Essays Tagged: "British Army"

Thomas Paine-Common Sense and related writings. How do his ideas about the British Constitution compare with his ideas about nature?

timistic for they showed Great Britain that they had the potential to do considerable damage to the British army. However, the American's revived optimism was shattered due to the veto of the Olive Br ... y 1776. After selling 150,000 copies in a few weeks, the American people realized the errors of the British constitution and the idiotic idea of a monarchy.In Pain's opinion, the form of government sh ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ve amount of people to follow him and his beliefs. He did this by civil disobedience concerning the British, fasting for non-violence, non-violence all together, Ashimsa, and his own Satyagraha. He wa ... alled 'Ashimsa.' This word means non-violent or non-injury. He used protests in order to defeat the British. One very effective 'Ashimsa' was Gandhi's Nationwide day of prayer and fasting. With all of ...

(3 pages) 106 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Nelson Mandela and his New Nation

From 1900 to 1901 the British Army conquered Dutch settlers known as Boers in the Boer War and South Africa became a of th ... he whites in South Africa are Boers. In 1948 the National Party started apartheid, which meant only British colony. The Boers becathe main voting support for the dominant National Party; over 50% ...

(6 pages) 105 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

This a book report on the Ghost of Tsavo and discusses how there is possible two types of lions in Africa

on his is the most boring of the bunch.The first story is of Colonel John Henry Patterson. He was a British army engineer in charge of building a railroad across Uganda. He was sent to over see the bu ...

(5 pages) 50 0 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Banastre Tarleton and the American Revolution

Banastre Tarleton was a renowned British officer who fought for Great Britain in the American Revolution. Nicknamed "The Butcher", he ... lishly spent on petty personal items. After living the good life, Tarleton decided to enlist in the British army and his successes are legendary.In 1776, Tarleton volunteered for service in America, t ... red for service in America, to suppress the Revolution. He joined the ongoing war, during the first British siege of Charleston. This was ultimately an unsuccessful siege, making Tarleton's first mili ...

(2 pages) 77 2 4.5 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 ... 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 ... y the units of the British army. Although the Indians benefited from the British rule many resented British rule. The East India Company made sure that British colonist received most of the advantages ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

U.S. history: the 13 original colonies and revolutionary war

the American Revolution.In 1776, the representitives of the colonies called for separation from the british. WIth what the decleration of independance said , it made the united states a nation. Led by ... the american army fought hard, for the new nation. With the French help, the americans defeated the british and thats how we won our independance.In the revolutionary war George Washington helped out ...

(1 pages) 46 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Boston Massacre Trial.

, and Samuel Quincy, along with Robert Treat Paine, will represent the prosecution. In this case of British Soldiers versus American colonists, Captain Preston pleads not guilty.By 1770, there were ap ... ts, Captain Preston pleads not guilty.By 1770, there were approximately 600 redcoat soldiers of the British army residing in Boston. They were cursed upon by native Bostonians and called "lobsters" in ...

(7 pages) 72 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

World War II.

early morning hours of September 1, 1939, the German armies marched into Poland. On September 3 the British and French surprised Hitler by declaring war on Germany, but they had no plans for rendering ... ime minister, Winston Churchill--vowed to continue fighting. Whether it could was questionable. The British army had left most of its weapons on the beaches at Dunkirk. Stalin was in no mood to challe ...

(15 pages) 155 1 4.8 Oct/2003

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

Notes about Patriot movie - a character sketch of the British

Patriot notesBritish army - appears to be more organized, disciplinaryAmerican army - confuse, scare, disorganize ... ganized, disciplinaryAmerican army - confuse, scare, disorganized(emergency hospital) first time is British army thankful, then Tavington - cruelty, inhuman behaviourblack staff - free men - act of gr ... ath) - Tavington actually doesn't represent whole Britain>dramatic music + slow motion for effectBritish army - "fanatic", organize, disciplinaryAmerican army - ' colonists ran away ' > disorgan ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

British Army Transformations from 1645-1913. this is part 1: English Civil War to Seven Years War. Each part is 20 pages!!

