Essays Tagged: "first wife"

Elizabeth I

Henry VIII, "bluff King Hal". Her mother was Anne Boleyn, the second of Henry's six wives. Henry's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, had only one surviving child, Mary. Henry wanted a male heir, so he ... atholics were cruelly persecuted and many were put to death.Defeat of the Spanish Armada During the first 30 years of Elizabeth's reign England was at peace. Commerce revived, and English ships were b ...

(6 pages) 132 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Bioghraphy of Queen Elizabeth

known). King Henry's third wife gave birth to a son. This boy was named Edward. Edward was declared first in line for King Henry's throne, while Mary (Daughter of Henry's first wife) was declared seco ... l pox.In 1584, Europe's other major protestant leader, William of Orange, was assassinated. For the first time in her life, Elizabeth showed some concern. She was now, the only major protestant leader ...

(3 pages) 82 0 2.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Barefoot in the Park Production History

as also made into a screenplay in 1967 (Tan).Simon said that he started writing this play about his first wife, Joan (Wolfer & Nelson ... oseness to his own life experiences: "According to Simon, this story of newlyweds confronting their first New York apartment is largely autobiographical, which may account for its relatively (an pleas ...

(4 pages) 61 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Was George Washington a good general?

n February 22, 1732 in the British Commonwealth of Virginia, Mary Ball Washington gave birth to her first son. Little did she know that her son, George, would later become one of the greatest military ... son, George, would later become one of the greatest military leaders of all time, and her countries first president ( was one of ten children (six by Mary Ball and four by Geor ...

(5 pages) 132 1 4.6 Apr/2002

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

Things fall apart : the role of men and women

n in this society. They site the role of widows in Igbo society as well as the respect given to the first wife as proof that while this society is not an ideal situation for women, it is hardly the mi ... ays after his participation in the ritual murder of Ikemefuna, his "adopted" son (Jeyifo 3).For the first time in three nights, Okonkwo slept. He woke up once in the middle of the night and his mind w ...

(7 pages) 440 2 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

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

onoring her dead husband's shrine, she was invited to play Mah Jong at a wealthy man's house by his first wife. She must have stayed until late because she ended up spending the night, during which th ...

(2 pages) 121 2 4.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ralph Waldo Emerson - A Man of Many Faces. This biography deals with Emerson and his diverse lifestyle and writing practices throughout his life.

n Church. For the next few years, Emerson spent his life preaching. In 1829, Emerson would meet his first wife, Ellen Louise Tucker. The two got married but unfortunately, Tucker was very frail and di ... his brothers die and another who had gone crazy and had to be institutionalized. Worst of all, his first son Waldo died at the age of six due to scarlet fever in 1841.Throughout his life, Emerson als ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Carl Friedrich Gauss info.

rked alone for most of his life. With a very stern and unsympathetic father, the early death of his first wife, the poor health of his second wife, and terrible relations with his sons Gauss was denie ... l Theorem of Algebra" which states that "Every polynomial in x can be resoluted in factors from the first and second degree."ex:x" + 4x" + x -6 = (x-1).(x"+5x+6)The theorem, in it's most general form, ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Discuss in detail Polanski's interpretation of Act One, Scene One of "Macbeth" and say how effective you found it.

amp when he was twelve, but he was later reunited with his father. In 1969, Sharon Tate, Polanski's first wife, was brutally murdered. Later in 1977 Polanski pleaded guilty to the charge of intercours ... his films."Macbeth" is a tragic story partly based on the "Chronicles" by Raphael Holinshed. It was first performed in 1506 and later published in 1623. The play is based on the tragedy of a man's con ...

(8 pages) 47 0 3.7 Dec/2002

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

"My First Computer, My First Wife". Assignment: Describe something that you do that causes a problem for somebody else.

My First Computer, My First WifeShe packed, moved, and said good-bye. Well, at least I still have t ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Thomas More, about what he did in his life and why he was so hard to put down by the Catholic Church and many of his former friends in the English government

ic Martyr and (as i see him) a truedefender of his moralsSir Thomas fathered four children with his first wife Jane Colt between 1505 and 1510. Jane Colt died during Childbirth in 1510. Sir Thomas rem ... ldbirth in 1510. Sir Thomas remarried inIn 1503 Sir Thomas became a member of parliament. One ofhis first acts was to urge a decrease in a proposed appropriation forthe King (Henry VII). Taking reveng ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Indian chief Kamiakin

considerably wealthy as an Indian and throughout the course of his life he married five wives. His first wife was his cousin. The four other women were members of a different rival tribe. The fact th ...

(1 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The best and worst American Presidents

law, after which he went to Princeton and graduated with a Ph.D in political science, becoming the first president to obtain a Ph.D. Wilson was married twice and he had three children with his first ... Axson, who died in 1914. I chose Woodrow Wilson as the best President for a few reason: During his first term he kept America out of the war, in his second term he could no longer ignore the threat G ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Inventor of Blue Jeans, Levi Strauss.

second wife, Rebecca Haas Strauss. Hirsch, a dry goods peddler, already had five children with his first wife, who had died a few years earlier: Jacob, Jonas, Louis, Rosla and Mathilde. Levi - named ... er his own name and also serving as the West Coast representative of the family's New York firm.The first address where Levi conducted business in wholesale dry goods was at 90 Sacramento Street, and ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Theodore Roosevelt: Icon Of the 20th Century.

t. He was well educated and attended Harvard where he developed political interests. He married his first wife; Alice Lee in 1880 and in 1881 was elected to the state legislature. Then in 1884 tragedy ... McKinley was assassinated that Roosevelt became the youngest president in American history. In his first term of office he followed an activist foreign policy, which was in keeping with his personal ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.5 Jun/2003

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

Introduction to Islam.

la. Muhammad the Prophet was born in 570 A.D. In the city of Mecca. At the age of 25 he married his first wife, and his revelations began in 610 A.D. At the age of forty Muhammad received a vision whi ... a. They reached into Europe to Spain and France. During the dark ages in Europe, Islam claimed many first in medicine:First use of anesthesia in surgeryFirst cauterization of woundsFirst discovery tha ...

(4 pages) 249 1 2.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Peter the great.

the death of czar Alexis in 1676, at the age of 47, leaving his son Feodor , who was the son of his first wife, Maria Miloslavsky, the successor to the throne. It was rumored that Feodor was slightly ... 10 years old the palace guards revolted and murdered the supporters of his mother. Peter witnessed first hand the brutality of the revolt with the murders of Artemon Mateev, and Natalia's brother wit ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

in Litchfield, Connecticut, in 1811, Harriet was the seventh of LymanBeecher's nine children by his first wife, Roxana. Beecher, a famous evangelicalCalvinist minister, was a demanding father who stre ... l that made her famous. Cincinnati was just across the river from the slave trade, and she observed firsthand several incidents which animated her to write her famous anti-slavery novel. Scenes she ob ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An indepth biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe

of the Congregational Church. Her mother, Roxana Foote, had eight children, and was the minister's first wife. However, she died when Harriet was only four years old. At this point Harriet's oldest s ... ern Female Institute and Harriet taught in the school, and wrote a geography book for children, the first of which was sold under Catherine's name. In January of 1836, Harriet married Calvin E. Stowe, ...

(6 pages) 75 0 1.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a paper written on john napier, who he was and what he did for math!

Not much is know about Napier's life outside of mathematics. It is know however that he married his first wife Elizabeth who bore him one son, but she died in less than a year's time. His second wife, ...

(1 pages) 59 1 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics