Essays Tagged: "Patriot"

Structural Levels of the Iliad

are fought for many diversereasons. The school boy may fight in order to get money for college, the patriot may fight to bring life, liberty and justice to some poor soul, and a coward may fight becau ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Opinion of Antigony, by Sophocles. talks about what I liked about the story and why.

n is one of my two favorite characters because he is strong willed and believes that Eteocles was a patriot and deserved a greater amount of respect for serving his people. I also believe that he shou ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Thomas Jefferson: Hypocrite or patriot? Further: Was the purchase of the Louisiana Territory an act that went back on all of Jefferson's beliefs?

wer to refresh disheartened Americans and remind them of one important truth: first and foremost, a patriot will seek the improvement of the American republic. The president among all others must hold ... uch as Alexander Hamilton over the interpretation of the American Constitution. Hamilton and his compatriots favored a 'broad constructionist view', promoting a loose interpretation of the constitutio ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.6 Dec/2002

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

The Role of African Americans in the American Revolution.

While the Patriots were ultimately victorious in the American Revolution, choosing sides and deciding whether ... sided with whichever army promised them freedom. The British actively recruited slaves belonging to Patriot masters and, consequently, more African Americans fought for the British. An estimated 20,00 ...

(1 pages) 70 0 4.3 Feb/2003

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


PatriotismThe Concise English dictionary defines the word "patriot" as one who strongly supports ... e who strongly supports and serves his or her country. The miniature English dictionary describes a patriot as someone who loves their country. The Junior Macquarie dictionary's meaning for a patriot ... or a patriot is someone who is loyal to and supports their country. All these dictionaries define a patriot as being loyal to their country. But patriotism isn't just about loving your country. It is ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

This is a leadership paper on Abigail Adams.

Abigail Adams, an active letter writer, early feminist, and patriot, was an inspiring leader who used her intelligence and wit to open the doors for many signif ... any high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them"(Adams 1784), she showed her patriotic desire, the desire for her country to succeed. She felt so strongly about her aspirations ...

(7 pages) 131 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Summary of the movie The Patriot.

Plot:A) The Patriot was about a man, a father, named Benjamin Martin whom fought in the American Revolution afte ... at first and did not support the war but his son, Gabriel, was determined to fight in the war as a Patriot and was old enough to do so. He went against his fathers wishes and joined.B) The battles ke ... e wounded that were left. Some Loyalists generals came by the next day and killed all the remaining Patriots and took back their soldiers. Upon finding that Ben Martins son was a Patriot they took him ...

(1 pages) 57 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The realities of "Historical Movies" and how they are not truly historical or "love triangles."

ile the movies Pearl Harbor and Titanic were fairly true to history, Gladiator, Braveheart, and The Patriot wandered closer to works of fiction.The movie Pearl Harbor is about the historic event of th ... a good reason for Wallace's wife to die, and Wallace to develop a hatred for England.The movie The Patriot depicts the events of the American Revolution. The Patriot is about Benjamin Martin, a famou ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

The Patriot - a Vision into the American Revolution. this essay is an explaination of the 2000 film the patriot it explains the historical accuracies and inaccuracies of the film.

y set out to disconnect themselves from it, either through peaceful negotiations or all out war.The Patriot is a moving tale of one man fighting for his country. It is set during the time of the Ameri ... he French and Indian wars. However, Martin's oldest son Gabriel (Heath Ledger) gets sucked into the patriotic frenzy and joins the war effort. Gabriel is taken prisoner when the British commander Tavi ...

(4 pages) 125 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A cross comparison between Edmund S. Morgan's Biography "Benjamin Franklin" and Benjamin Franklin's "Autobiography"

ght as the "first American" because of all the affairs he managed. He was a scientist, a printer, a patriot and a much admired individual. He was revered everywhere he went, whether it be England, Fra ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Notes about Patriot movie - a character sketch of the British

Patriot notesBritish army - appears to be more organized, disciplinaryAmerican army - confuse, scare ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Errors of Vietnam.

nam War began when the United States ignored the unknown, Ho Chi Minh.Ho Chi Minh was a charismatic patriot, determined revolutionary and Communist, founded the Vietminh political organization and bro ...

(16 pages) 165 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The American Revolution Vs. The Patriot

The Patriot Vs. The American RevolutionAs you watch the Patriot you see many of the battles fought durin ... e, during that time the gunsweren't spring loaded they were based on gun power, and a tiny ball.The Patriot Vs. The American RevolutionIn the movie the Patriot, It showed the homeowner Mel Gibson owni ... s to sleep in. It also told us that if there were slaves fighting in the AmericanRevolution for the patriot side, they were granted freedom after one year of service andwere given 5 shillings for ever ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Louis Riel Essay (Canadian History)

ut he also fought for the rights of the white settlers in the area and for the natives. Louis was a patriot, he was proud to be Canadian, he just didn't agree with the government at the time.Louis Rie ... all the facts and consider the time period, Riel doesn't seem like such a bad guy. He did what any patriotic, freedom loving Canadian would have done in his shoes. Sure some of his beliefs and ideas ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What It Is To Be An American

s such as Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine believed that freedom, work ethic, and patriotism were (and still are) some of the most important and only a sample of the many things that ... interpreter of Americana is Thomas Paine. Thomas Paine believed that an American is someone who is patriotic. He believed that, "He that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." ...

(2 pages) 102 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

This essay tells what is true and what is false in the movie Braveheart. So it tells the historical accuracy of the film

e, Braveheart is a semi historically accurate movie but some details are false.William Wallace, the patriot fighter for Scotland, was a real person who really fought heroically for his country. Wallac ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Reflection of directing styles in Saving Private Ryan and The Patriot-APA (compare and contrast)

Saving Private Ryan vs. The PatriotMoviemakers have the power to portray the world as they see it. Since there are so many diffe ... that clearly prove this point are Steven Speilberg's Saving Private Ryan and Roland Emmerich's The Patriot.Both movies are about a historic war. Both were released at approximately the same time, yet ... ly the same time, yet both create an entirely different image of war. Ironically, Both Ryan and The Patriot were written by the same individual, Robert Rodat. By using different dramatic, literary, an ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

William Wallace.

William Wallace, popularized in the 1995 movie "Braveheart", was a Scottish patriot and national hero. He was a fierce advocate for Scottish independence from the English, who ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent do personal attributes affect Ways of Knowing and why, if at all, does answering this question matter in the first place?

been living and studying in an International school, in China for my whole life as well as a strong patriot of Communism and an atheist! These personal attributes makes it hard to perceive the knowled ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Luther, Martin

an early advocate of American independence from Great Britain. In the fall of 1774 he served on the patriot committee of Somerset County, New Jersey Somerset County, and in December he attended a conv ...

(3 pages) 18 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History