From Roundheads to Trenches:the revolving transformations of the British Army from 1645-1913Foreword:I realize this paper is probably "all-encompassing" in an almost ... ican Revolution, but felt it was important for two reasons: It was the first white-on-white war the British were involved in away from Europe, and it saw the introduction of an enemy that did not assu ... Division (South East) Headquarters, headquartered by a command and control element that is majority British military. This served to heighten my curiosity and I spent many hours in the dining facility ...

(25 pages) 119 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

British Army Transformations from 1645-1913. this is part 2: Seven Years War to Crimean War. Each part is 20 pages!!

followed by the Seven Years' War (1756-63) that extended as far as North America as the French and British battled for territory in the New World. As the standing army swelled to over 135,000 total s ... e (their importance blinded by the beloved navy) found a strange mix of competency and neglect. The British Army was the epitome of a highly disciplined force that would and could stand abreast and de ...

(24 pages) 83 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

British Army Transformations from 1645-1913. this is part 3: Crimean War to pre-WW1. Each part is 20 pages!!

ility to quickly adapt 'on-the-fly', altering their own tactics as the war progressed. However, the British involvement in the Crimean War lasted for only two years, and this time around, by the Briti ... the surviving junior officers to ascend into positions of power that would be utilized to continue British influence in Africa and Asia, it fell victim to the age-old cycle of recruit-war-release, an ...

(23 pages) 69 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Rebellion's of Upper and Lower Canada.

untries began squabbles over who controlled which territory.In 1759 General Wolfe in control of the British army was sent to the Plains of Abraham outside of Quebec. By the end of the day Quebec belon ... Illustrated History of Canada, Wynn Graeme p.213). In 1763 Quebec was officially passed over to the British Monarch. Ben Franklin tried to pursue the French to join the American colonies but was unsuc ...

(8 pages) 43 0 3.8 Mar/2004

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

Warfare During WWI

at was to dry feet and change socks regularly. During the winter of 1914-15, over 20,000 men in the British army were treated for trench foot. Whale oil was used to oil the soldiers' feet because it w ... ed five million tons of artillery shells against the enemy. In the first two weeks of a battle, the British with other allies managed to shoot 4,283,550 shells at the German defenses. The trenches nev ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

"Describe the early history of a modern warfare weapon." My essays about the history of the Machine gun, describing when it was invented, by who and how it works.

or until the bullet belt would run out of bullets. The Maxim Gun was adopted by the British Army in 1889. The machinegun was first used by the British colonial forces in the Matable wa ... ur Machineguns. The design of Maxim's gun was taken over by the Vickers Company and was used by the British army for over seventy years. The Maxim Gun could fire 400-600 rounds of small-calibre ...

(1 pages) 30 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Life in the trenches

ed with few gains and a lot of casualties. On the first day of the Battle of the Somme in 1916, the British Army lost around 20,000 men. The attack cost the Allies over half a million casualties but o ...

(1 pages) 57 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analysis of Dulce Decorum Est

ting patriotically, the soldiers were living a true horror. Wilfred Owen, who was an officer in the British Army during the World War I, offers a real testimony of what the war could look like in his ...

(4 pages) 179 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Why is IRA decommissioning so important?

filled the terms of the Good Friday Agreement then trust would have been found between them and the British army. If the IRA do not decommission, then there will never be peace.It is not often that th ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The battle of lexington

tle of LexingtonThe Battle of Lexington was the most important battle of the revolutionary war. The British army had been sent to Boston as a result of the Boston Tea Party. The redcoats had been ther ... on so the militia would not be able to use it. The colonists needed a way to be alert if the British redcoats were coming so they thought up a plan to put one lantern on a church steeple if the ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History