Essays Tagged: "protestants"

Religious Intolerance as Policy During the Reformation

graphically much closer to the Catholic Church than that of the Orthodox, and the arguments made by Protestants were very specific to Church doctrine. These both undermined the Church's power very muc ... heretics, however, were much more of a minority than the Huguenots in France. The Huguenots, being Protestants, obviously struck a nerve with Catholic governmental influences such as Catherine de Med ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Asians or any other ethnic minority whose skin color is darker than that of WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestants) are referred to as black. For these people the term "equality of opportunity" is far fr ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

the son of capt.a o'neill capt.terence o'neil and the role he played as p.m. of northern ireland.

to the ailing shipbuilding and linen industries, to forge new links with the trade unions, to bring Protestants and Catholics into working relationships, and to end sectarianism and the long injustice ... the best way to end partition was to raise living standards in the south so markedly that northern Protestants would be eager to reunite the country. He knew that better relations with Britain were v ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Stoker and Yeats. About Irish fiction, and how it relates to the philosophical and political atmosphere of Ireland around the turn of the century

was occurring and the rise of the lower classes over the aristocracies in control. In Ireland, the Protestants who were in control of the country began to fear the rise of the Catholics, which threat ... over and colonize until their race makes up the condition of the whole world. This was the fear the Protestants had of the rising Catholic class. They were seen as a lowly people and the fear was that ...

(10 pages) 91 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Native Canadians in Literature

nown. Almost every facet of Canadian life, past or present, is manifest with it. White Anglo Saxon Protestants came to this country with adventure in their hearts and spreading the word of God on the ...

(18 pages) 197 0 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

30 Years War

ly Roman Empire and eventually most of Europe. The basis of the war began as a conflict between the Protestants and Roman Catholics and their different views concerning how the corrupt Roman Catholic ... ce Ferdinand regained power he insisted that Protestantism be eliminated. This attitude aroused the Protestants of England, Holland, and Denmark and sent an army to protest the elimination of Protesta ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The reign of Edward VI saw a definite hardening of religious policy. Do you agree?

year of his reign, most religious statutes remained orthodox, and conservative. But under Somerset Protestants who had previously fled to Europe after the six articles, such as Hooper, Becon, and Tur ... rner, all returned. Many were writers banned under Henry VIII, along with Luther and other European Protestants. Guy points out that 159 out of 394 new books printed during the Protectorate were writt ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Country Report on Jamaica and one of its policies.

. The population of these cities is one-third the entire population of the country. Most people are Protestants, with a combined 40 percent of the people being Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or Hindu.Jamai ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Short essay concerning the flag of Ireland. OBS: English as a foreign language

hich was a symbol for the Irish nationalism from 1798 until the start of the twentieth century. The protestants are represented by the orange colour, this colour has represented them since the battle ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Account for Changes in British Policy Towards Ireland Between 1914 and 1922. Why Did These Changes Fail to Satisfy the People of Ireland?

England.The Primary cause of this conflict was the Home Rule situation, both the Catholics and the Protestants generally agreed that Ulster should be separated from a self governing Ireland. The prob ... Catholic/Protestant majority was clear in all but two, Fermanagh and Tyrone, as there were as many Protestants as there were Catholics, thus making a decision on who to divide the counties to virtual ...

(9 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Religious wars

t beautiful place. However religion has also played a role in wars, religious conflicts in Ireland (Protestants and Catholics). Israelis and Arabs (Holy Land) and the Holy Crusades of the eleventh cen ... glandIreland has had a history of religious conflicts the I.R.A. (Irish Republican Army)against the Protestants. In 1829 Catholics were not suitable for schools throughout Ireland they were only suita ...

(4 pages) 97 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Huguenots: Refugees in the Hudson River Valley.

A Huguenot is a French Protestant of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Few in number, these Protestants suffered persecution from the French government and the French Catholic church. After re ... s where Huguenots met secretly each night. (Colliers Encyclopedia)During the mid-1500's, the French Protestants grew stronger in number and influence. The Catholic government in France persecuted them ...

(7 pages) 49 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


. With the death of the monarch, the country could well be plunged back into a holy war between the Protestants and the Catholics.In discussing the dramatic potential of Hamlet it is vital to point ou ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2003

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

Democracy in Colonial Wethersfield, Connecticut During the 1700s

town's requirement of its people to support Protestant ministers in 1775 only pushes the idea that Protestants are superior to others. Because freedom of religion was granted to only those who attend ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

William Butler Yeats: Discuss with reference to at least three poems, Yeats' treatment of Irish Concerns.

cy and capitalism, and expresses his belief in an aristocratic society preferably governed by elite Protestants, as they had supremacy over Catholics in his view (Chaudhry, 33). The events of the Risi ... holic middle class to come to their senses "What need you, being come to sense" and to stop exiling Protestants "wild geese" to the Continent. In this poem Yeats tries to rekindle the passion for Nati ...

(6 pages) 206 4 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


9 percent belonged to the Orthodox church, 37 percent were Catholics, 11 percent Moslems, 2 percent Protestants, and 0.5 percent Jews.1According to the 1922 constitution, Yugoslavia was to be a unifie ...

(10 pages) 152 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biography on daniel defoe.

Daniel Defoe was born the son of James, a butcher, and Alice Foe. His family were Dissenters, Protestants who didn't approve of the Church of England. Defoe study at Morton's Academy, because he ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Duel for North America 1608-1763 chap. 6 of American Pageant. find out about the edict of Nantes, The Seven years war,find out about braddock and other generals!

nots i.e. St. Bartholomew's Day massacre* Edict of Nantes: grants limited toleration to Fr. ProtestantsWar ceases* 1608 Quebec est. by Fr. Lead by Samuel de Champlain "father of New Fr ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Ghost in Hamlet.What people in Shakespeare's England would have known and thought about ghosts.

ey came from. The fear that came from the beliefs of Catholics held sway over most yet the way that Protestants believed that sightings of ghosts had logical explanations were believed by many. Shakes ... of Common Prayer on all church services. He also had images, icons and altars taken out of churches.Protestants took the five apparitions that the Catholics acknowledged and cut it down to three, demo ...

(12 pages) 60 0 4.2 Dec/2003

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


n, Carib, Chinese or Lebanese descent. About 60% of the people are Roman Catholics and the rest are Protestants. Most of the people are poor because of the high unemployment in the city and low farm p ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions