Essays Tagged: "Reign of Terror"

Beowulf, the one who will be king

fter Adolf Hitler failed in his artistic studies at Vienna, he began to develop what would become a reign of terror on those who were not like him. His backlash towards a society that rejected him as ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

'The world today seems to be going crazy. Speaks of 'The Unabomber's Manifesto'

was found in a parking lot. What seemed like an insignificantmisplaced parcel was about to start a reign of terror and the longest manhuntin U.S. history. Officer Marker retrieved the package and beg ...

(12 pages) 84 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Romanticism Composition

its peak, as theJacobins, under the leadership of Maximilien Robespierre, began what is called the Reignof Terror.b. 'The Reign of Terror'- During this time period British leaders did not want France ... time all hope of reform within British society. The battles at Waterloo, endedthe great Napoleon's reign, but not till he conquered almost all of Europe.c. 'Coping with Society's Problems'- During th ...

(3 pages) 250 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Incorruptible Leader": Maximilien Robespierre, an interesting man in France's history.

tory in general though the cleverness in his early years, his profession in the government, and his reign of terror.He was born in Arras, France, of Irish origin, on May 6, 1758. His father, lawyer Fr ... ood and price controls. This was important because food and money were scarce at the time. Thus the Reign of Terror began, and it was a fearful time period for many.During this time Robespierre became ...

(6 pages) 84 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reign of Terror was during the French Revolution.

me. In the beginning of the French Revolution, Enlightenment of the French Revolution, known as the Reign of Terrorphilosophy seemed like a panacea for societal woes. Prominent philosophers like Rouss ... , one which instigated the mass revolt that caused the storming of the Bastille. The causes for the Reign of Terror in the 1790s cannot be isolated without examining first the leading causes of the Fr ...

(7 pages) 194 4 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The Boston Strangler.

n Strangler" had women in Boston fearing for their lives. He claimed 13 victims in a nineteen-month reign of terror. He would scam, sweet-talk, and break his way into his female victim's apartment and ... ame the "Green Man", which he was later arrested for.In June of 1964 the Boston Strangler began his reign. The first Victim was found by her son on June 14, 1964. The victims name was Anna Slesers, a ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Why Stalin's methods of ruling were unnecessary.

of terror fell upon the Soviet people, and the whole of the USSR was thrown into darkness. Stalin's reign of terror was a very disturbing and unhappy time, and he did many things that were inhumane an ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon's gain to power; how he sustained it and the effects.

be left to irresponsible action." Following the years of the French Revolution and the respective Reign of Terror, France was left in disarray, or moreover the irresponsible action the first preside ... representation of the earlier Joseph's enactments. Through this code of laws and his conquest of foreign land, he is described by Rude as "'liberalizing' the constitutions of many European countries, ...

(5 pages) 77 2 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.

The reliability and usefulness of A Tale of Two Cities in adding knowledge and understanding of the Reign of Terror in France will be examined.Charles Dickens wrote this book in 1859 in London, sixty ... her victims.The greatest asset of A Tale of Two Cities is it's portrayal of the violence during the Reign of Terror. Dickens tends to exaggerate it's horror. Though he quotes no figures he gives the i ...

(6 pages) 179 2 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

William Wordsworth.

inspire the great sonnet "It is a beauteous evening, calm and free."The chaos and bloodshed of the Reign of Terror in Paris drove William to philosophy books; he was deeply troubled by the rationalis ...

(3 pages) 122 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Terrorism in the mind of god.

d "terrorism" was first used in 1789 during the French Revolution during a time period know as "The reign of Terror." A group of French revolutionaries had sized power by unrestricted use of the guill ...

(9 pages) 178 2 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Napoleon: Champion of the French Revolution

reality he furthered the ideals of the French revolution and was a much better alternative to the "Reign of Terror." Napoleon did many great things, including establishing civil equality, giving lib ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Fists of Rage

opment his devilish ways are far more powerful then the minds of my elders. For countless years his reign of terror haunted those he slithers across. From robbing his girlfriends house to pawning my m ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Execution of the Man who made the Guillotine Famous/Maximilien Robespierre's execution

rship with the Committee of Public Safety put him in a position where he was in control. And so the reign of terror was set in motion, and everyone feared the guillotine.On July 27, 1794 Robespierre h ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

French Revolution - reign of terror:causes and effects

The reign of terror, the period in the French revolution when around forty thousand people lost their li ... ety that had occurred because of the revolution stayed; the principles of liberty and equality. The reign of terror played an important role in the revolution in establishing the importance of democra ...

(5 pages) 21549 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

A Brief Biography of Maximilien Robespierre and His Influence on the Novel "A Tale of Two Cities"

obespierre, the 'Incorruptible,' was a lawyer and political leader in France during the time of the Reign of Terror from 1793-1794 in the French Revolution. As a member of the Committee of Public Safe ... May and June of 1793, he managed to execute his enemies by the guillotine in the time known as the Reign of Terror. The following year, in 1794, he executed his fellow Committee members, including th ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

America's Persecuted Minority: Big Business : Ann Rand

to pay for the sins, errors, or failures of any other group, if this group has to live under silent reign of terror, under special laws, from which all other people were immune..." This makes the case ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Terrorism

e effectiveness of psychological warfare against enemy populations.Roman emperors such as Tiberius (reigned AD 14-37) and Caligula (reigned AD 37-41) used banishment, expropriation of property, and ex ... ry virtue during the French Revolution, leading to the period of his political dominance called the Reign of Terror (1793-94).After the American Civil War (1861-65) defiant Southerners formed a terror ...

(1 pages) 26 1 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An essay discussing the statement "The Terror was the triumph of violence over ideals" includes quotes and bibliography

ng the French Revolution had been more intellectual, fuelled by the ideas of the enlightenment, the Reign of Terror philosophy seemed like a panacea for societal woes. Prominent philosophers like Rous ... hts of Man and in 1791 drafted a constitution that permitted a limited monarchy. The origins of the Reign of Terror can already be witnessed in this phase of the Revolution, in which a mob mentality t ...

(5 pages) 50 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Josephine's Early Life (Napoleon's first wife)

taxes and special privileges. Many nobles and aristocrats were executed during what was called the "Reign of Terror" including Josephine's husband. Josephine too, was imprisoned and would have been ex ... phine too, was imprisoned and would have been executed had the terror not come to an end.Before the Reign of Terror she was alone with two children and without the help of her family. For a while she ...

(2 pages) 28 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History