Essays Tagged: "british soldiers"

John Adams. This essay tells about the educations John Adams went through and also about his terms in politics

e to Boston for good.In 1770 he got his most dramatic case, where he and Josiah Quincy defended the British Soldiers accused of murder in the Boston Massacre. They won this case. He decided to semiret ... eorge Washington as Commander in Chief of colonial forces he sent the naval forces to challenge the British. Adams laid down the principles of foreign policy and he helped write the resolution of May ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Should the American colonists have been Patriots or Loyalists?

bt; they expected the colonists to help pay this back. After the war, there was tension between the British soldiers and the colonists. In Boston, fights broke out, leading to the Boston Massacre, whe ... the colonists. In Boston, fights broke out, leading to the Boston Massacre, where a mob threatened British soldiers. The colonists despised British soldiers, and vice versa. Soon, it became clear tha ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Revoluitions against the british in 1775-1783.

The American colonists won there war against the British for several reasons. They had an alliance with France who was enemies of Britain; they had h ... vantage and a different style of fighting all these factors contribute to the eventual overthrow of British rule.The two battles, Lexington and Concord had many similarities as the people who actually ... " making arms with whatever they could. They were tradesmen and farmers who blocked the path of the British with up to hundreds of men, many of which were told to go home but refused this led to 8 min ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.2 Apr/2003

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

The Name Of The Father.

on the rooftop of a house stealing scrap-metal he was stupid enough to make himself a target to the British soldiers by pretending to play his guitar with a stick, and started a riot. We saw him stand ... is guitar with a stick, and started a riot. We saw him standing in the crowd, hurling stones at the British soldiers yelling, "English Bastards", even though he's politically naïve. Even in London th ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

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

"Journey's End" by R.C Sherriff.

How does Journey's End show the effects of war on themen involved?Journey's End is a play about British soldiers in World War One, and the effects the war has on them, both physically and mentally ...

(7 pages) 19745 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Hiroshima, a Difficult but Just Decision.

t could've been worse; much worse. It is also estimated that one million Americans and over 250,000 British soldiers would've died had we not dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima. Why? Well, because the Ja ... bomb was that it was morally right, because we literally saved millions of American, Japanese, and British lives. Our goal was to end the war. To end it as quickly as possible, no matter what the ris ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Boston Massacre.

a massacre at all because only five people were killed. It was a considered a massacre because the British government's authority was not going to be tolerated. The name Boston Massacre was invented ... st having to pay taxes. A group of men and boys were taunting and throwing snowballs and rocks at a British soldier, Private Hugh White, which was guarding the Boston Customs House in Boston, Massachu ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Bridge Over The River Kwai by Pierre Boulle.

ar camp in Burma. This camp was run by Colonel Saito. The prisoners of war at this camp were mainly British soldiers led by Colonel Nicholson. The prisoners had to work from dawn to dusk in jungle hea ... beri-beri and jungle soars. They only had six months to complete the bridge.Colonel Saito uses the British soldiers because they are very skilled at building bridges and allows their colonel, Colonel ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Battle of the Somme: Key Factual Material

Somme was one of the key battles of the war. The date of the war actually started on July 1st 1916. British preliminary forces bombarded seven days earlier with a British 9.2 gun on the June 24th 1916 ... bombardment would destroy the German's barbed wire in front of the trenches. With the wire gone the British troops could have got easy access to the enemy's territory and take over from there. However ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

A comparison of two representations of the Bosnian conflict

g and slaughter as members of the UN peacekeeping force in Bosnia. Kominsky interviewed over ninety British soldiers involved in one particular deployment in Bosnia. He also viewed BBC, ITN and amateu ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Were the British soldiers lions led by donkeys?

The question "were the British soldiers 'Lions led by Donkeys?'" has been an ongoing debate since the end of the war. A war ... , and evidence that the soldiers were 'lions led by donkeys'.The Commander-in-cheif Generals of the British Army during the First World War were Sir John French (1915) and Sir Douglas Haig (!915 onwar ... s an overall bad leader to the B.E.F. Seen in such examples as the First Battle of Ypres (1914).The British and German troops co-incidentally met at Ypres, both with the intentions of out-flanking the ...

(9 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

The History Of Hockey

ce hockey derived from English field hockey and Indian lacrosse and was spread throughout Canada by British soldiers in the mid-1800s. Research then turned up mention of a hockeylike game, played in t ... bly fundamentally this game that spread throughout Canada via Scottish and Irish immigrants and the British army. The players adopted elements of field hockey, such as the "bully" (later the face-off) ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Isarel and palestine terrorism

This article is about hostile actions, or actions termed terrorist against Palestinians and British soldiers, by Jewish groups within the British Mandate of Palestine, and later, by Israelis.T ... lled hundreds of Arabs.The King David Hotel bombing on July 26, 1946, killing 91.The bombing of the British Embassy in Rome, also in 1946.Assassinated British minister Lord Moyne in Cairo in 1944.Assa ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

How were British soldiers were affected by the conditions and the nature of warfare on the Western Front (1914-18)?

order to assess in what ways and how useful they are in helping to build some understanding of how British soldiers were affected by the conditions and the nature of warfare on the Western Front (191 ... weapon, despite its weight was unsurpassed in reliability. This machine gun was greatly used by the British army, when war broke out in 1914. 12 of these were made per week and, by 1915, the armed for ...

(10 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2005

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

The Boston Massacre was Britain's fault

March fifth, 1770 was a gruesome culmination of high tensions between the British forces and colonists inhabiting Boston. There is no doubt that this was one of the most appa ... istory; but who is to blame for the instigation of this deplorable event? I believe that it was the British soldiers of the 29th regiment who initiated the Boston Massacre. Although the soldiers were ... ldiers had a responsibility, and were duty-bound to keep peace, not to kill innocent civilians. The British also had an irresponsible, hot headed motive behind their fighting and firing: revenge. If t ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What view of warfare is presented by the film Zulu? Identify some techniques used in the film? How did these techniques contribute to the meaning of the film?

n this battle are shown real men, warriors all, and there is no dwelling on the moral rectitude the British soldiers or the Zulu opponents. The use of visual backgrounds and sets create the atmosphere ... disciplined army with proven tactics and experienced leaders.In the end the Zulu king saw that the British warriors had courage to stay and fight a surely loosing battle. This portrayed that the Zulu ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Were Americans justified in declaring independence from Britain?

off Britain's debt incurred protecting the Americans. The Americans expected to be defended by the British, without actually having to be British in any aspect they didn't like. Quartering soldiers w ... aspect they didn't like. Quartering soldiers was another sacrifice that had to be made so that the British soldiers could be within the towns and cities guarding the people. Having the British soldie ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

John adams

Abigail Smith, who was a well educated patriotic woman.In 1761, John Adams wrote and acted against British measures that he believed infringed on the colonies' rights. He wrote a pamphlet called "A D ... desired colonial rights, he thought of independence as a last resort. In 1770, he believed that the British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre should have a fair hearing and he became their defen ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Revolution

The thirteen American colonies revolted against their British rulers in 1775. The war began on April 19, when British soldiers fired on the Minutemen of L ... sh soldiers fired on the Minutemen of Lexington, Mass. The fighting ended with the surrender of the British at Yorktown on Oct. 19, 1781. In 1783 Great Britain signed a formal treaty recognizing the i ... revolted because England interfered with their trade and industry, demanded unjust taxes, and sent British troops to compel obedience. At first they fought only for their rights. After a year of war ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2006

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