Essays Tagged: "Modern history"

How Has Aids Affected Our Society?

has touched the lives of millions of American families. This deadly disease is unlike any other in modern history. Changes in social behavior can be directly linked to AIDS. Its overall effect on soc ...

(5 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Napoleon's Role at the Battle of Waterloo

June 18, 1815, near Waterloo, in what is now Belgium, the battle ranks as a great turning point in modern history.After raising France to a position of dominance in Europe from 1804 to 1813, Napol ... on reserve troops left in secondary positions.The Battle of Waterloo was one of the bloodiest in modern history. During the fighting of June 18, French casualties totaled about 40,000, British and ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Marx Das Capital

was the entrepreneurial-merchant class that actually carried out the historical task of liberation, modernization, and self-actualization. Marx also suggested that in one very real sense, the middle c ... Marx also suggested that in one very real sense, the middle class was undeniably the protagonist of modern history through the simple, indisputable fact of having developed a higher consciousness of w ...

(6 pages) 182 2 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

American Civil War

ged for four years, from 1861 to 1865, and was marked by some of the fiercest military campaigns in modern history. In this essay, you will learn the causes of the American Civil war, as well as the a ... their harsh lot in both the South and North.In conclusion, the civil war had the legacy of a truly modern war, over 600,000 dead, and over a million American casualties for a cause until this day sti ...

(2 pages) 162 1 4.5 Jan/1996

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

This is an essay that compares modern and old nationalist movements. It also briefly describes the meaning of Nationalism.

d War I, and World War II.The Revolution of 1848 was a nationalistic movement that had an impact on modern history. This movement marked the period where people became conscious of many things. In 184 ...

(2 pages) 54 1 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The failure of Marxism in Russia

Iain Pearson, 1st year, Modern History (BA Hons)'Far from being the creature of ideology, in its essential features the Sovi ... n the Marxist theory andthought that the Soviet state would agree with Marx's ideas. There are some modernhistorians who agree with this view, embracing the ideas of equality and fraternity andbelievi ... sidestepping the problem toreach the inevitable goal of communism.Many historians, contemporary and modern have argued that creating a vanguard ofthe proletariat was the tip of the iceberg. If Russia ...

(8 pages) 185 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

How bad was Hitler?

ve that Hitler was the greatest revolutionary because he spread death as no person has ever done in modern history. Therefore, Hitler is perceived as the most evil leader of the 20th Century.Aside fro ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

The Declaration of Independence.

ation of IndependenceThe Declaration of Independence has been called the most important document in modern history. It has also been called the "birth certificate of America" (Kullen, 1996) Thomas Jef ...

(10 pages) 167 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Religious Spread Through Conquest.

d in all civilizations? Indeed, it isextremely difficult to make generalizations about centuries of modernhistory. To say that something is true of all of history is virtuallyimpossible, as a counter- ...

(9 pages) 150 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

To what extent did Hitler's power depend upon the use of propaganda and terror in the period from 1933-1939?

Modern History EssayTo what extent did Hitler's power depend upon the use of propaganda and terror i ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.0 Jul/2003

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

The Battle of Normandy.

e 6th June 1944. This war operation, code-named Overlord, was one of the largest invasion forces in modern history.The Allies decided at the conference in the Canadian city of Quebec, in 1943, to take ... ome even alive today, for their bravery, and courage, in helping to stop one of the largest wars in modern history. Today we remember this battle alongside thousands of monuments and memorials around ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jul/2003

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

From Medieval Europe to Modern History.

as a necessary bridge to bring the world from the ancient times in history to what we now consider modern history. It is considered to be more of a period of growth than decline. Without the Middle A ... slowly becoming more than a spiritual institution.The Church fulfilled many of the functions of the modern state. It tried civil and criminal cases, and had binding decisions with such matters as marr ...

(14 pages) 295 1 4.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Mathematician Kantorovich

ch).Leonid was a naturally inquisitive child with a broad range of interests including politics and modern history. Upon entering the Mathematical Department of the Leningrad University at the mere ag ...

(6 pages) 51 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Cell phone services

P 1Cell phone services have been one of the fastest growing industries in modern history. Most people today use cell phones because of the convenience of communication cell p ...

(9 pages) 234 3 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Constantinoples influence in the west

ies concerning the west and the world, we have begun to explore the roots of western culture in pre-modern history.With this being the case, our class has been challenged to express which of the six k ... belief." While in our time this refers to constitutional government and individual rights, the pre-modern equivalent took on the more recognizable form of religion.While under the rule of emperor Con ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Describe the Nazi's rise in population an why they were able to create a totalitarian state by 1936

MODERN HISTORYNAZI GERMANY14658580From 1919 to 1945 Germany was witness to one of the greatest leade ...

(8 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Alfred Hitchcock: What made him so great?

ry interesting to analyze some of his earlier works to see how he became such a prominent figure in modern History.Hitchcock was raised in England where he lived with his parents. He had a strong inte ...

(6 pages) 88 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Was the Vietnam War a futile war?

e other. In 1965, communist support in Vietnam lead to one of the most futile and costliest wars in modern history.During the Vietnam War, approximately 3.2 million Vietnamese, 3.5 million Lao and Cam ...

(2 pages) 141 2 3.5 Apr/2004

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

The Industrial Revolution

"No development in modern history has affected individuals more than the Industrial Revolution". The Industrial Revolut ...

(1 pages) 49 1 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Renaissance and the Elizabethan Age England as an Example of the European Rebirth

period of European history the "Renaissance," or the "rebirth." The Renaissance is the beginning of modern history.Perhaps the most important thing to remember about the Renaissance is that it was, ab ... th. The sixteenth century in Europe was a time of unprecedented change. It was the beginning of the modern era, and it saw a revolution in almost every aspect of life.The century opened with the disco ...

(14 pages) 142 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers