Essays Tagged: "national hero"

The Lindebergh Case and how the case relates to current US laws, and what society was like in the 1930's.

the defense, and the first federal laws about kidnapping.In May of 1927, Charles Lindbergh became a national hero when he flew across the Atlantic Ocean by himself in his plane named "The Spirit of St ... ng Cross and the Congressional Medal of Honor. He was also promoted to Colonel and he returned as a national American hero. Two years later he met and married Anne Morrow on May 27, 1929. Their first ...

(14 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Robin Hood: Fact or Fiction?

d stories as well as a controversial figure of historical research and information. Even though the national hero is more folklore than proven historical fact, there could be some truth behind these t ...

(6 pages) 106 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

My father, my hero.

___________My father is not a celebrity; he is not such a recognizable face. My father is not a national hero; he is not a multi-millionaire. My father is just an average quiet man, whom I honour ...

(2 pages) 129 2 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is my research paper for Honors English 11.

The Life and Death of William WallaceNo national hero ever excited greater admiration than that of William Wallace. No hero remained such a ... ow as Elderslie), William Wallace was born as the second of three sons to Sir Malcolm Wallace. Few national heroes possess such an obscure and contradictory background as William Wallace. The year o ... ere a new phenomenon, a force composed of common people fighting on their own account, for a purely national idea and object (Mackay 140).In the approved medieval manner, the English commander gave ...

(26 pages) 191 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Tools that Shaped Cicero's Political Ideologies

relations with the poplares, as did the family of Gaius Marius of Arpinum whom Cicero regarded as a national hero in his earliest poems . In 90 B.C Cicero would assume the white toga of manhood and ed ... ountry in the world. Cicero believed in virtue, justice, influence, and above all the importance of national prestige rather than personal - national prestige. These political beliefs were developed b ...

(8 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Random Facts about the Civil War.

who remarkably allowed him to go home unmolested. After the battle, he was elevated to the role of national hero. Hearing about the aged veteran, Mathew Brady photographed Burns while recuperating at ... came interested in the story and when President Lincoln came to Gettysburg to dedicate the Soldiers National Cemetery that fall, it was John Burns who the president wished to meet. Burns' fame quickly ...

(4 pages) 54 4 2.8 Nov/2003

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

The Jacksonian Period of common man.

. He was a fierce military man who had headed the campaign to acquire Florida, and he was seen as a national hero. The Age of Common Man included equality in economic, politic, and reform movements be ... lifestyle was being replaced by the manufacturing world, of cities and factories. On the other hand national bank became a major problem in nation's economy .Nicholas Biddle proved great opposition to ...

(4 pages) 67 2 4.1 Mar/2004

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

A Movie Review of The Snoflake Crusade

sentially buy the DNA to procreate any notable person in history. Nobel Prize winning scientist and national hero, Nathan Clive Barclay, met those high standards and posthumously sired a clone from hi ...

(1 pages) 14 0 2.0 Apr/2004

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

Churchill Dude

uary 1895. As a war correspondent he was captured during the Boer War. After his escape he became a National Hero. Ten month later he was elected as a member of the Conservative Party. In 1904 he join ... office. His backing and support for King Edward VIII during his abdication were frowned upon by the national government. However in September 1939, when Nazi Germany declared war on Poland, the public ...

(2 pages) 30 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Documentary proposal for 'Ned Kelly: Sinner or Saint?"

an a notorious criminal who unforgivably chose to take up arms against society. To others, Ned is a national hero, icon of the Australian imagination, and embodiment of the Australian spirit. Sinner o ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Documentary proposal for 'Ned Kelly: Sinner or Saint?"

an a notorious criminal who unforgivably chose to take up arms against society. To others, Ned is a national hero, icon of the Australian imagination, and embodiment of the Australian spirit. Sinner o ...

(5 pages) 64 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Ned Kelly: Sinner or Saint?

nd the mask? Was he a merciless killer who unforgivably chose to take up arms against society, or a national hero who was the embodiment of the Australian spirit.To answer this question, one must f ... rious criminal. But for those who choose to look past his iron mask, Ned Kelly is the father of our national courage. Brave, daring, and a true Australian.I conclude with this quote -"Ned Kelly ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Ned Kelly a hero or a villain?

How does a man hanged for murder, become an Australian national hero?Ned was just 16 when he was convicted of receiving a stolen horse and served three ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Andrew Jackson a true hero.

left his occupation in order to serve as an army general in the war of 1812. He became a decorated national hero during his service, which aided him during his campaign for presidency. Jackson became ... remake the cabinet. Another accomplishment, although highly controversial, was that he opposing the national bank which strengthened nationalism in America. Jackson was concerned for the American peop ...

(2 pages) 36 1 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

William Wallace.

William Wallace, popularized in the 1995 movie "Braveheart", was a Scottish patriot and national hero. He was a fierce advocate for Scottish independence from the English, who had taken co ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Life of Winston Churchill

ary 1895. As a war correspondent he was captured during the Boer War. After his escape, he became a National Hero and ten months later he was elected as a member of the Conservative Party.His politica ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Isoroku Yamamoto: Biography of the Japanese Admiral who lead the war in the Pacific.

Isoroku Yamamoto is considered a national hero in Japan. He is considered one of Japan's greatest naval officers of all time. He almo ...

(3 pages) 2082 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

Ivan IV (Ivan The Terrible)

ehavior. He was one of the most ruthless tyrants in history. Yet for many people in Russia, he is a national hero, even thought he is a man of contradiction. One example of that is when he believed he ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Billy Bishop - True Canadian hero?

alities. Billy Bishop fits that definition perfectly yet somehow some Canadians do not see him as a national hero or even worse they have never heard of him. This is disgraceful to Bishop, a man who r ... town boy who almost did not make it through school, yet by the end of the war he had became an international hero. He displayed leadership skills, achieved major accomplishments on and off the battlef ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.0 May/2006

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

Columbus

misery the Indians had suffered from Columbus's acts were wrong, yet Columbus is still viewed as a national hero.Because of this, movie directors will continue to portray how Columbus was such a grea ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History