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    Tragic Life and Works of Robert Browning

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    Robert Browning established some great works in the 18th century his poems had dramatic verses and a dramatic style. Browning took off very slowly but when he did he became very noticed in the English society and his hard work eventually took off and got noticed also. Browning symbolizes the dramatic monologue like for example, in his poem ‘’my last duchess’’ he gave out conclusions through his characters actions. Browning was influenced by many other poets and events that took place in the 18th

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    Lord Liverpool's Government's Responsibility for the Popular Unrest in the Years 1815 - 1821 It is without doubt that the period of Liverpool's government from 1815 to 1821 was one of great civil disturbance. It has been alleged that the period was the closest Britain has ever come to internal revolution with the exception of the civil war. Many historians argue that the unrest, clear in the many violent protests and attempted "uprisings" during the period, was due directly to actions taken

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    Manchester Massacre and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Masque of Anarchy Sometimes a person is beyond all reach of society. Percy Bysshe Shelley was in Italy on August 16, 1819, during an event which shook his native England. The next month, word reached Italy, and upon receiving word of the protest gone awry, he immediately started work on a poem, and finished it before the end of the month (White 105). It became “The Masque of Anarchy.” Written in light of the 1819 Manchester Massacre, it demonstrates

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    The Jamestown Massacre

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    The Jamestown Massacre 104 men were sent to form Jamestown in 1607. 4 months after they arrived, 70 had died. Thousands were sent to take their place over the next 3 years, but they also died. Why? * Jamestown was founded on may 14 1607, by a small group led by Christopher Newport who was hired by the London company to transport colonists. * Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in America. * Many settlers died in the winter of 1609-1610. * Survivors were encouraged

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    Kent State Massacre

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    The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were authored in secret by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in response to the repressive Alien and Sedition Acts passed in 1798. In the opinion of Jefferson and Madison, the Acts were unjust. They also represented a major victory for the Federalists. By writing the Resolutions, Jefferson and Madison spearheaded the protests of those against the Alien and Sedition Acts and those in support of stronger states’ rights. Although

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    The Coniston Massacre

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    On the 29th o April, 1977 Captain Cook, commander of a British fleet, landed on the eastern shore of Australia, in an attempt to claim the land under the name of Britain. The land was to be claimed by Britain as a land where the British government could send convicts; in an attempt to ease the struggle in the over flowing prisons. Upon Cooks arrival, he was ordered to follow three rules of claiming a foreign land. They were; 1.     If the land was not claimed, owned or inhabited by another country

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    the victim with an Uzi or Thompson machine gun. One of the most famous and recognizable gang wars was between Al Capone and George ‘Bugs' Moran. This took place in Chicago, Illinois on February 14,1929. This was called ‘The Saint Valentines Day Massacre'. In the morning at a brick building which was a liquor storage building. Five men who were members of the Irish/German gang under control by George Moran. They were there because they thought there was going to be a truck of hijacked whiskey. While

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    The Ayari Tribe

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    In the docudrama ‘Alinta the Flame’ we observe the effect that white settlers had on a young Aboriginal girl and her tribe the Ayari people. It is obvious that the invaders significantly changed the lives of Alinta and the Ayari people in a very negative way. The Ayari people welcomed white settlers into their land and they took advantage of it, both Mcnab and Finlay eventually betrayed the Ayari people. Ultimately Mr Goodman’s group of white settlers massacred the Ayari people. White settlers defiantly

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    The Boston Massacre and Other Contributing Factors of the Revolutionary War The Boston Massacre was not the only cause of the Revolutionary War. There were many events before and after that also contributed to the start of this war. They were the Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Declaratory Act, Townshend Act, Quartering Act, Tea Act, the Boston Tea Party, and Coercive Acts. One of the first taxes put on the colonies by Britain was the Sugar Act. The Sugar Act of 1764 was to raise money to help Parliament

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    Harvest of Shame – Massacre of the Orchard As orchards go, it really wasn't much; especially considering the grand scale of the orchards that dotted the region. Where the latter were measured in thousands of trees, or thousands of bushels per acre, the former was merely thirty-two trees. Thirty-two trees . . . really, if the question arose, that was the only way you could define it. Obviously you couldn't say there were "four-thousand Macintosh trees," or that it yielded "two-thousand bushels

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