Essays Tagged: "British"

War of 1812--Impressments

mericans. There were many causes which led up to the War of 1812. This included, tax hikes from the British, the seizure of American and French merchant ships, American goods being sold for less money ... ican and French merchant ships, American goods being sold for less money than the English Products, British impressments (the forcing of American sailors to join the British Royal Fleet), stealing of ...

(7 pages) 80 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

What were the advantages and disadvantages of British rule for India?

Advantages brought to India during rule from the British, were brought by the East India Company, which were run my Indian princes that were protecte ... were brought by the East India Company, which were run my Indian princes that were protected by the British. The East India Company established many things for India including telegraph, railroad, and ... rmy called the sepoys to defend its interests and India's borders. The Sepoys were commanded by the British officers and were supported by the units of the British army. Although the Indians benefited ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Thomas Jefferson.

n the colonies, the revolutionary war would have still been inevitable.Ideally, in the minds of the British, the colonists were loyal citizens who abided by all laws made by the king and parliament. T ... ve bodies. While England had ultimate rule, often times the colonies would not obey orders from the British. The colonists were already on a crash course to a revolution; the English granting home rul ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What are the causes of the Revioultionary War?

nvolved with commerce. The colonists thought taxation without representation was unfair because the British didn't have a right to impose taxes on them. The colonists felt that taxation without repres ... pose taxes on them. The colonists felt that taxation without representation limited their rights as British citizens. The demand for no taxation without representation also helped make the idea of dem ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

British Colonies: colonization of India and why was it a turning point.

(a)The British initially went to India to trade but stayed to rule. The British occupied all the major part ... parts of India and the country was gradually transformed politically, economically and socially.The British plundered every class of Indian people and ruled India for its own benefit. Due to this inva ... the first war independence and India became the jewel in the English crown and a major part of the British Empire.Through the years and after being educated the Indians demanded political and economi ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Patrick henry and how he was one of the best persuasive speakers ever

hat might arise to that part of the speech. He shows through a verbal example how if they allow the British to continue invading, then the British will soon enslave them all with the chains of subject ... he speech with little to no opposition. As soon as any questions arose, overflowing evidence of the British's tyrannical actions immediately put them down.

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

European Imperialism in India

arly twentieth centuries, imperialism became an important issue in India. The Europeans, namely the British, began colonizing vast portions of India. These imperialistic movements had varying effects, ... nts had varying effects, some with positive repercussions, while other effects ended negatively.The British took control of India knowing they would gain much by doing so. In an excerpt from O.P. Aust ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Opium was a minor cause of the first Opium War"

Here the merchants faced a great problem, many Chinese officials refused to speak directly with the British merchants which in many cases led to great frustration and delays in an industry were time w ... Chinese would not identify any other state as an equal and as such treated them appropriately. The British did not accept this and demanded diplomatic equality to no avail. Some British officials eve ...

(6 pages) 54 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Master and Commander": Analyze the movie from an 'Organizational Behavior' point of view.

adership in this movie. In terms of this, the captain has the power to influence the seamen. As the British crew pursued its opponent, the captain and his team were searching for a calculated strategy ... ly learning about the changing environment, such as the new technology used by the French ship. The British naval officers were able to create an emergent strategy. The captain used the Fiedler leader ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The Positive and Negative Effects of Imperialism"

sponsibility for our own government." (GANDHI)India got a lot out of Imperialism, good and bad. The British found a lot of usefulProducts in India but they also had put lots of time and energy into In ... and they did but it also came at some cost to them. So Imperialism did many positive things for the British and for India.When the British found India they had the opportunity to get a whole lot of re ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Revolutionary War

83 a war was going on. This war was called the Revolutionary war. In this war the Americans and the British were fighting. They were constantly fighting over freedom and land. Each of the two sides ha ... ing over freedom and land. Each of the two sides had strengths and weaknesses. The strengths of the British helped the Americans, which were once part of England, to win the war but their weaknesses a ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Opium Wars

or my country that the government tried to prohibit trade in it, but the prohition failed. When the British discovered the value of the opium trade in 1773, they were determined to benefit.My people p ... discovered the value of the opium trade in 1773, they were determined to benefit.My people paid the British for the opium, and the British used the money to pay for the goods they bought from us.I was ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

George Rogers Clark - By Jeannett Ablan

merica. The story is about the man who lead the soldiers of America into battle against indians and British forces in the western territories of America.George Rogers Clark was a strong man who usaull ... xplore.So when America called on him to fight in the west, he was there in a flash. He defeated the British in the west by working a series of campaignes in witch he took all the British forts in the ...

(1 pages) 464 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

All Hale Radar, Savior Of The Brits

that would change everything was radar, which was created in the years preceding World War II. The British would end up relying on their, at the time, advanced radar system to avoid any disasters cau ... dvanced radar system to avoid any disasters caused by the Germans who greatly outnumbered them. The British won the Battle of Britain because of the advantage they had with the most important tactical ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

In accordance with your own research what key reasons for Britain's defeat in the "American War of Independence" are not explained by the movie "The Patriot?" Explain citing examples.

ch is set in 1776 with intense fighting and heavy recruiting between the American colonists and the British. Throughout the movie, there are many events and moments which do not clarify the reasons wh ... which do not clarify the reasons why the American colonists won the War of Independence against the British and include British debt and taxes, Britain’s limited communications and the importance ...

(2 pages) 16 1 4.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Compare and Contrast

ll, by M.G. Vassanji, and Cinnamon Gardens, by Shyam Selvadurai, are novels that indirectly discuss British colonialism. The In-Between World of Vikram Lall follows the life of Vikram Lall, an Indian ... h both novels are written during the same time period, the authors have different views towards the British, one being in favor and the other against. In Vassanji's novel, the British were disliked be ...

(8 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Perception Intuition, it's all in the mind.

Pattern recall research in sport can be illustrated in Rugby Union, where the recall ability of the British team through to U17 talent identification squad members has been examined.Presented with vid ... on court, the location of each player as they had last seen them in the video clip. On average, the British players were able to recall accurately the location of 72% of all players. In comparison, Br ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The American Revolution (The Revolutionary War)

French and Indian war was one of the biggest eye openers for the Americans. Although it seemed the British took our side with the struggle against French and Indian population attacking, the resultin ... ster William Pitt were at the point of declaring bankruptcy; however, the Empire had a better idea. British authorities used the colonists for their own personal gain, by applying fees, taxes, and stu ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

What was the Main cause of the American Revolution

tion was how the American Colonists began to formulate a new way of thinking that differed from the British.The problems are just beginning to start as the colonies started having conflicts with Brita ... beginning to start as the colonies started having conflicts with Britain regarding the inflation of British Soldiers into the colonist's territories. The colonies were already just starting to form th ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars