Essays Tagged: "conquest"

Persian Wars

He appealed toSparta to attack Athens from behind, but the Spartans saw straightthrough his planned conquest of Greece and threw his envoy in a well.The Persian army then landed at Marathon in 490 BC. ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Beowulf--author unknown....another paper on beowulf as an epic hero

looked upon as superior in strength. Any hero needs strength in order to be of value. Before a new conquest, he would often sing his own praises of how there is no stronger or greater warrior than he ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Was Rome stronger during the republic or the empire? A question answered by looking at the governments of both of these eras of one of the greatest societies on earth.

people of the Roman Republic set up a strong government, overcame class divisions, and started the conquest of taking over the Mediterranean Sea Region.The key to a strong society is having good lead ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Conquest of the Aztec and Incan Empires

2. Discuss the European conquests of the Aztec and Incan Empires. Use 2 specific factors.The conquest of the Aztec and Incan ... e to them and underestimated them. Another reason was technology. Technology was a huge part in the conquest of these empires Indian war tactics were old and out dated. They were no match for the Span ...

(1 pages) 93 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

King Arthur The Legend

macy. Around 540, a Welsh monk and historian named Gildas wrote in his book Concerning the Ruin and Conquest of Britain that "The disasters that the British people suffered at the hands of the Anglo-S ...

(9 pages) 148 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

asons for conquering England. He disliked Queen Elizabeth I and vowed to kill her.To accomplish the conquest of England, King Phillip planned a part attach.He would send his Invincible Armada of 125 s ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


their freedom. The U.S.S.R was unable to persuade the remaining components to rejoin them in their conquest and they were hasty to declare war on their counterparts.With war waging in Eastern Europe ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

William the Conqueror

dared to call him the Conqueror to his face. He claimed that he was the rightful king and that the Conquest was the only way to have this right. He was born in Falaise, Normandy (present day France) ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Broken Spears. Speaks of the conquest of the Aztec empire

The conquest of the Aztec empire can be seen as a collision between two diverse societies whose cultural ... uch as bracelets, golden jewelry, etc. (68) Gold, however, was not their center of focus; after the conquest, non-golden objects confiscated by the Spaniards were redistributed to their allies, who gr ...

(6 pages) 154 1 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Denmarks 11th century conquest of Scandinavia

ead of the potentially richer south.(Western Civilization) These advantages helped Denmark in their conquest to rule most of the Scandinavian land in the early eleventh century.During the first decade ... is more than thirty five miles from the sea. The sea was a source of food and an avenue for trade, conquest, and adventure. Dens also made their presence felt in commerce. Merchants were great facili ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Charlemagne, bringer of the golden age of Europe.

er Elbe to the Pyrenees. It was Charlemagne that brought about the unity of Medieval Europe through conquest as well as a strong administration. Charlemagne was solely responsible for bringing Europe ... en his realm and to bring order to Europe. He did this in many ways.He began a remarkable career of conquest. In 772AD he launched a 30-year campaign that conquered and Christianized the powerful paga ...

(8 pages) 207 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


his army and own skillful planning to more than double the size of the Frankish kingdom. With each conquest the Frankish kingdom grew and Charlemagne demanded that the defeated leaders convert to Chr ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Marketing and history of the new Air Jordans

elds. A Greek would say, "When we go to battle and win, we say it is NIKE." Synonymous with honored conquest, NIKE is the twentieth century footwear that lifts the world's greatest athletes to new lev ...

(10 pages) 219 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"The Degression of Absolutism" This generally explians the events that transformed England from monarchy to parliament

In 1066, the conquest of England by the Normans caused England to develop into a Monarchy. Bye 1215, with the Mag ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Men without Hats: To Clone or not to Clone". A pro argument for cloning, arguing against Charles Krauthammer M.D.'s views on cloning.

---------------------------------"To clone or not to clone?" is the question of this argument. This conquest has been the aspiration of many scientists for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. On the ...

(4 pages) 279 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Blitzkrieg and the Invasion of Poland... This is a study of the events leading up to the German invasion of Poland and the influence of Guderian and the Blitzkrieg on the outcome.

1939?2.What advancements regarding the military made the Blitzkrieg possible and successful in the conquest of Poland, and what role did General Heinz Guderian play in these advancements?The Versaill ... ussian born General Heinz Guderian, though not a nazi, never showed remorse for the Poles after the conquest and recapturing of his homeland.The German military reaction to the downsizing of the army ...

(10 pages) 156 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Study the arms of the medieval period. Which weapons were preferred by infantry and cavalry through the different periods of the Middle Ages?

Due to the victorious conquest of the barbarians into Europe, the Romans were eventually defeated, therefore altering the ...

(6 pages) 125 2 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Struggle for Land in Vietnam The Vietnamese people had successfully fought for their land for over 2000 years. America was no different from the others that were defeated.

y did not own it in a capitalistic sense. Everything the Vietnamese had known was altered by French conquest.When the French took over Vietnam, they had certain objectives to accomplish. The main focu ...

(11 pages) 74 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

report is an overview on the Spanish American War and the Treaty of Paris

elieved since the United States has always expanded across the continent through such purchases and conquest as the Louisiana territory, Florida, Texas, and Oregon why stop there. Republican's like He ...

(2 pages) 98 1 3.6 Feb/2003

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

Movie "Young Guns" produced by Christopher Cain - how this movie coincides with the actual west in the late 19th century.

serves to demonstrate the large immigration and role of Spanish and Indians at the time of western conquest. His status portrayed in the movie is also very accurate. On several occurrences in the fil ... n this movie, she denotes the overall attitude felt towards the group as a whole. During the actual conquest of the west, there existed a strong anti-Chinese sentiment. With the fear of losing job opp ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.6 Mar/2003

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