Essays Tagged: "surrender"

Sparta: Uncultured Discipline

he Spartan code was to fight hard, follow orders without question and to die rather then retreat or surrender. To achieve all this, Sparta sacrificed everything; the arts, culture, and other things th ... marched into Messenia eager for more land. After 20 long years of war the Messenians were forced to surrender. They were made into helots (slave/workers with no rights) and ruthlessly oppressed. In 68 ...

(7 pages) 132 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Account of the Siege of Yorktown. Written in the first person.

y was full of French ships. Our army along with the French encircled Cornwallis. Cornwallis did not surrender, he waited for a larger British fleet to save him.Being in the Corps of Sappers and Miners ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dieppe: A Canadian Disaster

..p. 8A Canadian Disaster................................................................p. 9-10The Surrender........................................................................p. 11The Escape Tun ... ged to blow up a tobacco factory. But the Germans were wiping the Allies out and that lead to there surrender.The SurrenderThe Royal Navy at last turned and returned to England. The men on the beaches ...

(13 pages) 65 1 4.3 Mar/1997

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

Prevelant Issues in Surrogate Parenting

who agrees to conceive the husband's child through artificial insemination, carry it to term, then surrender all parental rights in the child. Often, the surrogate mother receives compensation for he ...

(7 pages) 143 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Islam More Than A Religion

oclaimed by the Prophet Muhammad in Arabia, in the 7th century A.D. The term Islam virtually means "surrender". Within Islam the believer (called a Muslim) use the Arabic word for God, Allah, to refer ...

(5 pages) 938 8 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Natural Law

state of nature are free and equal, yetinsecure in their freedom. When they enter society, they surrender only suchrights as are necessary for their security and for the common good. He also ...

(3 pages) 185 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

King Lears Foolishness

tale of an ailing man's journey through hell in order to forgive his sins. Lear's untimely, sinful surrender of his throne results in a chain reaction of events that send him through a treacherous jo ... thou art. Off, off, your lendings." (III, iv, 109-112) Many misinterpret this scene as Lear's final surrender to madness, however this scene is possibly where Lear becomes most sane. Lear realizes tha ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.2 Mar/2002

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


er political units, usually called states, provinces, or territories. These smaller political units surrender some of their political power to the central government, relying on it to act for the comm ...

(4 pages) 388 3 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Islam In the U.S and the current stats

l Islam means "peace" in loose translation. Although it's frequently translated as "submission" or "surrender". A more accurate translation of Islam would be "peace through willing obedience to allahs ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Locke And Rouseau Relationship between the "Hand and the Glove" theory

he SocialContract is a contract in which you are in a group in which every person in that groupmust surrender their rights for the good of the community. A Social Contract is needed forthe protection ... . That is where the Social Contract comes in. By man comingtogether and limiting their strength and surrendering their rights, the government canproperly meet the will of the people and protect them a ...

(1 pages) 66 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad --Exploitation of the African Natives

Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, is an intriguing and extremely disturbing portrayal of man's surrender to his carnal nature when all external trappings of 'civilization' are removed. This novel ...

(4 pages) 112 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Some good reason to Hitler's good side.

ch circumstances that did not allow Germany any flexibility. The Treaty had many demands such as: a surrender of land to France, Belgium, and Poland. Germany also had to agree to let enemy forces to h ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The first three steps in the twelve step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonimious.

, HE CAN, I'LL LET HIM". (Rick) These three steps are the most important because they involve total surrender and complete admission of defeat and will thus mark the beginning of a new way of life, if ... le that authority.In concluding I would like to re-state what each of these three steps mean in the surrender process. Step one equals "I CAN'T", step two equals "HE CAN", step three equals "I'LL LET ...

(7 pages) 95 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drug legalization.

could bring us to the brink of victory--legalization. But most who discuss this option consider it surrender.How have we confused surrender with victory? Let's start by looking at the "war on drugs" ...

(4 pages) 104 1 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hiroshima, a Difficult but Just Decision.

Why? Well, because the Japanese had a 5 million-man army, and were under no circumstances going to surrender. Japanese did not surrender - it was considered cowardly, according to the Code of Bushido ... r - it was considered cowardly, according to the Code of Bushido, and therefore one must die before surrendering. If you don't believe me, just look at the numerous Kamikazes that refused to surrender ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Winners and Losers.

even when they do not succeed. However, on the other hand, losers fall down, never to get up; they surrender before even meeting a challenge.My dad, gifted with a photographic memory, preferred to li ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alice Walker's "The Color Purple".

How one handles a struggle often defines a human being. A refusal to struggle is a refusal to live. Surrender and submission are the easy way out. Life requires something deep within the human heart t ...

(5 pages) 84 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


"I will go down with this shipI won't hold my hands up and surrender.There will be no white flag above my doorI'm in love and always will be."This quote from D ...

(1 pages) 77 5 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Essay comparing the leadership styles of Nez Perces Chief Joseph and General Howard.

as made by Chief Joseph that in order to preserve the strength and lives of his people, they had to surrender and proceed to the reservation.Chief Joseph: Saving Indian ValuesThe leadership styles and ... reservation. To preserve the strength and life of his people, Chief eventually made the decision to surrender. Too many of his people had suffered hardship and death fighting the white people.The Indi ...

(6 pages) 115 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compare & Contrast Essay - "Antigone" with "Romeo and Juliet"

he must sacrifice something extremely important to her. By following the will of the gods, she must surrender her own short mortal life to live an eternity in heaven. If she doesn't bury Polyneices, s ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet