Essays Tagged: "William"

Ancient China's Culture and Customs. This is very simple and straighforward, but has a bibliography.

ir goods at market looked in awe at the town houses with their tiled roofs, and the busy teahouses (Williams, B., 1996, pg.27). For the people who lived in the countryside, their lives were ruled by f ... 94, pg.35). Peasant farmers provided the Shang with a constant food supply to support their armies (Williams, B., 1996, pg11). Poor people spend most of their time growing and preparing food, or doing ...

(8 pages) 363 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a brief discription of the German Unification

and looked up to Prussia while the southern states were Catholic and looked up to Austria. In 1861 William I took the throne in Prussia, he then appointed Otto von Bismark as the Chancellor. Bismark ... Leopold took the throne. Napoleon III of France did not like this because Leopold was the cousin of William I. Napoleon believed this would cause problems cause now he had William and Leopold on eithe ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

"The Degression of Absolutism" This generally explians the events that transformed England from monarchy to parliament

time progressed the power of monarchs decreased and the power of parliament became supreme.In 1066 William I, setup a strong new ruling class of nobles. This was know as feudalism. At this time the p ... II accepted sharing power with parliament. Then in 1688 parliament overthrew James II and installed William and Mary. During the Hanover Dynasty and the Windsor Dynasty the power of Parliament was bec ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe the border wars between England and Wales in the High Middle Ages. How did the English control the borders and eventually conquer the Welsh?

oms, Wales was the one region in southern Britain that survived the Anglo-Saxon onslaught following William the Conqueror's victory on the island. The main stay of Wales survival came from its mountai ... ridge border was crossed, and the difficulty of sustaining logistics during guerilla ambushes, even William I decided on a defensive posture against the Welsh, wherein he established marches along the ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent did Otto Von Bismarck plan ahead with his foreign policy.

Bismarck was an extreme loyalist who was willing to stop at nothing to complete the goals of Kaiser William."I want to play the tune the way it sounds to me or not at all... my pride bids me command r ... d Klein deutsche Vs gross deutsche and one of the main reasons the nationalist approach failed.King William had problems trying to get the Landtag to approve his proposals for army reform, the king sa ...

(7 pages) 83 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Outlines German Unification and Bismarks envolvement.

t refused to do so without a reduction of compulsory military service from three to two years. King William I would not yield for fear that the draftees would be insufficiently imbued with conservativ ...

(3 pages) 118 4 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Summary of factors on the unification of Germany.

Prussia. Bismarck uses the opportunity at hand to get hold of new German territories by convincing William I to do so and by initially getting Austria to go against Denmark. The disagreement between ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Biograph of William Sydney Porter.

On September 11, 1862, William Sydney Porter was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He spent his childhood with his grandm ... oro, North Carolina. He spent his childhood with his grandmother in Greensboro. At the age of three Williams mother, Mary Jane Porter, died. After she died Williams father occupied his time with drink ... r, Mary Jane Porter, died. After she died Williams father occupied his time with drinking, and left William to be cared for by his grandmother. While growing up William received very little formal edu ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Artists that have conveyed an Australian identity: Sidney Nolan, Brett Whiteley & Fred Williams

cteristics that successfully describe an Australian identity. Sidney Nolan, Brett Whiteley and Fred Williams are a few Australian artists that manage to successfully delineate the true aspect that rep ... ush and its rugged terrain was portrayed as another Australian identity by Australian painter, Fred Williams (1927-1982). With reference to William's, 'Silver and Grey' composition, this identity thro ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Knight at War. How did his role change and was their any place for chivalry on the battlefield during the late medieval period?

When William I invaded England in 1066 he did so on horseback. In the battle of Hastings the foot-soldier ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Morality in Graham Greene's "I Spy"

into their own backyard. Their army was doing fine fighting elsewhere in France and Germany, but as William I proved in 1066, when you invade England, it's not the English that win. Britons lived in c ...

(4 pages) 15766 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the contradictory life of Tom Wingfield, the main character in the play, the Glass Menagerie

r himself. The Glass Menagerie is a tender, poetic, autobiographical play that the author Tennessee Williams based on members of his own family (World Book Online). It is apparent Tom is a fictionaliz ... on members of his own family (World Book Online). It is apparent Tom is a fictionalized version of Williams and they may be similar in many ways.Taking care of his family provides a sense of accompli ...

(5 pages) 62 0 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Battle of hastings battle techniques

At around 9.00, William's three divisions began their slow advance up the ridge towards the Saxon line. As the thin ... ended on the shield wall or sailed harmlessly overhead. This attack may have been over quicker than William had intended. There would have been few arrows to be reused as the Saxons had few archers wi ... the marshy ground at the base of the ridge, they would throw away all their advantages. As it was, William was able to rally his cavalry to counter the partial Saxon advance. Forced to form a defensi ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The introduction of ID cards.

valuation on this proposal. As you can see from the overhead, my article is from The Age written by William. I have divided my talk into 3 sections, namely, the basis for the introduction of ID cards, ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What were the contributing causes of World War 1

date of huge significance, a day that happened 43 years prior to the outbreak of war, the day when William I was proclaimed King of a united Germany. This led to a major shift in power from the tradi ...

(11 pages) 66 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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

Why were Castles built in Europe?

Norman castles were built from the 11th to 13th centuries. Castles were brought to Britain by William the Conqueror, when he invaded England from his homeland in France. Known as the Duke of Nor ... uke of Normandy, William invaded England in 1066 and, due to his victory in the Battle of Hastings, William was crowned the King of England, and became King William I. One of the most powerful ways fo ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

King John

King John was born in 1167 and died in 1216. Like William I, King John is one of the more controversial monarchs of Medieval England and is most assoc ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Award ceremony, Acceptance speech: Best Director- Baz Lurmann (Romeo and Juliet)

he cast and crew of the movie and especially fox studios for giving me the chance to film the movie.William Shakespeare, one of the greatest play writers in the past, I thank you for your magnificent ... nificent ideas and ability to produce spectacular plays that the modern society can easily link to. William, I thank you for enabling future generations to use your works to produce films that everyon ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

King william i

King William I Americans these days are too spoiled. Freedom and crime are far too rampant. Whate ... ent, useless entities that we truly are. That one thing is a king. What better man for the job than William Jefferson Clinton? A king and Bill Clinton are so utterly dissimilar that I know I m ...

(4 pages) 380 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Affirmative Action         Some of Americas most historic Amendments and court

nd present discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Walter E. Williams, writer of the essay "Affirmative action can't be mended" develops the thesis that "affirma ... that "affirmative action , in the forum of racial preference , has worn out its political welcome". Williams, in his argument, states that more than 70 percent of respondents to a Gallup poll which as ...

(4 pages) 617 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy