Essays Tagged: "Britain"

Age of Industry Study Notes

ers both to the changes that occurred and to the period itself.- The Industrial Revolution began in Britain (a country now known as the United Kingdom) during the late 1700's.- It started spreading to ... rge number of problems that remain critical in the modern world. The Industrial Revolution began in Britain for several reasons.- The country had large deposits of coal and iron, the two natural resou ...

(8 pages) 87 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

I agree with the quotation: "The failure of the post war treaties to be consistence with the 14 points was the primary source of interwar discontent"

force to the "lowest point". When compare this two treaty, there are contradiction; that France and Britain did not reduce their armament instead they increased because France was worried that if Brit ... be incapable of assisting them they have to strengthen their armament to be in equal strength with Britain, Britain could not reduce because of the colonies; India, Middle East and in Ireland. By loo ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.8 Apr/2004

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

The aims and methods of the League of Nations between 1931 and 1935

e for collective security. The League did not actually have an army and depended on the main powers Britain and France to take action. If problems occurred and conferences failed, sanctions were impos ... gue of nations had no teeth. This was due the fact that the effectiveness of the League depended on Britain and France, and their attitudes to the league differed greatly.France wanted to punish count ...

(3 pages) 43 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What accounts for the growth in part-time employment in recent years? Who benefits the most- employers or employees?

full-time.Since the Second World War, there have been enormous changes regarding employment, within Britain.Up until the 1970's the most predominant type of employment was the standard type. This bein ... mportant of these alterations, is the huge increase of females into the workforce. Within this time Britain's manufacturing industry has decreased rapidly. And the service industry has taken its place ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What affect did the war have on industry in Britain between 1940-50

During the war industry in Britain changed. Factories that had once been used to make cars, lorries and household goods were ch ... ies with the materials, which they required to make war goods and supplies.While some industries in Britain during the war declined others grew. There was a sharp increase in the demand for the raw ma ... rve. Aviation, overseas cable, electricity, gas, transportation followed. The coal mining industry, Britain's sickest with its 800 private coal companies and the one with the worst labour relations si ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2004

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

1999 DBQ: Colonial Pre-Revolutionary Unity

tried to do something about it. However, it didn't work because people were completely split about Britain, so they couldn't come together. They later sent the Olive Branch petition to King George, a ... (C).Throughout all of the time, there were Tories. These were people who were loyal to the King and Britain. However, they had good reason. Almost 50% of the Tories in the colonies were farmers. These ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Advantages brought to India during rule from the British, were brought by the East India Company, which were run my Indian princes that were protected by the British.

ly British Imperialism was economic advancement; "to create large, self-sustaining trading blocks." Britain exploited India, the crown jewel of their imperialist empire, for the export of many raw mat ... In addition, they placed trade laws upon India that restricted its trade with countries other than Britain. India was eventually under the complete control, even the rule of Britain; you could even s ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

1995 APUSH Free Response- Salutary Neglect.

Up until 1750, Britain practiced salutary neglect toward their colonies in North America. Although a sense of merca ... salutary neglect toward their colonies in North America. Although a sense of mercantilism existed, Britain's lack of supervision gave the colonies a chance to govern independently and to develop sepa ... ck of supervision gave the colonies a chance to govern independently and to develop separately from Britain. Britain's salutary neglect toward the colonies influenced the development of legislative as ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The aftermath of the Industrial Revolution

Beginning first in Great Britain, industrialization spread to the continental countries of Europe and the United States. In 1 ... gium, France, and the German states were still largely agrarian. The Industrial Revolution began in Britain in the mid eighteen hundreds. England was fortunate to have the right mix of an abundance of ... tting for industrialization.As a result of industrialization, cities and towns grew dramatically in Britain. In 1700, Europe's population was between 100-120 million people, and later by the 1850, it ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

1985 DBQ AP United States History Essay

timate victory of Washington's army and for negotiating favorable terms in the treaty of peace with Britain. It kept the states unified during the war, and dealt successfully with western lands. The L ... was too weak.Another problem the government faced due to the lack of strength of the Articles were Britain trying to take advantage of that fact. The British maintained troops along the Canadian bord ...

