Essays Tagged: "they believed that"

Norway and the world war 2

stay out of the second world war, just as the country had maintained its neutrality in World War I. They believed that Norway was strategically on the periphery, protected by British naval power, and ... ed for the operation were transferred to France.The Germans' plans were more extensive and radical; they called for the complete occupation of both Denmark and Norway. One of the motives was the Germa ...

(13 pages) 82 0 4.4 Mar/1997

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

Greek and Roman Architecture

Good, but needs expansionThe Greeks thought of their Gods as having the same needs as human beings, they believed that the Gods needed somewhere to live on Earth. Temples were built as the gods' earth ... owed a lot of things from the Greek culture. For example, the took the Greek Gods and renamed them. They also took the styles of Greek temples, but they changed them some. The temple was rectangular, ...

(8 pages) 312 2 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

What was the witches' role in Macbeth?

What was the witches' role in Mac Beth?In Shakespeare's time, many people were superstitious; they believed that that their lives were strongly influenced, if not dictated by fate. They also tho ... c Beth. The witches, although accurately predicting what would occur, i.e., Mac Beth would be king, they did not specify how their prophecies would be realized.The witches did possess some sort of pow ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.2 Nov/1996

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

A Critical Analysis of "Revelation" by Flannery O'Connor

During her lifetime, Southerners were very prejudiced towardspeople of other races and lifestyles. They believed that people who were lessfortunate were inferior to them; therefore, people were label ... alities that are determiners of fate and destiny. Nomatter which path her stories took her readers, they mostly ended up findingsocial truth. This background, together with a believable plot, convinci ...

(6 pages) 13848 0 4.5 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mummification What is the process of mummification described in detail

he after-life. Egyptians believed that there was life after death. By going through this process, they believed that a person's soul would be preserved and the dead would live a happy after-life.... step. The Egyptians thought the brain served no purpose nor did it have any significance in life; they felt all thinking was done by the heart. The brain was removed through the nose using needles ...

(5 pages) 150 4 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The Conquest of the Aztec and Incan Empires

asy battles. A couple of reasons as to why it was so easy were because these empires were isolated, they knew nothing of the new world and other cultures, they believed that the Europeans intentions w ... hnology was a huge part in the conquest of these empires Indian war tactics were old and out dated. They were no match for the Spanish and their cannons, crossbows, swords, armor, shields, and the han ...

(1 pages) 93 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Sexuality

sexual behaviour and its significance had changed time to time from their research, and therefore, they believed that sexuality has history. Sex relationship can be found among the Greek Gods in the ... self into a stallion and chased after Demeter. Today, the boys always fond of dating many girls who they love. "From the male's point of view there simply aren't enough females to go around with and s ...

(7 pages) 223 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Oedipus Rex, Predestined Fate

In ancient Greek society they believed that ones life is predestined and that ones fate is sealed. What is meant to occur wil ... is ancestors. Unlike Oedipus most people today don't believe in predestined fate. People can be all they want to be regardless of their background or the circumstances of their lives. However some peo ... ess of their background or the circumstances of their lives. However some people don't realize that they are in charge of their own live and can make conscience decisions to change the course of their ...

(4 pages) 120 0 2.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A short summary of the stories in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club.

her room and raped her. When she went home, nobody in her family believed that she had been raped. They believed that she had willingly become a concubine and dishonored her widow's vow. They may hav ... a concubine and dishonored her widow's vow. They may have also believed that a man's word, even one they didn't know, to be more worthy of their trust than that of their own daughter. Her family belie ...

(2 pages) 121 2 4.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is on Robert Muldoon, the former New Zealand Prime Minister and his role in the 1981 Springbok tour.

ick an all white all black team to represent the country. This outraged many people in New Zealand, they believed that if we agreed to play rugby with racist rules then New Zealand will be seen as acc ... Muldoon interpreted the agreement that it was a matter for individual sporting parties to decide if they want to tour with South Africa.Muldoon's understanding of the agreement meant that the governme ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

sm arose in 1848 with the publication of the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. They believed that communism is inevitable and is an outcome of the historical process. They believe ... lization is to heighten and intensify the internal contradictions in capitalism.' To put it bluntly they believed that the ownership of industry would be in fewer and fewer hands where the workers wou ...

