Essays Tagged: "heir"

India and it's economy

red the native population, intermarried with it and settled in peasant villages.The Aryans brought their religion to India. The various sacrifices of the Aryan cults were accompanied by chanted hymns. ... titution of the society was the extended family. The family consisted of eldest male and his wife, their sons, grandsons and heir wives and children and unmarried daughters. The majority of Hindu fami ...

(3 pages) 1221 41 4.1 Oct/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Duke William X. Only a few years later, Eleanor's mother and older brother died. This made her the heir to Aquitaine. (Internet #1)As she grew up, Eleanor received a good education. Her father was a ... matters of state. Eleanor would also frequently visit Aquitaine.In 1145 Eleanor and Louis VII had their first daughter named Marie. Even though Eleanor had this child, she did not want to just sit ar ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Curfews, and other Limits

Many Parents set up rules, and other boundaries in which their teens must follow. These rules areusually placed over their teens to control, protect, and teac ... ens need every rule stated, or theymight test your patients. Parents should remember that they know heir teenager best, and they need to setrules according to their own teen.Drugs and other illegal th ... know why what they have done is bad, they will likely do it again.A parent needs to make sure that their rules do not contradict each other. It is easy to restrict onebad influence, and not another. M ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Andrew Jackson and his road to Presidency

the first President to be the target of an assassin, a madman- Richard Lawrence who thought he was heir to the British throne. Fortunately, Jackson got out of it with no harm, although as Ward writes ... by a congressional caucus or states legislatures, this time all the candidates except Crawford won their nomination in state legislatures or local conventions. The results were as follows: Jackson rec ...

(6 pages) 87 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

William the Conqueror

ther, Arlette, from Falaise, and his father: Robert, Duke of Normandy. William, being Robert's only heir, took over the throne as the Duke of Normandy when Robert died while off on a Crusade. Three of ... of Flanders, the daughter of Baldwin V of Flanders, one of the richest men in Europe. The story of their meeting is that William threw her off her horse and basically dragged her home. She often helpe ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

(Korean History) Death of Crown Prince Sado and Lady Hyegyong- Prince Sado's insanity and the events that led to his death

In January of 1735, Prince Sado was born to King Yongjo and Lady Sonhui. With the birth of the heir, the future of the throne was secure. Due to King Yongjo's impatience to formally establish him ... rses and governesses. Putting him there created the impression that the nation already had an adult heir. However, in Lady Hyegyong's opinion, Sado's early separation from his parents is what led his ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Marie Antoinette

and Maria Theresa of Austria. Because here parents came from two countries at war with each other, their marriage formed a peace treaty. Marie was very spoiled and grew up with an extravagant lifestyl ... was very spoiled and grew up with an extravagant lifestyle. She herself became the wife of the next heir to the French throne to further keep the peace. The heir was Louis XVI, who was a very dull and ...

(2 pages) 70 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Additional Scene to Shakespeare's Macbeth. I wrote Act VI, Scene 1, after Shakespeare concludes the play in Act 5.

til now.Witches: The 3 troublesome sisters who plagued MacBeth and contributed to his downfall for their own pleasure.Macbeth: Act VI, Scene 1Setting: Desolate rocky plain near Malcom's Castle in Scot ... ool is not,Had my father seen through that serpent's guiseHe would've been all the wiserChoosing an heir t' rule his countrymen. 5But wisdom wasn't of my father's fortune,'Twas this that was the threa ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.0 Nov/2002

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

the cases of two English monarchs who broke with convention by selecting spouses for reasons of the heart, rather than political convenience.

SHOULD THE MONARCH OR HEIR to throne marry for love? `Of course' is the answer most people in Britain would give today, bu ... Bill of Rights and the 1701 Act of Settlement rule out marriage with a Roman Catholic. Monarchs and heirs to the throne have never had the freedom of choice which their subjects enjoy.Since the Norman ... have personally chosen wives are Edward IV (r. 1461-83) and his grandson, Henry VIII (r. 1509-47). Heirs presumptive have succeeded when already married, but for monarchs, arranged marriage has been ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The life and accomplishments of Tycho Brahe.

