Essays Tagged: "revolts"

Russian Revolution: Why was the revolution of March 1917 successful?

Tsar had total power. Nevertheless, the Russians were not happy with the Tsar's rule and two major revolts occurred, one, in 1905, failed, the other, in 1971, was successful.By 1905, Russia was very ...

(2 pages) 19 1 1.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Tyranny- The Blind Man's Game" A literary analysis of Antigone by Sophocles. Explores overall themes purpose of writing and some background information, includes work cited.

ers or sees the world" (Nussbaum). Antigone- in an attempt to unknowingly defy her destiny- bravely revolts against the tyrannous king as she validates the need to fear an overlord who blinds himself ...

(3 pages) 35 1 2.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

How far did the policies of ol

be Olivares' policies during the Thirty Years War from 1622; the Mantuan War 1628-31 and the great revolts of Catalonia and Portugal in 1640. As for domestic policy I will need to look at Olivares' i ...

(17 pages) 917 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Crisis in kosovo

r the rule there was much advancement in society during this time. During the 17th century numerous revolts by armed groups of peasants and the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire led to many of the ... tegration of the Ottoman Empire led to many of the Serbs in the area to flee. The greatest of these revolts took place in 1690, when Serbs rose in support of an Austrian invasion. The Habsburg forces, ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Movie Lawrence Of Arabia[relating To History]

Lawrence of Arabia is a great movie which shows the views of a Arab group who revolts against the Turks with the help of the British. Mainly the British intelligence officer was ...

(1 pages) 505 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Collapse Roman Empire

all its citizens. As the Republic grew it became harder for the Senate to control the lower casts. Revolts and uprisings became more common and the Senators had different opinions on what should be d ... in ending the Spartacus slave revolt, and Pompey was appointed because of his success in ending the revolts in Spain and Italy. Soon after the triumvirate was put into power the Senate started to real ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Yuan Dynasty

Mongol rule to the highest. As the Yuan Dynasty faded, Chinese resentment against foreign rule led revolts. After awhile the Chinese finally found a leader in a poor peasant. His name was Zhu Yuanzha ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The History of the Slave Trade

hat focused on family and was close nit within tribes, a land that was soon torn apart by raids and revolts. Millions of Africans were taken captive to be traded as slaves. World History states that " ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

I Think, Therefore I WHOA!: An Examination of Cartesian Philosophy in "The Matrix"

chieve a higher understanding of his own relationship with the world around him, and in the process revolts against his own ignorance as well as the devious agendas which spawned it. Descartes' quote ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Sep/2008

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

Analyze the causes of and the responses to the peasants' revolts in the German states, 1524-1526.

's authority was weakened, economy affected, and most of all society suffered chaos; the poor mans' revolts proved to be effective against the weak government responses.The leaders of government were ... God's will. (Document 6 Thomas Muntzer)Religion was only an excuse to rebel. The real cause of the revolts was the royal oppression the peasants suffered. They were doing more work than they were bei ...

(3 pages) 45 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A woman's domain or a prison?- Revolt of a mother and the yellow wallpaper

nues to build the barn, however this in turn continues to fester within Sarah's mind and she events revolts against his suppression and takes things into her own hands. Similarly in "The Yellow Wallpa ...

(4 pages) 23 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Huckleberry Finn: An Illustration of slavery

nn illustrates the thought and acceptance of slavery in the late nineteenth century (at the rise of revolts by angry slaves). At first the story seems like any other. Huck, a young thirteen year old C ...

(4 pages) 2054 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Should subsidies be implemented as a method to alleviate poverty?

tandards of living and as a result, tend to create unrest in a country through political and social revolts. Providing them with subsidies, like housing subsidies or medical subsidies, would improve t ...

(4 pages) 9 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Analysis of William Wallace using the “Psychoanalytic Approach”

llace, a murderer, a runaway, a patriot, or a thief?" William Wallace led one of the first Scottish revolts against the English in the early 14th Century. His army defeated a much larger and much more ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Arab Spring uprisings

h the strong influence of social media such as Facebook, Twitter and the like. The catalyst for the revolts in all North African and Persian Gulf countries had began when Muhamad Bouazizi, a local str ... ake over power. This, in turn, brings about the question; how much freedom and democracy have these revolts actually brought to these 'liberated' nations? It is feared that without proper guidance, th ...

(11 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Libyan conflict in comparison to the Second World War (written in 2011)

is that Hitler and many Arabic leaders show similar ways of ruling.So, when you compare the Arabic revolts and conflicts with the Second World War, you can conclude that people cannot be suppressed b ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2012

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