(6 pages) 229 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The U-2 incident.

visit, the government of the United States would not allow Khrushchev to enter Disney World because they believed that they could not provide adequate protective services in such an environment. Khrus ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How did Hitler become chancellor in 1930-1933 This essay is about how Hitler and the Nazi party came to be in power in Germany.

In January 1933 the Nazi party was invited to form a government, despite the fact that they opposed the Weimar Republic (Constitution)Soon after becoming a chancellor Hitler and the Nazi ... ame a democratic republic the German people have never been able to accept the democratic system as they hated democracy, because they believed that it was an American ideal, they also opposed the dem ... y, because they believed that it was an American ideal, they also opposed the democratic leaders as they felt that they had been 'stabbed in the back' by them, as they were responsible for signing the ...

(8 pages) 160 2 3.5 Dec/2002

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

Salem Witchcraft By lilangelgirl1420

Puritans were very superstitious and they believed that witches had to do with the devil. People around the seventeenth century who lived ... a witch was a person who had made a pact with Satan and therefore had strange and terrible powers. They were thought to use these powers on people they disliked or just anyone. Witches could supposed ... utnam claimed to see a coffin.Some of the girls not long after made strange animal noises. At first they were soft but then grew loud and frightening and were followed by burst of tears. The girls wou ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essasy explores the controversial world of the Jacksonian Era and tries to explain the reasoning behind president Andrew Jacksonian's many bias's.

to common citizens, and engendered ideals of widespread liberty. Jacksonian democrats believed that they were guardians of theConstitution, political individual liberty, and economic opportunity. Alth ... dividual liberty, and economic opportunity. Althoughtheir beliefs did not apply to the Indians that they displaced, they werecorrect in their evaluation of themselves.Jacksonian democrats believed tha ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.2 Jan/2003

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

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

the other hand, were pessimistic, and tended to reject all of the ideas of the Transcendentalists. They believed that man tends toward evil and saw nature as an arbitrary force, neither good nor bad. ... ed for social reform. Not all of these ideas are inherently optimistic on their own, but as a whole they are. Where they say evil in society, they also saw the potential for reform. They saw a grim pr ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Incorporating seven characteristics of transcendentalism thought into the dead poets society

ith old school pictures and trophies. He explains to them that, just like the boys in the pictures, they are teenagers filled with potential and life. And, just like the boys in the picture, they too ... son"Transcendentalists strongly emphasized that feeling and intuition overpowered reason and logic. They believed that you should trust your heart. Knox Overstreet pretty much took this concept to the ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2003

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

Was Hitler alone the cause of world war two?- essay title summerised answer: only partly, due to other reasons such as the Treaty of Versailles, The Great Depression and more.

such as Jews and communists, later named the "November Criminals", who set out to destroy Germany. They believed that the "invincible" German army could not have been defeated, since no allied troops ... quickly, reaching 6,000,000 by the end of 1932. This gave Hitler and the Nazi Party the chance that they had been waiting for. Hitler was able to use unemployment to gain support in the general electi ...

(2 pages) 112 2 4.7 Mar/2003

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

how did life change for christians and jews during the rise of the s?

During the time of the rise of Adolf , many people were forced out of where they lived in or were made prisoners by staying only in a small area of the country. The s believed ... erve to change and side with the Germans, with reasons such as avoiding concentration camps because they believed that the whole thing was ludicrous. There were also some Christians who refused to fal ... urvive. Many people with either Christian or Jewish belief were separated from stores and villages. They were also excluded from many of the social events that take place there.I guess you could say t ...

(2 pages) 40 2 3.8 Mar/2003

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

Expository essay on The Communist Manifesto

duction, the role of class struggle and the nature of social and political change. Among the topics they discussed was the development of the proletariat from a disorganized group of industrial worker ... evitable due to their belief of the importance of the role of class struggles in historical change. They believed that oppressor and oppressed would always come into conflict and that this conflict wo ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory