Essays Tagged: "rivalries"

Aceh and Irian Jaya in Indonesia

ependent sultanate during the first quarter of the 16th century. During the 17th century there were rivalries amongst Portugal, Great Britain, and the Netherlands for control of Aceh.Irian Jaya or Pap ...

(1 pages) 48 1 2.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a position paper on General "Billy" Mitchell. It is done in the format specified in the "Tongue and Quill", a military book of standards on writing.

2.General Mitchell exhibited great courage and placed hisservice before himself during interservice rivalriesfollowing World War I. Even though he knew that his viewswould be greatly opposed, views th ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What path should be taken by the EU, NATO and the UN to develop a stable and peaceful environment in the former Yugoslavia for the long-term?

situation in the region of the former Yugoslavia, and taking into account the other regional Balkan rivalries, what path should be taken by the EU, NATO and the UN to develop a stable and peaceful env ...

(8 pages) 98 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Would a triumvirate Presidency make the executive branch more democratic, or would it simply make things worse?

three presidents would be a daunting task; each man would take offense to any loss of power. Heated rivalries would develop among these men causing instability in our nation's executive branch. Even i ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Cause of World War II.

factors that had led toward war. Prominent causes were the imperialistic, territorial, and economic rivalries that had been intensifying from the late 19th cent., particularly among Germany, France, G ...

(1 pages) 81 4 5.0 Oct/2003

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

Peter the great.

or to the throne. It was rumored that Feodor was slightly retarded, and therefore unfit to be czar. Rivalries for the throne followed, which lasted for 6 years, between the widow and ex-wife of Alexis ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Typee" by Herman Melville.

age she imparts, holds a hundred evils in reserve; - the heart burnings, the jealousies, the social rivalries, the family dissensions and the thousand self- inflicted discomforts of refined life, whic ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How Would You Direct Act 2 Scene 5.

in Verona are the Capulets and the Montagues who are fighting for power in the city and have great rivalries between them. Reputation in a city of this size is very important and people died for the ...

(17 pages) 41 2 4.0 Nov/2003

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

Examine the importance of colonial rivalries in affecting the relations among the European powers in the period 1870-1914

nd. This competition for colonies where the Great powers saw each other as a rival was the colonial rivalries. These rivalries worsened relationships between most of the countries, for example the Ang ... p; but surprisingly, it improved some relationships such as the Anglo-French relationship. Colonial rivalries were one of the important factors that affected the relations among the European powers du ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

First World War

st of all, I would like to focus on the four main causes of WW1, Imperialism (Economic and colonial rivalries), Nationalism, the Alliance System and Militarism.First is the introduction of Imperialism ... for colonies. Therefore, conflict and suspicion between the powers developed. Undoubtedly economic rivalries played a considerable part in creating international tensions before the WW1. However, the ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Four Main Long-term Causes of World War 1

tension building between countries in Europe. Imperialism created power struggles, competition and rivalries among the countries in Europe. Militarism started suspicions among European countries. Nat ... tary strong nation usually got what it wanted, and weaker nation usually lost out. As international rivalries, each nation in Europe made their armed forces stronger and larger." (2) Germany was the m ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.2 Apr/2004

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

Greek contributions to the Western Civilization

ks. The Olympics started in Greece and are still used today as a way for countries to have friendly rivalries instead of fighting.The western civilization also got many philosophies from the Greeks to ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Why did World War I break out and who was to blame?

at World War I and finding why it broke out and who was to blame. I will look at alliances, plans, rivalries and other subjects that would out.Firstly, a long-term cause of the war breaking out was w ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Sparta is better than Athens

tion led to the development of city-states. Each city-state was very patriotic. This led to extreme rivalries. The best example of these rivalries is the one between the city-states of Athens and Spar ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

USA National Security Strategy (NSS) in post-Cold War Era

the Cold War, in the absence of USSR, the world strategic pattern transformed at once. The economic rivalries that had long been concealed by the political and ideological conflict with the Soviet sph ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

What caused the 1905 Russian uprising?

panese War. The Russo-Japanese war started in 1904 and ended in 1905. This conflict grew because of rivalries in Manchuria and Korea. The Japanese were victorious and the Russians were left with a dev ...

(3 pages) 25 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Causes of WW1

I think that the First World War was the product of long-standing rivalries rather than a badly mismanaged Balkan Crisis because it was these rivalries that led to th ... n saw Germany as a threat to her empire and feared Germany would use her navy against Britain.These rivalries led to two hostile camps in Europe. Germany and Austria-Hungary formed the Dual Alliance i ... eat power.In conclusion, I think that the war was a result of long-standing imperial and commercial rivalries. The alliance system made it more likely that an incident could not be prevented from spre ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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

Coca cola vs pepsi

Coca Cola only control 21 % of the market.Key IssuesCoke and Pepsi had created one of the strongest rivalries in beverages business, Carolyn Keene (consumer analyst) need an EVA analysis for Coca Cola ...

(8 pages) 552 2 3.2 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Pepsi Challenge, Deception or Perception?

be described as a rivalry between two or more businesses striving for the same customer or market. Rivalries in the business sector are no surprise to the American consumer. Chevrolet & Ford, Mic ... hevrolet & Ford, Microsoft & Apple, and of course Coca-Cola and Pepsi are some of the major rivalries that have manifested themselves in our economy. This competition is similar to a pendulum, ...

(7 pages) 59 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Comprehensive Report on Global Staffing Strategies: Dell Company

he worldwide PC industry may be one of the first industries to feel the presence of the new eastern rivalries. The challenges that will no doubt befall other industries will be felt first through the ...

(11 pages) 492 1 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies