Essays Tagged: "Crusade"

William the Conqueror

ng Robert's only heir, took over the throne as the Duke of Normandy when Robert died while off on a Crusade. Three of William's guardians died very violent deaths and his tutor was also murdered. Luck ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Crucible" by Miller, and salem witch trials of 1692

e Rev. Parris. By 1692, Salem had become a divided and disturbed community.Hidden behind the sacred crusade of Rev. Parris and the petty jealousies and hates of thePutnams and Abigail Williams is a co ...

(9 pages) 126 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Elusive Quest for Growth

Today the industrialized world as a whole is embarked--half-heartedly, I admit--on yet another crusade to try to make the poorer parts of the world rich. The ideology behind this crusade--an ideo ... ion of justice, and a few others, governments should shrink and privatize).However, this neoliberal crusade is not the first such crusade for economic development. Since World War II there have been a ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Religious Crusades

The Crusades were first undertaken in 1096 and ended in the late 13th century.The term Crusade was origi ... s Christ. It was later used to designate any military effort by Europeans againstnon-Christians.The Crusaders carved out feudal states in the Near East. Thus the Crusades are animportant early part of ... pagans, and dissident Christians and the general expansion ofChristian Europe. In a broad sense the Crusades were an expression of militantChristianity and European expansion. They combined religious ...

(13 pages) 435 4 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


The Crusades were a series of wars by Western European Christians to recapture the Holy Land from the Mu ... re a series of wars by Western European Christians to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Crusades first started in 1096 and ended in the late 13th century. The term Crusade was originally u ... ly used to describe the European efforts to retake Jerusalem from the Muslims. Europeans later used crusade to designate any military effort against non-Christians.The origins of the Crusades probably ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ida B. Wells and her crusade against lynching. Includes information about the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and the Enforcement Acts.

Ida B. Wells and the Crusade against LynchingDuring the beginning of the 1880's, a series of laws known as the Jim Crow l ... ites, she kept on fighting for her beliefs. She kept on fighting until her death. Ida B. Wells, the crusader against lynching, died of uremia in 1931.Ida B. Wells fought throughout her life for the eq ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Moblizing America Describes how the united stated mobleized its military, economy, and propoganda durring WWI

r the war. Americans, for the most part, supported the draft, and men were willing to fight for the Crusade for Democracy.The United States mobilized more than just the military in response to World W ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.7 Feb/2003

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

MRP (Material Requirements Planning) in the Third World. Article first refers to different manufacturing environments and the difficulties posed by them.

MRP IN THE THIRD WORLDSummarySince 1970 there has been a crusade for the MRP (Material Requirements Planning). Different approaches to the design of MRP II-b ...

(7 pages) 138 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Micheal Hunt's Lyndon Johnson's War.

What is the significance of the book's title? Was Vietnam really "LyndonJohnson's War"? What's the "crusade" in the subtitle? Whom or what doesHunt blame for the war?While looking at the history of th ...

(16 pages) 131 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"SlaughterHouse Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

k is not a glamorized version of the war. She tries to persuade him to name the book The Children's Crusade, toshow its non-violent philosophy. In the end, he dedicates the book to Mary O'Hare and Ger ...

(15 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Slaughter House Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade mixes degrees of autobiography, documentary, and fantasy in an attempt to produce a book abo ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Great Gatsb"y - this is a SOCRATIC essay.

1916, and the 19th Amendment, which granted women's suffrage, was ratified in 1920. Even though the crusade for women's rights was successful, the majority of the population still saw women as second- ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A reserch essay on Dwight D. Eisenhower and whether or not he made a positive contribution to world war 2.

ed them to succeed in the battle. The letter told the men that they were about to embark on a great crusade that will not be an easy one and that the hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people march w ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Christian Religious Dissent before Luther

e highly placed nobles. The church hierarchy took strenuous action against this heresy, including a crusade called by Pope Innocent III in 1209 to wipe out the Albigensian movement. (Albigencian)Anoth ... :Rabb, Theodore K.. Origins of the Modern West. McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1993Albigencian, The Albigencian Crusades,

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Characterization of Medea in Euripides and Ovid

's traits, behavior, and purpose. Euripides portrays a woman who reacts to injustice by beginning a crusade to avenge all who harmed her which she is prepared to see through even if it means resorting ...

(6 pages) 105 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Women's Rights and Abolitionism and how did the abolitionist movement aid women's rights advocates in their fight for suffrage?

of tactics, and a form of critical analysis that aided the women as they later set off on their own crusade for civil justice.Early Anti-Slavery conventions brought together some of the brightest, mos ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Movie Review of The Snoflake Crusade

The Snowflake CrusadeImagine a world where your body can be replicated over and over again. Megan Holley's film Th ... ne a world where your body can be replicated over and over again. Megan Holley's film The Snowflake Crusade depicts that very world. By going to your local registry, you can essentially buy the DNA to ... just a convenience, it was also a statement to society that they would not be molded.The Snowflake Crusade is a very interesting and entertaining socio-political commentary of what the future might h ...

(1 pages) 14 0 2.0 Apr/2004

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

Misleading Religion

y and in the past, and wether or not they have to do with religion.Misleading ReligionWhen the term crusade is used in the media, people tend to think that it is in reference to a "holy war." However ... ought for land and political reasons and not religion.Starting in 1096, a series of wars called the crusades was fought between Muslims and Christians for control of the holy land. A crusade is a war ...

(8 pages) 123 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Be Like Che

uatemala City and flee to Mexico City (9).He meets Fidel Castro in the summer of 1955 and joins his crusade to overthrow the dictator Fulgencio Batista of Cuba. Che lived, died and will always be reme ...

(7 pages) 102 2 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Chapter 2: Teachers and Sisters

ing students who threaten their intellect, these fine professors, who are usually too busy on their crusade, fail to notice they have accidentally left a chalk print on their crotch. They were the unp ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing