Essays Tagged: "freedom fighters"

Independence of Brazil, unique in the way it was achieved and announced

When we think of a country gaining freedom, we usually picturebloody coups, assassinations, civil wars, and demonstrations. We think of ... bloody coups, assassinations, civil wars, and demonstrations. We think ofthousands of guerrillas or freedom fighters protesting the old regime andbidding to overthrow the present government. The above ... but this essay will concentrate on the one where one man'spoetic cry "Independence or death!" meant freedom for the whole nation. It istruly my belief that Brazil owes its independent status to Dom Pe ...

(5 pages) 128 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Alexander Hamilton

thefuture. These brave and courageous men and women put up a praiseworthy fight. Even thoughthese 'freedom fighters' were partially successful in rebelling against the British, they still neededsome ...

(8 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jan/1996

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

Under Jolly Roger This is about early American piracy.

n imporatant role in the early American settlers life. They made discoveries of distant lands, were freedom fighters and sometimes even poets or gentlemen.For most people the word pirate simply means ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Stokely carmichael, a personal viewpoint.

nesto "Che" Guevara, Nelson Mandela, Stokely Carmichael, are they radical or terrorists or are they freedom fighters for a cause that is justified to them and their people. As we sit back in our loung ... sive action. So we ask, "are they rebels, terrorist, militants, left wing guerrillas, or, are they "freedom fighters".Stokely Carmichael was born in Port of Spain Trinidad on the 29th of June 1941. He ...

(4 pages) 43 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Causes of Tension Between Cuba and the United States, and The Bay of Pigs Invasion

n January 9, 1959, following their successful overthrow of the oppressive Batista regime, a band of freedom fighters, anchored by Fidel Castro, marched through the Cuban capital city of Havana. Upon h ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Stern Gang

aintain Israeli sovereignty. As a response to the events of the Holocaust, Avraham Stern formed his freedom fighters in a right wing response to what he and his revisionist members considered a soluti ... of the Etzel party (later headed by Menachim Begin) and founded Lohamei Heirut Yisrael, Hebrew for Freedom Fighters for Israel or LEHI for short. The group was nicknamed The Stern Gang by British for ...

(6 pages) 32 0 2.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Terrorist Or Freedom Fighter

Terrorist or freedom fighterTerrorism is becoming more and more frequent in the world today. Attacks on countries ... e? There is another view on terrorists, the view most people don't think about, that terrorists are freedom fighters.Freedom fighters fight for freedom from political bonds and government reform. Amer ... n them by the British. Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and many others were freedom fighters that helped give Americans the freedoms they have today. Should terrorists be conde ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bush's speech before the War on Iraq

idual's country of citizenship, one might view either the American troops or Iraqi troops to be the freedom fighters or terrorists within this conflict. The War on Iraq placed strains upon, and caused ... g, Bush confidently stated that they "will accept no outcome but victory" while defending their own freedom and the freedom of others.What made this speech such a confident and persuasive piece were t ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.7 Feb/2006

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

Rani Jhansi

ntries of world. However, through the endless efforts and intelligent strategies carried out by the freedom fighters, India, eventually achieved freedom on August 15th, 1947. Many brave men and women ... lic hangings. The Rani of Jhansi was one of the most important nationalists who stood up for freedom struggle of India. Since no legal heir was left for the state of Jhansi, Lord Dalhousie deci ...

(5 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Journey

d refuge in the Mukthi Bahini camps. There I trained and learned battle plans of the Mukthi Bahini (Freedom Fighters), in order to participate in battle even though I was only 14. There were other boy ... ere on the run to destroy the whole country. The conspirators wanted to stop our country's march to freedom, democracy, peace and development. They were violating human rights; therefore it was up to ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Julie Dowling's "Uncle Freedom"

enous people have been treated for centuries.One of her artworks is her painting called “Uncle Freedom”. The painting was created in 2000 at Rottnest Island, Western Australia, measuring at ... relatives between the 1860s and 1920s who fought colonists from taking over their land. Many of the freedom fighters were taken captives, many dying from diseases later on.“Uncle Freedom”, f ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.2 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Can justice be achieved on earth?

any lives and caused great drama to families all over the world. The terrorists who call themselves freedom fighters do not believe they are terrorists because they are fighting for there freedom and ... th but there are always going to be cases of injustice which cant be helped because God gave us the freedom to make our own decisions and if he did not do that it would defeat the purpose of freedom. ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Barleby's Struggles

st something the first thing that comes to mind is usually the civil rights activists or a group of freedom fighters fighting for a cause; however, this is not the case in Herman Melville's "Bartleby" ...

(3 pages) 279 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bettelheim's Caribbean Espiritismo Altars

ty of the Catholic Church, which in the Ten Years War (1868-78) favored Spain rather than the Cuban freedom fighters. As a whole, Spiritism thus appealed to the Creole “petite bourgeoisie” a ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Jews of Germany

aintain Israeli sovereignty. As a response to the events of the Holocaust, Avraham Stern formed his freedom fighters in a right wing response to what he and his revisionist members considered a soluti ... of the Etzel party (later headed by Menachim Begin) and founded Lohamei Heirut Yisrael, Hebrew for Freedom Fighters for Israel or LEHI for short. The group was nicknamed The Stern Gang by British for ...

(6 pages) 21 0 4.8 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A Childhood Memory

the once prosperous city.I was five years old then, the resistance forces who called themselves the freedom fighters declared war against the communist government and promised to free the people back ... re to make it out of that nightmare alive. I still have hard time picturing how the so called “freedom fighters” that killed our neighbors go to sleep at ease knowing that they butchered a w ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Afghan-Soviet war

ey were wrong. The only resistance to the Soviet invasion were men known as the "mujahideen" or the freedom fighters. They are multinational some even from America, doing everything in their power to ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War