(4 pages) 46 1 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Air Campaign in Falklands War

war and 1991 Gulf war. After many years of dispute over the Falkland Islands between Argentina and Britain, on 02 April 82, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. It was an act of retaliation by Arg ... claimed the islands since 1820. In 1829, Argentina established a colony that lasted until 1833 when Britain reasserted control and evicted the Argentineans. Britain had occupied and administered the i ...

(19 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Alexander I as Tsar of Russia Notes

a involved).Napoleon Bonaparte was rapidly increasing France’s power.1805 – Russia joined Britain, Austria and Sweden in the “Third Coalition” to control Napoleons dominating inten ... to make peace with France in the Treaty of TilsitThe treaty stated that Russia was to turn against Britain and support Napoleon’s Continental System – a scheme designed to ruin Britain’ ...

(3 pages) 1573 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

18th Century Politics

was to make the conservatives dominate politics into the next century. 1. THE DECISIONS OF BRITAIN · Prime Minister decided ministers and the House of Commons decided the prime min ... g and distribution changed towards the mid 19th century. · Most impressive of the Great Britain's political stability foundation lay in their European stability. · Colonies ten ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


the United States Neutrality Laws. American people also preferred war to being controlled by Great Britain. British impressments and seizing of American sailors and ships had made Madison furious, a ... coasts"¦and have willingly spilt American blood within the sanctuary of our jurisdiction." Great Britain has violently broken the neutrality. The spilling of American blood directly refers to the C ...

(3 pages) 1287 1 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In The 19th Century Which Style Best Represented B

In the 19th century which style best represented Britain- the gothic or the classical During the 18th century the knowledge of ancient architecture w ... ir theories. As the availability of information increased peoples perceptions and attitudes changed.Britain was on a high after a long and arduous battle with Napoleon and the French finally resulted ... t, completed in 1847, which is clearly a fine example of neo-classical architecture in 19th century Britain. A hugely important building holding the treasures of our nation. Its classic Portico it is ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

In accordance with your own research what key reasons for Britain's defeat in the "American War of Independence" are not explained by the movie "The Patriot?" Explain citing examples.

rican colonists won the War of Independence against the British and include British debt and taxes, Britain’s limited communications and the importance of the American colonists’ foreign aid ... 48; failed to mention that the British were in debt because of the Seven Years War. The debt caused Britain to require greater resources to administer its new territories, as its military and naval fo ...

(2 pages) 16 1 4.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Was the alliance system the most important reason for increased rivalry between the great powers in the period 1900-1914?

eat powers in the period 1900-1914?there was rivalry before the alliance system formed. Germany and Britain were the most powerful countries and Britain felt Germany was challenging Britain and the co ... curred. This is how the Triple Alliance and Triple Entente came about. Rivalry increased from there.Britain had a small army and because of this had to have a powerful navy. In 1900 Britain had the la ...

(1 pages) 2586 0 3.0 Jun/2008

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

Allied Diplomacy

ctory and caused instability in the region." To what extent do you agree with this statement?Due to Britain's position as a major power, the country was able to reshape the Middle East and formulate a ... of things they weren't able to fulfill and creating contradictory terms within official agreements. Britain was responsible for a great amount of problems in the Middle East during World War 1, but th ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2013

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

Analyze the contributions of Washing and Jefferson in helping establish a stable government after the adoption of the Constitution.

nment through international affairs. After the Revolutionary War in order to avoid another war with Britain George Washington signed Jay's Treaty with Britain. Jay's Treaty set a peaceful trade betwee ... ir northwestern posts but forced the United States to pay the pre­revolutionary debts they owed Britain. The treaty was immensely unpopular in the public but George Washington signed it realizing ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2013

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

corporate governance

ures. In particular, a number of studies show that legal developments and institutional contexts in Britain concerning CSR show important similarities with Europe, and related contrasts with the Unite ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers