Essays Tagged: "war britain"

The Stamp Act Protest. After the French and Indian War. British tried to recover from Debt.

Stamp Act ProtestAfter the French and Indian war, Britain, although victorious, was left with a debt of 140 million pounds. The British believed ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Why the US entered WWII

unless the conflict was brought to the western hemisphere. Continuing with this policy, when World War I began in 1914, the US tried to remain neutral, and see to it that its rights as a neutral powe ... olicy in 1917 in addition to America's economic interests and allied propaganda brought the US into war in 1917 against Germany.From the start of the war, Britain's surface naval power was unquestione ...

(2 pages) 125 4 3.0 Aug/2002

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

Apartheid in South Africa.

sed it's rule onrebellious Boers, pushing the Boers off their land and eventually sparking the Boer war. Britainemployed an overwhelming force to subdue the Boers. Ironically the Boers, now calledAfri ... nions and multi racial organizations also were permitted. Although these reforms were agreat step towards freedom for the black South Africans, they were still denied one major thingof importance, pol ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Appeasment in the second world war was good.

sement was therefore the better choice because it helped in numerous ways. Appeasement did postpone war for a while which probably gave England some time to build up their army or it might have cooled ... Hitler allowing him to fulfill his aims in the hope that he would stop and in the hope of avoiding war.Britain and most of its public felt sorry for Germany because of the tight restrictions set upon ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.3 Oct/2003

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

This essay is an analysis of the genre of british social problem films, it uses the text 'Sapphirre' as an example.

e' by Ralph Deardon and Michael Relph in 1,500 words.The relaxation of film censorship laws in post-war Britain had by the late fifties brought about many changes in British Cinema. The most striking ... ibutor for Social Problem films was the Rank Organisation. It was here that from the early 1940's onwards Producer Michael Relph and Director Ralph Deardon forged a solid working partnership born out ...

(7 pages) 58 0 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Was the First World War a 'Total war' for Britain?

Total War is the total engagement of a nation's economic, social, cultural, and political capital in the w ... ial, cultural, and political capital in the war. Britain did engage all sides of its capital in the war effort and was successful in its allocation of it. They had to fill posts left by men who had go ... war with women and every side of life had to relate to the campaign. In my opinion the First World War was a 'Total War' for Britain. It cost them millions of pounds, a great amount of lives were los ...

(8 pages) 54 2 4.8 Jan/2005

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

Should American citizens during the time of the American Revolution have become Patriots or Loyalists

After the French Indian War, Britain's debt rose to approximately 143,000,000 pounds. Britain also gained from the French; C ... Bill of Rights had forbidden a standing army from being stationed in the colonies except in time of war. The Quartering Act was a direct violation of the English Bill of Rights. These new Parliamentar ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

What is appeasement policy? Give an example to illustrate the appeasement policy between Britain and France.

In the 1930s, before the start of the Second World War, Britain and France adopted the Appeasement Policy towards the Axis powers, which included Germa ... he Axis powers, which included Germany, Italy and Japan. This policy originally aimed at preventing wars. However, it turned out in encouraging the Axis powers to demand more territories.Appeasement p ... oubles. Appeasement policy aims to maintain stability, preserve the peaceful society and to prevent wars. However, the Aggressive powers usually became more aggressive because this policy gave them wh ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2007

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

World War I

World War I World War I officially started on June 28, 1914 when the Serbia Black Hand assassinated Archdu ... duke Ferdinand. Ferdinand was heir to the Austrian Hungarian throne. Soon, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. With all of the alliances in Europe, when Germany declared war on Serbia, it was also ... on their military. Germany was the quickest because it had already prepared from the Russo-Japanese war. Britain had also begun early to compete with Germany. Germany's first move was to send people t ...

(3 pages) 21 1 3.0 Oct/2001

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

The Outbreak of the Cold war

At the time when World War two had fell victoriously on the side of the Grand Alliance, tensions between the allies became ... on the side of the Grand Alliance, tensions between the allies became palpable in 1945. During the War, Britain and the USA were allies of the Soviet Union but the only thing that united them was the ... r hatred of Germany. An intense rivalry between communist and non-communist nations led to the Cold War as their desire of control over the world dominated grew strongly. The question that many histor ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Events leading to the cause of

eclare their independence. The beginning of their turmoil began during the French and Indian War. Britain had passed a series of Navigation Acts. These acts were to forbid the colonists from tr ... because they did not enforce the laws strictly. After the British won the French and Indian War, all French presence was removed from America. However, Indian uprisings led to the Proclamation ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is an American?         During the pre-revolutionary war era, the

What is an American? During the pre-revolutionary war era, the American colonists began to view themselves increasingly as Americans, breaking away fr ... , 124). However, when this English policy ended in 1762, marked by the end of the French and Indian war, Britain began to impose taxes on the colonists to pay for war debts and British troops in Ameri ... ced by British rule.While the American identity and unity was developing prior to the Revolutionary War many American citizens couldn?t betray their mother country by forgetting their pledged loyalty ...

(4 pages) 1216 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Notes on First and Second Bulgarian Crisis

and Tsarist rule was reproached for not do anything.-Tsarist government didn’t want to declare war because it had little to gain and was afraid from Austrian and British opposition. Austria said ... would not tolerate Russia gaining things over Turkey.-Serbia defeated the Turks, so Russia declared war, Britain was in favour of the Turks. Russia won but she lost the peace because she put severe te ...

(5 pages) 1076 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Founding Fathers on Taxes

d serve as a foundation for governance of the United States. The attitude of the founding fathers toward taxation began as a complete mistrust for taxation assessed by a central government, shifting t ... some taxation levied by the central government. The best evidence of the early American attitude toward taxation focuses on the initial reactions to the imposition of taxes by Britain, the more drast ...

(9 pages) 31 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The American Revolution

Joshua ParselsHIS440 American Wars2 February 2009The American Revolution 1775-1783War AimsUnfortunately for the British, the end o ... merican Revolution 1775-1783War AimsUnfortunately for the British, the end of the French and Indian War would not be the last of the conflict in the British-American Empire. Following the resolution o ... t of the conflict in the British-American Empire. Following the resolution of the French and Indian war, Britain expected the colonies to contribute financially in order to pay for the protection that ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Mar/2009

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

Nationalism Was The Prime Cause Of The Colonial Powers Rapid Retreat From Africa Between 1945 -1975

natural conclusion at the end of the epoch of Empire. Winston Churchill had led Britain through the war but had an equally hard task of protecting a post war Britain and her commonwealth, would she, a ... 0s "Slide into a shoddy and slushy socialism, or march to the third British Empire". The first post war government was headed by Clement Attlee. This government was responsible for the first significa ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Toward Independence

Toward IndependenceThe end of The Seven Years' War in 1763 marked the start of the imperial crisis of ... in 1763 marked the start of the imperial crisis of the 1760s between the British and Americans. the war also known as the French and Indian war began in 1754 over contested land in the Ohio Valley, va ... alliances with the Indian tribes in Ohio County, a frontier region they regarded as New France.The war in North America officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on February 10, 1763. ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History