Essays Tagged: "revolt"

Antigone by Sophocles

the control of the state, leaving Creon at the head of state. Creon in penalizing the leader of the revolt left the one brother unburied outside the gates. Antigone in her desire to bury her brother c ...

(3 pages) 178 0 3.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Persian Wars

about theirconditions.In 499 BC Aristagoras, the leader Miletus, one of the city-states,organized a revolt of all the rest of the city-states along the coast. Dariusmanaged however, to subdue things i ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Mactbeth. Power is the Paradox

including his companion Banquo and his son Fleance, predicted to be king. His lords grow angry and revolt successfully, after witches lure Macbeth into a false sense of security by further foretellin ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.3 Jan/1996

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

Sir John Falstaff's influence on Prince Hal in "I Henry IV"

the rebellious dual personality that we all secretly wish for. The multi-faceted Falstaff, in comic revolt against law and order, in his role as father figure to Prince Hal, and ultimately, in his nat ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Aug/1996

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

Major events in Jewish history to the first century AD

AD - 68 AD Nero Roman Emperor. The first persecutor of Christians.66 AD Jews in Palestine tried to revolt. Were crushed by Titus.69 AD - 79 AD Vespasia Roman Emperor. He continued the persecution.70 ... remists, that were the cause of many uprisings throughout their history, and eventually they lead a revolt against the Romans in 66-73 AD. To stop this, the Roman Emperor destroyed the third temple, w ...

(9 pages) 164 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Why America revolted against Britian

Explains why Americans declared their independence noneWhy America Revolted against BritainWhy did the colonists revolt against Britain? They had many reasons to revol ... amble which was just an introduction and the second part was all of the reasons for the colonies to revolt. Basically all of the reasons had something to do with the king abusing his rights and privil ... and it seems like none of them were good.The enlightenment brought thinking to the colonists about revolting against a unjust government. It was not really until Thomas Paine wrote 'Common Sense' a 4 ...

(3 pages) 95 0 2.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What to do? Terrorism and the Media

sm grows and Roman repression grows along with it, this in turn leads to the people of Jerusalem to revolt in 70 AD (Miller V). If this attack had been made in some dark alley with no spectators would ...

(7 pages) 357 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A Brief History of the Irish Republican Army.

blican Army must continue to fight for what is rightfully theirs.The Irish Republican Army began to revolt against Britain in 1916. The "Easter Rising" was the defining moment in Irish republicanism. ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Shoot the teacher" by David Belbin. Includes personal comment

he first victim.Adam is in the beginning of the book a rebellious youngman. The typical teenager in revolt. He's growing his hairlong, refusing to go to school and talking back to hismother. He seemes ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gun Control in the U.S

s first came onto this land, they were oppressed by their rulers. These wise men decided to stage a revolt against their government and start up a new government, with a set of rules, laws and rights. ... nd start up a new government, with a set of rules, laws and rights. They did not stage this massive revolt by negotiation, or arbitration but with blood shed on both sides. When the revolt was over, t ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How Literature was Affected in the Victorian Age

ng, the dramatic plays of Oscar Wilde, the scientific discoveries of the Darwins, and the religious revolt of Newman all helped to enhance learning and literacy in the Victorian society. Of all of the ...

(6 pages) 361 1 2.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bacon's Rebellion, the most important event in the establishment of democracy in colonial America.

1 In 1676 an uprising known as Bacon's Rebellion occurred in Virginia. The immediate cause of this revolt was the dissension between the planters and the Indians. Because Sir William Berkeley, the Go ... ns to fight with Berkley. This had now become a serious problem for the governor. When news of this revolt had reached King Charles II, it alarmed him so that he dispatched eleven hundred troops to Vi ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Boston Tea Party

story, the Boston Tea Party. Ever since we started school the Boston tea party has been viewed as a revolt by the freedom loving patriots, demonstrating against the oppressive British government by mo ...

(4 pages) 86 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Russian Revolution

ussian Revolution. The first revolution overthrew the autocratic imperial monarchy. It began with a revolt on February 23 to 27, 1917, according to the calendar then in use in Russia. The second revol ...

(6 pages) 190 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Vietnamization and it's lasting effects on South Vietnam and it's Fall

utlineI. BackgroundA. IntroductionB. Vietnam -- two separate countries1. French Control2. Viet Minh Revolt3. Creation of North and South VietnamC. America's objectives in South VietnamD. Vietnam's arm ... CV) directed that the current avvisory effort focus primarily on management of support programs and revoltionary development. The Southe Vietnamese regulars, he felt, were performing reasonably well i ...

(16 pages) 107 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

karl marx vs. max weber

its advancements. Marx believed that the inequality between the haves and have-nots would lead to a revolt from the proletariat. (The proletariat are easily described as the workers who are employed b ... case; people will always work and most likely resent their bosses. This doesn't mean that they will revolt anytime soon; however, their ideas and values will change triggering changes in society.Barel ...

(4 pages) 446 2 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

British Naval Fleet Expansion

om her country. Scotland, Wales and Ireland were in constantly in Elizabeth's face with a threat of revolt. On top of that the small country had no wealth with the taxes being brought in late or being ...

(10 pages) 82 1 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Power of the Situation - Rodney King

y. The final three-day toll of what many community activists took to defiantly calling an uprising, revolt, or rebellion, was put at 53 dead, some $1 billion in property damage, nearly 2,000 arrests, ...

(6 pages) 127 0 4.8 Apr/1997

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

How World War I and World War II influence fashion.

ge was always around.Women's clothes seen to have changed more during the time of war. A successful revolt by women against social and political restrictions led to the disappearance of physical restr ...

(2 pages) 267 7 3.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Federal Reserve and Money Supply If "taxation without representation" could rally the colonists against the British Crown in 1776, tight money and ruinous interest rates

ainst the British Crown in 1776, tight money and ruinous interest rates might be cause for populist revolt in our own day. Federal Reserve monetary policy also has onerous social burdens, measured by ...

(15 pages) 370 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History