, the empire consisted of two distinct parts: one made up of ‘dependent’ colonies, experiencing direct formal rule; and the other made up of self-governing ‘settlement’ colonies. This development occurred as a result of a series of social, political and economic reforms. In order to judge whether economic

  • Family Structure In Post-War Britian

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    World War ǁ was a global military event, the most colossal conflict in history lasting from 1939-1945, it involved most of the worlds nations including Great Britain. WWII had far-reaching implications for most of the world. The following essay will demonstrate the changes the UK family has undergone since World War ǁ, the following essay will also throw light upon the changes in family types, economic activities of women , power distribution, laws and sexuality with respect to disciplines of

  • Explain the manner in which Irish people have been racialized in Britian and discuss the impact on people of Irish ethnicty living in that country.

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    Over the course of the past few centuries the racialization and treatment of the Irish people in Britain has changed dramatically. This is due in part, to the paradigm surrounding the dynamic and fluctuating relationship between both nations. From the colonization, subjugation and simeonization of the Irish people, as British subjects, during the eighteenth and nineteenth century; through to the dichotomy created around the question for the British government of, ‘What to do with the Irish?’, arising

  • Negative Effects Of British Imperialism

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    takes over a weaker nation or region and dominates its economic, political, or cultural life. Great Britian emerged as a leading imperial power seeking to extend its influence around the world. Eventually, it was said that "The sun never sets" on the British Empire. Two main causes of British imperialism in India stemmed from economic motives. During the Industrial Revolution, which began in Great Britian, there was a high demand for raw materials and new markets. Britian's favorable island location

  • How Did The Romans Influence Empire

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    scattered tribes. (Wasson, Roman Britian) This has obviously affected more than Britain but it introduced a new topic for them, unity. They then would push their religion, Christianity, on to the Britons which would stick with the culture then all the way to modern day England. (Wasson, Roman Britian) Now with Briton having unity the Romans would then strive to build big cities to start the trade and global power they knew Britain could be. (Wasson, Roman Britian) Though all they strived for would

  • Was The American Revolution Morally Justified?

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    The colonies were morally justified in declaring independence because many of the things Britain did toward them. Britain passed acts and laws that were not always fair for the colonists.They were justified because the king had ignored them for many years, and over those years the colonies built themselves up. That combination of independence and being treated like machinery led to a great deal of resentment. Revolution was inevitable, and justified. The first major law that the British government

  • Zionism In The 19th Century

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    The forces that eventually gave rise to organized political Zionism were spawned by conditions in nineteenth century europe. Pinsker wrote in 1891 the Autoemancipation, which argued that antisemitism was so deeply embedded in european society that no matter what the laws said, jews would never be treated as equals. He was more interested in the issues of national identity than religion. The Jewish State, written by Herzl, claimed that Jews constituted a nation but lacked a political state in which

  • Irony And Contradictions During The American Revolution

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    The American revolution was the starting point in where America really became independent from, being shackled to Great Britain, but this war had its own irony and contradictions. With each war there are always people fighting for something that they believe in, whether they are right or wrong. As long as the people believe in what they are fighting for then they will always believe that they are fighting for the greater good. In this war the Americans believe in what they were fighting for and the

  • The Role Of Knights In Medieval Warfare

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    During the Medieval era, lasting from the 5th century to the 15th century, warfare was considered a way of life. In warfare, the knights were recognized as one of the most powerful warriors on the battlefield. These knights, or mounted warriors, were considered deadly because they could move extremely fast and deal enormous damage to infantry by charging into them. Loyal only to their feudal lords, knights went on conquests, but also stayed in their castle defending their lords. This was important

  • Dbq The Relationship Between Cricket And Politics

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    The relationship between cricket and politics was a vacillating one that started when Great Britian conquered India in 1858. The liaison added to the problems India was already suffering like different sets of religious beleifs and social disunity, by bringing in traditions and regulations that only furthered the battle India was facing with itself. Even though India and Great Britian had problems, there was one thing that helped settle the disputes; cricket. Cricket was a mediator between India

  • draft 1

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    By the 1830s the United States had created a waterway from New York to New Orleans. Water transportation became a popular way to travel in the 1800s. People enjoyed traveling on steamboats along new canals. Canals and steamboats helped the economy of a still young nation. The use of steamboats and newly built canals during the nineteenth century lead to a major decrease in travel time, additional jobs, and lower shipping cost, while helping to grow the U.S economy. Flatboats and keelboats were the

  • The Brink of War

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    The Brink of War In 1914, there were many things that placed Europe at the brink if war. Nationalism, militarism, imperialism, social darwinism, and Jingoes where five of the main forces that were pushing Europe to the brink of war. Another main force was the development of Alliance systems. These ideas and systems threatened the balance of power which could then cause a major war to break out. In Europe at the time, there were many ideas which were causing friction. Nationalism, which was the

  • Take Up Arms Dbq Analysis

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    England to Europe; America to itself,” (doc 6). Thomas Paine, the author of Common Sense, was trying to further unite the colonists and propel them into revolt. Britian no longer reflected the intrests of the colonies, as seen through the lack of representation, and thus America should separate from it. Eventually, the colonists were propelled by their anger at taxation to unite in taking up arms. The 2nd Continental

  • The Great Depression

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    Great Depression was one of the most severe economic situation the world had ever seen. It all started during late 1929 and lasted till 1939. Although, the origin of depression was United Sattes but with US Economy being highly correlated with global economy, the ill efffects were seen in the whole world with high unemployment, low production and deflation. Overall it was the most severe depression ever faced by western industrialized world. Stock Market Crashes, Bank Failures and a lot more, left

  • The Past and Present Treatment of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

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    the late 1940's and the early 1950's (after the end of World War Two) Black carrabiens were encouraged to come from their homeland-the carrabien to come and work for Britain. This later evolved into people from other countries coming to work in Britian, e.g. India, Bangladesh, Sri-lanka and many more Asian countries. Britian's economy was doing so well but there was a shortage of workers. This was one of the reasons why Britain wanted people to immigrate to Britain. in 1948 the nationality act

  • The Evolution Of Jet Engines

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    adaptations of piston engines and were usually very heavy and complicated. These thoughts were refined in the 1930's when the turbine engine design lead to the patent of the turbojet engine by Sir Frank Whittle of Great Britian. It was Sir Whittle's design that lead Great Britian into the jet age with the first successful flight. At the same time, the Germans were designing there own jet engine and aircraft which would be one of the factors that kept Germany alive in World War II. With technological

  • Claudius: The Unlikely Emperor of Rome

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    sadly Agrippina had to ruin it. Overall from his humble beginnings to sad endings, he was among a few of the top Emperors of Rome in my book. He kept balance, killing conspirers and punishing those aiding them. He grew the empire through annexing Britian. He had very close ties and great respect for his army which I personally like. Despite his disabilities (mentally and physically) he was still able to lead his nation better than some previous more enabled