Essays Tagged: "history class"

Braveheart -Movie vs. Real Life

e battle of Stirling Bridge and when and how Hollywood came into play.This essay was assigned in my history class after watching the movie BraveHeart and reading about the life of William Wallace in o ... just got lucky and won the highly outnumbered battle. This is probably the most noticeable piece of history poorly portrayed in the movie.The second is the relationship that William Wallace had with t ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

response essay about identity to the novel Catfish and Mandala

ack to China right?" I look around and find myself sitting on the third row of Mr. Scherer's honors history class discussing the development of colonies governed by England. I look back at the TV scre ...

(6 pages) 151 2 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Feel-good history.

American History textbooks are filled with "feel-good" history. However, it is only applies to white students ... in-all, they lie to the students and teachers. In Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, Loewen discusses not only the "myths and misinformation of American Hist ... should do about it.Loewen wrote this book for many reasons. He, too, was once a student, sitting in history class, trying to figure out a way to get out. He and his classmates discovered a clever way ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"The history of Islam"

This report I'm doing for history class is about Islam, how Islam started and who started it and what were the obstacles in th ... he Quraan states and this is our belief.In conclusion, this book goes into detail in describing the history of Islam and what Islam exactly is. The book describes how Islam became not just only a reli ...

(3 pages) 164 0 4.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Summary of What I Have Learned In Bible 11

idea that at aChristian school, when Bible was taught as a subject, it would be taught similarto a history class. I am against the idea of Bible being taught in this way becauseI believe that there s ...

(1 pages) 33 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


"History despite it's wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, and if faced with courage, need not be lived ... re made. A great deal of my eighth grade year was spent on the Holocaust. Not only was it taught in history class, but also in my English and class. I even had the pleasure of meeting two survivors fr ... at if they showed us how wrong it was, we'd keep it from happening to us. This is why the truths of history should always be taught in American schools. If children never learn about the horrors that ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay entitled, "Which Golden Girl Are You?" is a category essay based on the hit show "The Golden Girls."

from television. For example, I learned how to count watching "Sesame Street", I always did well in history class because of "Where in Time is Carmen Sandi ego?", and I learned about the horrors of hi ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Cmparing And contrasting the storty "The WAve" to real German in 1945 time period

, Todd Strasser demonstrates the power and influence of group pressure on individuals. Members of a History class learning about World War II, question the teacher, Mr. Ross, why didn't any countries ... azi power and Nazi power under his own personal authority. Mr. Ross's purpose was to only teach his history class a lesson of why people did not stand up to Adolf Hitler. The Political agenda of the N ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Some first-hand observations of China in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics

today is a posterboy for fascism, a model working definition of those governments I refer to in my history class, where a one-party dictatorship employs a market economy and controls a large number o ...

(4 pages) 79 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Looking Back Moving Forward Feminism Conference Reflection

When I was a senior in high school, something happened one day that I never forgot. In my U.S. History class, the teacher asked us to raise our hands if we considered ourselves feminist. My hand ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What Is Good Education

eds to know what has happened to people or places before their time. This is basically learned in a history class. If the person is well educated in history, they should knowmajor events that have hap ... bout the Constitution or any other historical event. People also need to have a general idea of the history of English. This is taught in any English course. People should know a little about Beowulf, ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Example of how not to write an historical essay.

I am writing in regards to Filomena's performance in my history class. Rather than wait until her report comes out this week to write a sentence or two, I w ... IB1 students for example cannot even write an English sentence and yet he was placed in my grade 11 history class with native speakers. So too was a Chinese girl who had failed all of her final exams, ... was a Chinese girl who had failed all of her final exams, all but one of her remake exams, all her history homework and tests, and yet was still allowed to pass from pre-IB to my IB1 history class, o ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Billy Bishop - True Canadian hero?

**Please note this was for a grade 12 canadian history class as just a minor project and therefor is not ment to be detailed, but rather just stati ... airman, but to the British he seemed representative of Canada's youth. The Times of London, in its history of the war used the example of Bishop's career to illustrate the popular belief that Canadia ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.0 May/2006

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

"The Wave": This essay talks about the issues raised in the book.

nce lost these qualities.To begin with, "The Wave" has made a brain-wash to all the students in the history class. The have learned to obey, and agree all the things they have been taught. No more thi ... were not only for them, but also for hundreds and thousands of people in today's world. Forgetting history means betrayal, and these lessons ought to be remembered: Never let the sun cover your true ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Trumpeter Of Krakow

We had to read the book The Trumpeter of Krakow in my history class, and we had to write a report, in the next couple of paragraphs I will write an overvi ...

(4 pages) 1050 0 0.0 Mar/2001

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

Catcher In The Rye - Holden's Lousy Essay

n J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, the Protagonist, Holden Caufield, writes a lousy essay in his history class that ultimately leads to a failing grade. Holden's lack of effort was sad, but it is n ... n J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, the Protagonist, Holden Caufield, writes a lousy essay in his history class that ultimately leads to a failing grade. Holden's lack of effort was sad, but it is n ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Christopher Columbu

ocean blue in 1492, and how his journey to Asia turned out to be America. Even if you didn't take a history class you still know the same old thing about Columbus. I'm going to tell you a little of wh ... about people not knowing for certain were he lies dead is a shame. For such an important person in history you would think that someone that important would be buried in one spot and have that spot c ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Name Of The Rose

rature dangerous to the Catholic faith at the time.        This movie relates to history class because of its set background amongst the medieval society, and has historical context ...

(1 pages) 347 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cell Phones

king or should be asking ourselves today. ofcourse you answer that call.. Its just your friend from history class. Only a harmless five minute call right? Wrong, the trouble with this is those who tal ...

(6 pages) 47 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Things Fall Apart

Throughout my African history class, I have learned and seen how various African countries have been colonized by various ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers