Essays Tagged: "historians"

Changing Attitudes of Ferhat Abbas

It my history coursework very good, lot of information and historians viewpointsCHANGING ATTITUDES OF FERHAT ABBASIntroductionFerhat Abbas believed in the peac ... nnected with the French in 1955 and this was blamed on French although it was a deed of F.L.N. Many historians argue that Abbas was afraid for his own life from the F.L.N. and that this played a major ...

(7 pages) 64 0 4.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hamlet Theories

e end of the play... quite some time after Hamlet discovered Claudius was his father's killer. Some historians and literary experts would say Hamlet's strong religious bonds prevented him from perform ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.3 Feb/1997

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

The Benign Development of Ancient Egyptian Patriarchy

experienced status subservient to the men they lived with. Generally, most cultures known to modern historians followed a standard pattern of males assigned the role of protector and provider while wo ... Egyptian and Aegean art depicts women as fairer skinned than their male companions. Generally, art historians have concluded that this was a both and artistic convention expressing the social ideals ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Historian Frederick Jackson Frontier Thesis

us recession, and the advance of American settlement of westward explain American development. Many historians have strongly agreed or disagreed with these two powerful statements made by Frederick Tu ... the frontier line." The frontier is what dominates the individual and gives him identity.Countless historians have disagreed with Frederick Jackson Turner's frontier thesis. Some have longed disputed ...

(3 pages) 149 1 3.6 Mar/2002

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

about slavery and how the civil war started

SlaveryAlthough some historians feel that the Civil War was a result of political blunders and that the issue of slavery ...

(1 pages) 131 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

This essay descibes the amazing life of Satchmo, Louis Armstrong, the famous jazz musician. Satchmo, as the king of jazz, profoundly plays a major influence on jazz music.

SATCHMO THE GREATMany historians agree, when it comes to the greatest and most influential musicians in the 20th century, ...

(8 pages) 275 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

WWI & WWII, Same War Different Time

WWI-WWII: Same War, Different DatesA number of historians view World War II as the sequel to, or the finishing of the World War I. Although the two ...

(3 pages) 200 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Quarrel About the philosophical question of the Historical Explanation

n predict every instance of a given event, there are just too many variables.Hempel then notes that Historians are seldom able to stick to his procedure and at best can only make an explanation sketch ... erely be an exercise in futility.An anti-Hempelian's problem with all of this is summarized in that historians do not use such methods to do their explaining, even if they did an explanation may not r ...

(2 pages) 63 1 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

King Arthur The Legend

new elements, so that the story could be adapted to the particular time and audience. Although most historians believe that there actually did exist an Arthur, they differ on how major his role was on ... name Arthur, associated with the north of Britain (Barber 21).There are several interpretations by historians of that earliest historical reference to an Arthur. Richard Barber in King Arthur, believ ...

(9 pages) 148 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Folk" Resistance in the Nineteenth Century

d liberals for political power. This is most likely a common thought because out of the sixty-three historians for this period only, one is female and all are wealthy, well educated, politically minde ...

(4 pages) 121 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Abraham Lincoln and His Battle With His Cabinet

Abraham Lincoln is regarded by many historians as the greatest president ever to stand at America's helm. This reputation is extremely w ... nding the plot to assassinate Lincoln. Although no3proof was found to substantiate the charge, many historians today lend credence to the accusation. Stanton's rudeness and intolerance made him many e ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Nov/1996

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

Gettysburg, A Critical Review

merican continent. The battle involved about 60,000 Confederate and over 70,000 Federal troops.Most historians regard the battle of Gettysburg as the turning point in the American Civil War. The battl ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The expansionist spirit of America in the 1840's, "The Manifest Destiny"

spirit of America in the 1840's, and called it 'Manifest Destiny.' This phrase has been adopted by historians to characterize both the mood and the process of expansion. The people believed that it w ... one of the groups 'integrated' in the American society due to expansionalism.It is hard for modern historians to comprehend the seeming obsession of Americans of the 1840's to extend the nation to th ...

(3 pages) 184 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Founding Fathers and Slavery

lavery.' He contends that America's Founding Fathers were antislavery but gives viewpoints of other historians to the contrary. The first sentence of the article states, 'Only a few years ago... no ma ...

(3 pages) 167 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Renaissance and Its Influces on Music

culture can be attributed to many different things, and these characteristics have been debated by historians seemingly since the time that they actually occurred.Some historians argue that the cultu ... as arisen regarding the actual dates of this Greek migration, the facts remain the same. As a rule, historians regard the fall of Constantinople as a rough demarcation of the beginning of the Renaissa ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Guilty as charged. Speaks of Chamberlain's judgement call to give in to Hitler

"Historians have traditionally dismissed the practioners of the policy of appeasement, especially Bri ... at wasn't theirs to give, are often debated over in terms of morallity. Appeasement is justified by historians in that the lands and people given to Germany, belonged to her as a nation. Sidney Aster ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.2 Apr/1997

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

Eli Whitney

Historians believe that one of the greatest pioneers in the birth of automation,American inventor, p ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The Profit of Slavery

Despite common beliefs held my many historians today, slavery was, in fact, profitable. The market value alone of slaves suggests profit ... y still be used in the United States today.The Profit of SlaveryDespite common beliefs held my many historians today, slavery was, in fact, profitable. The market value alone of slaves suggests profit ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Crimean War, why do some historians refer to it as " the first modern war"

lition of Great Britain, France, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). Some historians consider the Crimean War as "the first modern war", in that it utilised many new factors ... ean War was a major turning point in the political history of post-Napoleonic Europe. In fact, many historians refer to it as "the first modern war" because it was the first time that technology domin ...

(4 pages) 95 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Aboriginal People of New Foundland

at is known about other amerindiancivilizations, only artifacts and stories told by elders tell the historians who these peoplereally were. Some speculate that they traveled from 'Labrador to Newfound ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History