Essays Tagged: "civil unrest"

Senator's Pain in Anna Deavere Smith's "Twilight"

hey were doing when the historical were read that acquitted the four LAPD officers, and sparked the civil unrest in Los Angeles. Anna Deavere Smith does an excellent job representing Los Angeles citiz ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

War of 1812--Impressments

s28 May 2002Catalyzed Aggression by ImpressmentsIn the nineteenth century the world was in turmoil. Civil unrest was common throughout the globe. The English were incessantly involved in war with the ... ract the reinforcements and to surround the country. This further angered the Americans as almost a civil war broke out on the continent because people from the same area, although culturally differen ...

(7 pages) 80 1 3.5 Nov/2002

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

Book report on "Race and Place" by Susan Welch

tances in the early 1990s. But also allowing them to compare attitudes toward race in 1990s and the civil unrest that rose in Detroit 25 years earlier. Significant attention is given to Black suburban ...

(6 pages) 82 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Development of Popular Music from the 1960's to Present Day.

ations of J. F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King to the Vietnam war and Cuban missile crisis, created civil unrest resulting in protests, marches and riots, which was reflected in the music of the perio ...

(4 pages) 194 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Accounts for the fall of the Weimar Government using extensive historiography.

eaty of Versailles, the structure of the government itself, the failing economy of Germany, and the civil unrest that emerged as a result.The Treaty of Versailles was one of the most universally hated ... government's demise. The chief fault in the new system was the retaining of military officials and civil servants that were openly pro-monarchy in government positions. All the high-ranking judges an ...

(6 pages) 89 2 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Peter the Great vs. Catherine the Great--Who Was Greater?

During the strife and civil unrest of Russia, after the death of Ivan the Terrible in 1584, there was an prevailing demand ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Mandela & The Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa: a 1-page timeline & quick summary.

ying to overthrow the government. He is sentenced to life in prison.1976 - In an effort to suppress civil unrest and protest, the government kills 575 people over eight months.1986 - Widespread strike ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Australia in Vietnam.

irs, Paul Hasluck in his judgement the South Vietnamese were not dealing simply with a situation of civil unrest that it really was, but with a "large scale campaign of assassination and terrorism."In ... moratorium marches of 1970. By this time, mainly due to negative media coverage, including rape of civilians, demand for withdrawal had surged up to 55%. Realising their own recounts, the media too s ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Using the film Nicholas and Alexandra and your own knowledge account for the fall of the Romanov Dynasty

tion when accounting for the fall of the dynasty, such as the events of 1905, social repression and civil unrest from 1906 to1914, the impact of World War One, the ruling techniques of Nicholas and co ... Nicholas and Alexandra.The beginning of the twentieth century was a time of political, economic and civil unrest for Russia, reaching a climax in 1905 as Russia entered into war with Japan. The Russia ...

(7 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What reasons motivate people to immigrate to the United States

han most assume. The capacity of natural disasters, environmental crises, overpopulation, wars, and civil unrest to uproot and set in motion millions of people around the globe and refugee and asylum ...

(5 pages) 161 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Term Paper on China

For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20 ... world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the Commu ...

(4 pages) 144 1 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Assess the impact and significance of Chin Peng's Achievements

ding guerillas against the Japanese invasion during World War II, and he also terrorized and caused civil unrest throughout Malaysia by attempting to establish an independent communist Malaysia which ... deliberately to cause social anarchy. Chin Peng caused death and misery in Malaysia with up to 2500 civilians killed and 1000 missing as a result of the conflict.Initially in the war, the British were ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Access whether the benefits of Napoleon's rule in France and Europe outweigh the costs between 1799 and 1815

1799 and 1815 the benefits did not outweighed the costs. Even though Napoleon temporarily ended the civil unrest caused by the Revolution he destroyed many of the Revolution's ideas and work. Also, hi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rome To Renissance West Civ Final

Western Civilization Final Section I 1) Rome enjoyed many years of lavishness and magnificence. However, Rom ... I 1) Rome enjoyed many years of lavishness and magnificence. However, Rome was not unaccustomed to civil unrest and political upheaval. The most common occurrences of the second century were war, rev ... e in Western Europe. It had enveloped Hellenistic, Greek, territory and destroyed the North African civilization of Carthage bringing the Mediterranean area into the fold of Roman rule. These actions ...

(11 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Character Analyzation Of Albert Camus' "The Guest"

lgeria at the end of World War II. Algeria, under French control at the time, was very tense due to civil unrest of the Arabic people. The protagonist of the story is Daru, a solitary French schooltea ...

(4 pages) 6715 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What reasons motivate Latin Americans to migrate to the United States?

han most assume. The capacity of natural disasters, environmental crises, overpopulation, wars, and civil unrest to displace and set in motion millions of people around the globe and seek refugee and ... mple of this is the case of El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. "These countries were involved in civil war, and people struggle to escape their native countries fearing for their lives and their lo ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.8 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History


Civilization in the Bolivian Andes is thought to stretch back some 21,000 years. The most influentia ... il deposits stripped Bolivia of further land. The ensuing Chaco War (1932-35) also served to foment civil unrest within the country, promulgating reformist associations and leading to a series of coup ... ary regimes subsequently came and went with monotonous regularity until the election of the leftist civilian Movimiento de la Izquierda Revolucionaria (MIR) under Dr Hernán Siles Zuazo in 1982. ...

(2 pages) 15 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


rom Calpurnia's dream. Everyone disregards the signs of the weather and nature. These signs are the civil unrest in the heavens, the owl hooting during the day and the lion walking through the marketp ... e of an internal struggle. It is this internal struggle within Brutus that will lead to an external civil war in the end. Brutus says that, "Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar I have not s ...

(9 pages) 1054 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Why Was Japan Able To Mondernise So Successfully?

he Shogun produced many good rulers and the country operated peacefully. But even this peace caused civil unrest. Internal groups such as the Samurai, the merchants, the daimyos and the peasants found ... ositions. Change was needed, and soon. The final blow came when Japan was forced to open to western civilisation in 1854 with the arrival of Commodore Perry and the Treaty of Kanagawa. As a result of ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Cuban Trade Embargo

s would prefer a long-term solution to the problem as apposed to an overnight fix which would cause civil unrest, however Castro is not likely to change his government policies while he is still alive ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History