Essays Tagged: "british history"

A Queen Adored, England's Elizabeth II

s a writer in 1954, where she concentrated on the topic of parenting. She later turned her focus to British history, and became recognized for her talent as a biographer. She was awarded the James Tai ...

(7 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

British history

British historyThe Celts arrived 2500 to 3000 ago. Their language survives in Welsh and Gaelic. Engl ... e invasion of the Celtic tribes. The Romans towns and forts were connected roads, which was used by British for many centuries. The Jutes, the Angles and the Saxon tribes arrived from German lands. Th ... rmada and this. Together with the explorations carried out by Sir Francis Drake, helped established British supremacy on the seas. Scotland was united with England when James VI. Of Scotland was crown ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How could the Walpolean oligarchy be at once exclusive and stable?

in Walpole's record term of office, created the most clearly defined period of oligarchical rule in British history. The 'Whig oligarchy' created a powerful and potentially dangerous division in the c ... tened to destabilise the kingdom. However, it is false to assume that the inherent stability of the British constitution made instability impossible. Rather, a combination of personal qualities and ev ...

(8 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Life and Times of Queen Victoria The Life and Times of Victoria by Dorothy Marshall

eat Britain and Ireland and Empress of India, is recognized for being the longest ruling monarch in British history. Her reign of sixty-three years seven months came to be known as the Victorian era. ... own as the Victorian era. Queen Victoria was not only the ruler of the United Kingdom, but also the British Empire, which included Canada, Australia, India, New Zealand, and significant parts of Afric ...

(9 pages) 67 0 1.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Victorian Age.

The Victorian Age is a period in British history during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century; her character and moral stan ... Queen Victoria in the 19th century; her character and moral standards restored the prestige of the British monarchy. This era brought about great changes in all areas of everyday living. There were g ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the Impact of WW1 on British women during the period 1914 - 1921'

The Great War had significant and enduring influence on the lives of all British women. The huge scale of the war resulted in the enormous participation of almost six millio ... they were thrust into the labour, social and economic spotlight, something never previously seen in British history. In particular the allies' defeat of Germany relied heavily on the input of women. W ... ed in the war effort and showed as much nationalistic behavior as men, something that surprised the British Government. This demand for labour was exacerbated in 1916 due to the introduction of conscr ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2005

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

Was the British Empire a good thing that enlarged the world creating possibilities for everyone or was it just a way for some to gain power and wealth?

The British Empire has been the largest colonial empire in history, it comprised nearly one fifth of the ... ies all over the world including Africa, India, North America, Australia, East Asia, all fell under British rule or occupation. British History can include the history of all those colonies that were ... h History can include the history of all those colonies that were ruled by and or influenced by the British. The British imperial century took place from 1815, the end of the Napoleonic Wars until the ...

(3 pages) 49 1 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Battle of Britain

this essay is "the Battle of Britain". I think "the Battle of Britain" is an important event in the British 20th century. In this essay I will explain this battle between Germany and Britain, discuss ... e the consequences if Britain lost this battle. Lastly I will discuss how this event has marked the British history in later time."The Battle of Britain" took place during the WW2, 1940. The battle wa ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2006

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

The Relief of Poverty 1750-1914

l Revolution, mobility of labour, population growth or even the Poor Law; they all played a part in British poverty.Between 1750 and 1834 there was a large increase in the population, combined with mi ... bined with migration from the countryside to the towns in search of work. Also according to the BBC British History "through the 1700s the population virtually doubled every 50 years" (BBC, 2006). Wit ...

(4 pages) 55 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Is there still a class system In Britain?

Class in British society has been a major factor on how society has developed throughout history. Society in ... eotyped individuals into class categories and Marx claims that class struggle has been the basis of British history for years, but is class still an issue today? This essay will explore Class in the p ... he 21st Century, class has evolved more as a perception of the individual. A study completed by the British Studies Web Pages (BSW, 13 Sep 2005), on whether or not Britain was still an Elitist Country ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Aqualiza Quartz Shower

IMBA 2006Problem StatementAqualisa launched the most significant shower innovation in recent British history: the Quartz shower. The shower provides significant improvements in terms of quality ...

(8 pages) 383 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Choose at least two scenes from the play, and explain how they illustrate how Rita changes as the play progresses.

h for higher learning. Being set in the 80's, the play reflects some of the most crucial moments in British history for women and their access to continue learning after leaving school.'Pygmalion' is ...

(6 pages) 35 1 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

British History In A Nutshell

British History In A Nutshell Britain: situated near the continent; coast easily accessible; fertile ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Time Traveller and the Time Machine

farms and occasional market towns. It had become the principal manufacturing nation in the world.In British history, the country had never been richer and stronger than this time.A wide range of new i ... l God began to seem mere superstition, left over from an earlier, more credulous age.A good deal of British literature of the period 1880 to 1914 attempts either to dramatize the spiritual void create ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Early resistance to british na

lism problem is the nationalist movement in India. Indians celebrated 50 years of independence from British rule in August 1997. The end of the empire in India was a massive blow to British imperialis ... emocrat. Masters like Cavour or Mazzini were the new heroes for the young students. That is why the British government prohibited the study of British History of the XIXth century in Indian schools. B ...

(13 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Legendary Queen Boudica And The Iceni Tribe

The Legendary Queen Boudica and the Iceni Tribe Whenever discussing 'British history', the first things that usually come to mind are the numerous Johns, Edwards, and He ... r the great Shakespearean plays that modeled today's literature. But what about the history behind 'British history?' In fact, not much is known about what went on in the Roman-Britain era(43 AD to 38 ... Therefore, it would be most informative to learn about something that had occurred in the "older" 'British history', and in this case, the Roman-Britain era. One significant, historical event that oc ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Features and impacts of Thatcherism In UK

cherism is the political ideology, which is personified to free market policy of Margaret Thatcher, British prime minister from 1979 to 1990. Thatcherism is also known as the same kind of policy and t ... se Margaret Thacher win three next general elections and was the longest standing prime minister in british history at 20th century. What were these things that keep the Thatcherism alive so long? /1; ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

How Australia's relationship with the USA developed in World War II and during the fifteen years after from 1945 to 1960.

fter from 1945 to 1960.IntroductionBefore the Second World War Australia's greatest allies were the British, being one of the dominate countries of that time. But during the Second World War when Aust ... apanese Army on February 15th 1942, is considered one of the greatest defeats in the history of the British Army and probably Britain's worst defeat in World War Two. The major British military base i ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Gap Between Fact and Fiction Jamaica Kincaid "On Seeing England for the First Time" V. S. Naipaul "Jasmine" discussing myths in society

you die but only if you have been good” (209). Kincaid grew up in Antigua which is one of the British Isles; therefore the school systems would enforce teaching British history. Through the way ...

(5 pages) 2362 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Lawrence of Arabia

"T.E. Lawrence remains one of the most appealing characters or 'personalities' in twentieth-century British history or one of its greatest poseurs". Even though he loved his country he had a lot of sy ... em to what is really going around them. Such as when Lawrence knows what might be going on with the British in Arabia but the general makes him feel so important, this makes Lawrence believe in his ow ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies