Essays Tagged: "Western Europe"

A comparision between Odyssey, Beowolf, Knight in the Cart

was played by men. In ancient Greece, just as in the whole of the ancient world, and in America and Western Europe until the last century, women occupied a subservient position. Society was organized ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cathedrals and Religion

ge of chaos, primarily caused by the sacking and pillaging of the Vikings. After the great minds of Western Europe were freed from using their vast knowledge to defend against invaders or plagues, the ... for all of humanity. The standard of living dramatically rose, and along with it, the population of Western Europe shot up. In 1346, the estimated population of Europe was fifty-four point four millio ...

(7 pages) 157 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Economic Structures in the third world: concerning production, infrastructure and foreign trade. Development in the Third World.

rt of the second world, communist countries of the east or the first world, capitalist countries of Western Europe and North America. The "third world" represented the newly independent countries hat ...

(6 pages) 282 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Thirty Years' War. The Hapsburg's demise

nded one of the most bloody wars in European history. This war, a war of religion, involved most of Western Europe, especially the Holy Roman Empire. The Thirty Years' War marked the decline socially, ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Dark Ages

Before this time of the four hundreds, western European scholars were always learning and always curious. Many people learned about the wor ... t all. Centuries after this, people considered their lives useless and no good the Roman empire and western Europe. This stage time was called the Dark Ages.After the four hundreds, tribes and civiliz ... called the Dark Ages.After the four hundreds, tribes and civilizations started to fight and attack western Europe. The Germanic tribes were problems for western Europe. They appeared in Central Europ ...

(3 pages) 126 1 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Brief History of the Cold War

d to describe the tense relationship between post World War II East and West. The United States and Western Europe stood on the principle of opposing the communism that dominated Russia and Eastern Eu ... is movement into Europe. The two superpowers quickly abandoned the appearance of being allies, with Western Europe aligning with the United States and Eastern Europe aligning with Russia.On March 12, ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.1 Nov/1996

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

A Pageantry of Costumes

s, and after the disappearance of classical drama came the age of the liturgical or church drama of Western Europe. (Hartnoll 36)Not only was more attention paid to dress, but cosmetics were introduce ...

(5 pages) 63 1 2.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Immigration to the US

The first immigrants to the territory now the United States were from Western Europe. The first great migration began early in the 19th century when large numbers of Euro ... g the first period, from 1820 to 1860, most of the immigrants came from Great Britain, Ireland, and western Germany. In the second period, from 1860 to 1890, those countries continued to supply a majo ... nations provided a substantial minority. Afterwards the proportion of immigrants from northern and Western Europe declined rapidly. In the final period, from 1890 to 1910, fewer than one-third of the ...

(6 pages) 529 0 2.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Charlemagne, a strong leader who unified Western Europe through military power and the blessing of the Church

Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, King of the Franks (742-814), was a strong leader who unified Western Europe through military power and the blessing of the Church. His belief in the need for edu ... e Short and grandson of Charles Martel. His grandfather, Charles, had begun the process of unifying western Europe, in the belief that all people should be Christian. Charlemagne's father, Pepin, cont ...

(9 pages) 268 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Function of festivals in Early Modern Europe 1400-1800. Why the authorities, civil and ecclesiastical seek to control or suppress them?

mas and Midsummer always took place on the same day every year.In those days the average village in Western Europe celebrated at least 17 festivals annually, not counting family occasions and saints' ...

(11 pages) 70 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discuss the reasons for European overseas exploration and enterprise in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Why did they take place when and where they did?

European overseas expansion that would shape the modern world. This expansion was aimed toward the Western Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean instead of towards the East as most European expansion ... us reasons for this expansion and for when it took place.The initial reason was that the economy in Western Europe at the end of the fifteenth century was doing well. When the economy of a nation is p ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Cola Wars, International. COKE vs. PEPSI

ound has now turnedtoward new overseas markets. While once the United States, Australia, Japan, and WesternEurope were the dominant soft-drink markets, the growth has slowed down dramatically, but the ... ion cases come from?' The answer lies in the developing world, where income levels andappetites for Western products are at an all time high.Often, the company that gets into a foreign market first us ...

(4 pages) 632 1 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Charlemagne, also known as "Charles the Great" was a powerful Frankish warrior King who unified Western Europe through military power, a system of legislation and the support of the church. His be ... t to death. This was a brutal technique, however very effective in expanding his kingdom throughout Western Europe. In order to control his expanding kingdom, Charlemagne appointed trusted nobleman of ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers


merica market is one of the richest in the world. Measured in terms of GDP, it is the equivalent of Western Europe. But with a somewhat smaller population, GDP per capita in North America, Canada, Mex ... , GDP per capita in North America, Canada, Mexico and the U.S., is around 12 percent higher than in Western Europe. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which came into effect January 1, ...

(15 pages) 506 2 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

United Nations Debate, France. Class: World History II. Facts on France.

UN Project, FranceGeographyFrance is located in Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel. Between Belgium and Spain, Southeas ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Spain, England, France, German States, And Russian during the 1700s

Spain gained control of the Philippine Islands during the late 1500's.- Spain also fought to defend western Europe from the expanding Ottoman Empire. Philip's rule brought the beginning of the Golden ... sis of Russian power. The development of Russian serfdom differed sharply from changes occurring in Western Europe at the time. There, during the Renaissance, the growth of trade led to the use of mon ...

(12 pages) 116 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Age of Industry Study Notes

and early 1800's, great changes took place in the lives and work of people in several parts of the Western world.- These changes resulted from the development of industrialization. The term Industria ... pe and to North America in the early 1800's. By the mid-1800's, industrialization was widespread in western Europe and the northeastern United States.- The introduction of power-driven machinery and t ...

(8 pages) 87 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Greatest King of Franks: Charlemagne, is about the hitorical significance and what led him to such a significant reign.

y recognized. He immensely expanded his empire across Europe, mainly uniting the Christian lands of Western Europe establishing the power of the church. Many successful military conquests were made du ... a thirty-year military campaign to accomplish this objective. By 800, Charlemagne was the ruler of Western Europe, including, France, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, half of present-day Italy ...

(6 pages) 95 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A speech about horse racing, the history, the crime involoved, and the betting system.

e legalized gambling. Horse-racing is a major professional sport in Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Western Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and the U.S. The most popular form of racing ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

ideological legacy of the french revolution

ce, in Europe, and eventually throughout the world. France's revolutionary regime conquered much of Western Europe with its arms and with its ideology. Though the Revolution was a bloody tragedy, many ... of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity expressed social ideals to which most contemporary citizens of the Western world would encounter. One of the most important contributions of the French Revolution was ...

(2 pages) 102 2 4.5 Jan/2003

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