Essays Tagged: "Crimean War"

Roots of Russian Revolution

people and institutions were firmly against social progress. The disastrous defeat of Russia in the Crimean War in 1855 and 1856 exposed weaknesses of Russia's various organizations.For the first few ...

(3 pages) 185 0 3.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Crimean War, why do some historians refer to it as " the first modern war"

The Crimean War of 1853-56 was one of the long series of Russo-Turkish wars, but it differed from the ot ... France, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). Some historians consider the Crimean War as "the first modern war", in that it utilised many new factors that weren¹t used i ... this proved futile. On October 4, confident of British and French support, Turkey declared war.The Crimean War began at Sevastopol, on the tip of the Crimean peninsula in 1853. Neither side distingui ...

(4 pages) 95 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russian Imperial Army--Synopsis of all Reforms from 1850s-1914. As covered in Menning's "Bayonet's Before Bullets"

e, is our synopsis of all the reforms the Russian Army underwent between the 1850s (just before the Crimean War) and 1914 (The outbreak of WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution that ended the "Imperial Arm ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the Significance of the question of Parliamentary Reform in the Careers of Gladstone and Disraeli 1865-68?

ic attention in a quite unprecedented way. Such distractions from parliamentary reform included the Crimean War and events in Italy and Poland. Also there was Palmerston, (Prime Minister of the 50's) ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander II decreed the emancipation.

s as to why he did this can be seen in the years before he declared this emancipation.Defeat in the Crimean War revealed weakness in the structure of the state that the men who ruled Russia had barely ... f his wishes with regard to the question of serfdom was the negotiations in Paris at the end of the Crimean War. Alexander may have seen emancipation as a way to restore Russia's influence amongst the ...

(7 pages) 48 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Summary of factors on the unification of Germany.

re were other factors prior to his policies that had able Germany to be unified as one.Firstly, the Crimean War has caused the collapsing of the Congress of Vienna, which in turn resulted, to having ' ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

This essay is about Admiral Fisher from ww1. We had to write a biography on an influencial figure from that time

Admiral Fisher1841-1920Fisher entered the Navy at age of 13. He was a Midshipman in the Crimean War and in China which was 1859-60, where he took part in the capture of Canton. He was prom ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.4 Nov/2003

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

THE DEFENCE OF SEVASTOPOL (1854 - 1855) (Undying Pride of the Ukraine)

y (Sardinia) act as a coalition against the city of Sevastopol.The defence of Sevastopol during the Crimean war has entered the history of Ukraine as one of the cherished pages of the art of war.The c ... k the way for the enemy.The reason why there were so few troops in Sevastopol is because during the Crimean War Kornilov organized for the troops to be transported to the Kavkaz really fast, and that ...

(8 pages) 42 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

British Army Transformations from 1645-1913. this is part 3: Crimean War to pre-WW1. Each part is 20 pages!!

the-fly', altering their own tactics as the war progressed. However, the British involvement in the Crimean War lasted for only two years, and this time around, by the British Army had made the necess ... tled. The attention was turned once again to the extension of Pax Britannica.One last note from the Crimean War was the introduction of the first British Medal that was rewarded for individual acts of ...

(23 pages) 69 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a breif essay on what led up to the Bolshevick rev. in Russia. It begins with events in 1861 leading up to events 1917

Russia was determined to modernize in a hurry due to their lagging technology and government. The Crimean War sped up the modernization of the lagging nation and eventually would lead to a reformed ... Bolsheviks, Russia had gone through a communist revolution.After the Russians were defeated in the Crimean War the modernization began. Serfdom was abolished in 1861 and local assemblies called Zemst ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Matthew Fontaine Maury

y Maury. Matthew grew up in the days of the War of 1812, the reign of Queen victoria in London, the crimean War, and , of course, the American Civil War. He and his family were strong Christians who w ...

(3 pages) 24 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

War Poetry

ght BrigadeAlfred Tennyson wrote the charge of the light brigade in 1854. It was written during the Crimean war. The war broke out when Britain and France feared Russia's ambition to spread it power s ...

(4 pages) 94 2 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Comparison Of "The Charge Of The Light Brigade" by Alfred Tennyson and "Disabled" by Wilfred Owen.

The Crimean war in the 1850s and the Great War in the early 1900s have both been an inspiration for grea ... e charge of British cavalry into the "Valley of Death" held by Russian troops in November 1854. The Crimean War was launched to dispel the last pockets of resistance within the nineteenth century Brit ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Who had greater success in solving the problems of the Russian countryside, Alexander the second, Alexander the third or Stalin?

nations to secure Russia's international power and significance that had been so damaged after the Crimean War. Releasing the serfs from their ties to the nobility was the first step in the process o ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analysis of Three War Poems - Charge of the Light Brigade, Dulce and Decorem Est and A speech from Henry V

rs no matter what the cost. It was written about the cavalry charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War, it was written to inform the public of what happened and why so many men (487) died. '' ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tanks in World War I

caterpillar track (on which the tank traveled) was first designed in 1770 by Richard Edgeworth. The Crimean War used a small number of tractors to maneuver around the muddy battlefield. The developmen ...

(4 pages) 24 0 4.3 Feb/2005

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

Unification of Italy

avour realized that Italy would need aid from foreign powers so he helped France and Britain in the Crimean War. Sending an army to war was a very wise idea because now they where admitted into the tr ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The success of Italian Unification was due to able leadership and foreign aid. Do you agree?

recognized that foreign aid was also need in unifying Italy. Therefore, he purposely joined in the Crimean War in 1854 and won the sympathy of France in 1859.Garibaldi was also important to the succe ...

(2 pages) 42 0 2.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A letter to Mary Seacole

Dear Mary Seacole,I really admire the work you did in the Crimean war; it was very brave of you to go to the front line and save lives. You were the only blac ...

(1 pages) 432 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Background to the War Nobody Won: World War I, 1914-1918

y to settle national differences via bloody conflicts. Except for limited regional wars such as the Crimean War between Russia and Britain (1853-56) and the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71), Europeans en ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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