Tycho. At first Tycho's father was furious, but he calmed down when he realized Tycho would be the heir to his uncle and inherit a large estate from the uncle in the long run.When Tycho was 7, the un ... WAYS remained unchanged. Many leading astronomers observed this star and detected no movement with their stretched threads.Tycho settled this argument. he built a new sextant that had 5 and 1/2 feet l ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


n. With the recently past foreign wars and the impending complication of a monarch dying without an heir he lived in a very uncertain country politically. With the death of the monarch, the country co ... rk and the court as an 'unweeded garden' he was trying to make the audience see the same traits in their own government. It alludes to the parable of the weeds and the religious connotations correlate ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2003

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

The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus.

ssessing natural qualities of charm and grace. Trajan's wife Pompeia Plotina recommended Hadrian as heir to Trajan, and He was married to Trajan's grandniece Sabina.Him and his wife were anything but ... amed Jerusalem Colonia Aelia Capitolina. The Jews, however, were not happy with Hadrian destroying their holy, sacred site sparking a war in 132 AD that was only back under control at the end of AD 13 ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Peter the Great.

born, a strong and healthy child. Fyodor III, after succeeding his father as tsar, died without an heir in 1682. A harsh struggle for the throne between the two families, the Naryshkins and Miloslavs ... radition-bound palace environment, which he never accepted as his own. He wouldn't judge people by their background, but by what they knew and what they were able to do. Throughout his reign his assis ...

(5 pages) 106 3 2.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Diary Accounts on Trench Conditions in World War 1.

hey tell us that a Serbian student named Gavrilo Princip went into Austria-Hungary and murdered the heir to the Austrian crown; Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. After ... between Germany and France; the French still want reprisal on the Germans after they took parts of their land in a war in 1871. On the same day Germany declared war on France. At that time Britain wer ...

(10 pages) 44 0 4.0 Nov/2003

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

The Estates General May 1789 to Septemember 1791.

ing and/or comparative analysis offered by various renowned historians.King Louis XVI of France was heir to a country deep in debt and close to becoming bankrupt. It had been common practise for the K ... ve a free vote, thus giving the most votes to the Third Estate. The Third Estate took advantage of their position to bring a list of grievances (cahiers de doléances) before the assembly, thus ...

(7 pages) 59 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Desrcibed the character and personality of Mr. Collins of Pride and Prejudice.

ane Austin's Pride and Prejudice, Mr. William Collins is introduced as a cousin of the Bennet's and heir to their estate through a letter that he sends to Mr. Bennet. Mr. Collins writes the Bennet fam ... he patronage of such an honorable lady. He thinks that people think of him as a perfect citizen in their society; hence it is clear that Mr. Collins is oblivious to what people actually think of him.M ...

(2 pages) 44 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Macbeth - Study Guide - Act I

cbeth will be Thane of Glamis-He will be Thane of Cawdor-He will be King of Scotland.3.Who is named heir to the Scottish throne?Malcom is named heir to the Scottish throne since he is King Duncan's ol ...

(2 pages) 94 2 4.0 Dec/2003

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

Analysis of literary techniques used by Martin Luther King in his March on Washington Adress.

eclaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of life, liber ...

(1 pages) 88 1 2.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Peter the Great.

born the very next year. Alexis's other son, Fyodor III, succeeded him as tsar, but died without a heir in 1682. A struggle for the throne subsequently occurred between the two families, The Miloslav ... ently, he would always judge people by what they knew and what they were able to do, instead of by their background.As a child, Peter loved to play war games, and over time, his skills developed into ...

(8 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This article describes the triumphs that former Roman emperor Marcus Aurelus encountered; throughout his reign in power.

rcus Aurelius Antoninus was born 121 ce to an aristocratic Roman family before becoming the adopted heir to Emperor Antoninus Pius in 139. Marcus Aurelius took over the throne in 161 AD and his reign ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History