Essays Tagged: "British people"

Eugenics Brief discussion of eugenics in America

cerned with mathematics. He was completing a statistical study of "latent ability" among a group of British people mainly through the reading of their biographical sketches, Galton noticed that most o ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Roman Occupation of Britian

vernment. The Romans did all this from thousands of miles away. This general harsh treatment of the British people led to the rebellion of Boudicca and the sack and Burning of London.The Romans occupi ... the next day. They won the beachhead at Dover. Julius Caesar left a month later recalling that the British troops were stronger than he had thought. (10, p.19) Julius Caesar had multiple motives for ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

'Gallipoli was a turning point in Australia's history' Assess the impact of the ANZAC experience on Australia and Australians since 1915.

war and still "clung" to England. Many people referred to Britain as home and idealised everything British. People were generally unsure of what Australians were meant to be. They did not know whethe ... r the first time realised this, truly becoming a nation. After the diggers' firsthand experience of British blunders and arrogance, they realised they were as competent as the British and had the righ ...

(5 pages) 130 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Power of Congress to Regulate and Enfore the Interstate Trade Clause in the Constitution

nation. Its foundation rested on no particular grievance, but many against King George III and the British people. Thomas Jefferson lists "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" as the rights o ... s for uniform prohibitory trade regulations that would eventually lead to privileged trading in the British markets. It also provides for a federal navy that will assist the United States in establish ...

(6 pages) 104 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Blitz, Sources questions.

1. Study Source AWhat can people learn from Source A about the response of the British people to the effects of the Blitz?People can learn that the British responded to terror and ... ore it would not show the bad things like the deaths and fear but only the bravery and unity of the British people. I can conclude from this that it is a biased source.2.Study Sources B,C,How useful a ... ke this daily then they would be encouraged to do the same as these people and face the world with 'British "grit"' even though their houses were bombed and wrecked. The origin of the photograph is al ...

(12 pages) 67 0 4.0 Sep/2003

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

The optimisms at the turn of the 20th century fostered a greater sense of nationalism for many reasons.

e sharing of ideas made people proud of where they came from. If a good idea came from Britain, the British people were proud of their countries good idea. Racism also played somewhat of a role in the ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"In What ways and to what extent were the lives of the British people affected by the first world war?"

"In What ways and to what extent were the lives of the British people affected by the first world war?"The first world war began when Germany invaded Polan ... B1 had a huge impact on the home front it is the most famous recruiting poster of all. It shows the British Commander in chief. Its impact was tremendous. I believe this had such a great impact becaus ... he picture it literally stares in to your eyes, the bold writing and the it says "BRITONS" implying British people we want you. Which I think made a lot of people think " Am I one of those people he i ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Geopolitical conflict in French Canada

Strife between the French and British in Canada left the category of warfare long ago, but it is still, historically, the cause of ... Eventually (1763) the English defeated the French, and took control of New France. Even though the British now had authority in the French region, they allowed the French to retain their Roman Cathol ... they allowed the French to retain their Roman Catholicism, land-tenure system and laws. Later, the British were left, by their war with America, with 'British North America.' This war cause many Brit ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Churchill Dude

n for his stubborness yet courageous leadership as Prime Minister for Great Britain when he led the British people from the brink of defeat during World War II.Following his graduation from the Royal ... an citizenship.In 1965, at the age of 90 he died of a stroke. His death marked the end of an era in British History and he was given a state funeral and was buried in St. Martin's Churchyard, Bladon, ...

(2 pages) 30 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The BNP, Worry For The Future

really stand for. Here are their stances on basic issues:Immigration- Time to say noEurope- Back to British independenceEconomy - British workers firstForeign aid - Time to spend money on ourselvesPen ... away very talented individuals who have a lot to offer this country. They also say that the native British people will soon become the ethnic minority, that's a very big exaggeration and anyway, woul ...

(3 pages) 45 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Political and Religious Context of Paradise Lost John Milton - Paradise Lost

nteenth century was a land of political instability and religious persecution. Dissention among the British people began during the reign of the Stuart, Charles I (1629-1640). Charles I along with kin ... and Worcester, secured colonies in the Caribbean such as Jamaica, and defeated the Dutch regaining British naval superiority (Halliday 120-122). Cromwell died in 1658 leaving the control of England t ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The British Myth:The Myth of British Air Supremecy in WWII.

The dominance of British aircraft during World War II played a major part in the survival and eventual victory of the ... d to be one of the most powerful fighters of its time. These two airplanes became the embodiment of British determination and vigour during their time in the air in World War II. They became the ident ... in the air in World War II. They became the identity of the British people, reinforcing the idea of British ingenuity, willpower, and endurance through these terrible times. To become these heroic sym ...

(12 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2005

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

Anglican Church

withdrew from Britain and the country was subsequently overrun by the Picts, Scots and Saxons, the British people fled to the south and west of the island, taking the Church and it's teaching with th ... eceive special privileges. But Broughton realised the enormous potential for growth and lobbied the British Government to create separate dioceses as a means of extending the Church's mission. Brought ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Roman Occupation Of Britian

vernment. The Romans did all this from thousands of miles away. This general harsh treatment of the British people led to the rebellion of Boudicca and the sack and Burning of London.The Romans occupi ... the next day. They won the beachhead at Dover. Julius Caesar left a month later recalling that the British troops were stronger than he had thought. (10, p.19) Julius Caesar had multiple motives for ...

(10 pages) 824 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Arthur: Beyond The Legend

y? Many historians believe that the legendary figure of King Arthur may have been based upon a real British king from the Dark Ages. Who he actually was is an enigma, but some scholars have found rema ... lly was is an enigma, but some scholars have found remarkable parallels between Arthur and an early British ruler named Cuneglasus. Cuneglasus ruled part of Britain during the sixth century. He ...

(2 pages) 483 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Italian Invasion of Abyssinia

viour. The League of Nations union took a ballot in Britain 1934-35. It showed that the majority of British people supported the use of military force to defend Abyssinia if necessary. They realised i ... ecessary. They realised it was now time to “get tough”. At an assembly of the league, the British foreign minister, Hoare, made a speech about the value of collective security. There was muc ...

(4 pages) 2853 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Comparison of social injustice and protest in the poems 'Half caste' and 'Nothing's Changed'

bs to blow up the luxurious 'white' occupied areas and the similar rage can be seen in John against British people who are unjust towards 'Half Castes'. The similarities in these poems show the common ... / I'm Half-caste" (1-2). This gives an overview of the poem which is based on the theme of how some British people are unfair to people who are 'Half- Caste'. In spite of this, the poet is proud of hi ...

(8 pages) 20 0 2.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Mercantilism

ependent country seeks for in an independent country; deception is one that any country avoids. The British imperial power of the 1700?s was increasing gradually as the years passed. More territories ... More territories and countries were being colonized by England, with many promises attached by the British government. Yet after time passed the colonies began to see that those promises were granted ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Mercantilism

ependent country seeks for in an independent country; deception is one that any country avoids. The British imperial power of the 1700's was increasing gradually as the years passed. More territories ... More territories and countries were being colonized by England, with many promises attached by the British government. Yet after time passed the colonies began to see that those promises were granted ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Preidents And Prime Ministers Of WW2

940-1945 then in 1951-1955. He was 65 years old when he was first Prime Minister. Churchill led the British people through their darkest hours in World War 2. After many months of bombs being dropped ...

(3 pages) 970 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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