Essays Tagged: "Russians"

The Effect of the Russian Orthodox Religion on the Culture of Russia

ld. The church affected the thought patterns and motivations of a whole culture and changed the way Russians thought about themselves and the ways that they lived their lives.The church acted as a uni ... d fasts enriched and brought meaning to the cycle of seasons and sowing in the subsistence society. Russians possessed a deep religious faith and from it they derived a sense of purpose in the univers ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The true coldwar. Refers to The Bubonic Plague, known as the black death

ld, Cortes's greatest ally against theAztecs was smallpox. Napoleon's Grand Army was defeated by theRussians, and typhus. Queen Victoria spread hemophilia to her heirs,leading to the illness of the on ...

(9 pages) 144 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

US Aircraft During the Cold War

bs on Japan, it not only ended the second World War but began the Cold War (Gaddis 23).In 1946, the Russians in the United Nations proposed a ban of all atomic weapons, thedestruction of all stockpile ... e interviewed, the Soviet threat (or lack of) was a way of life. Some werealmost paranoid about the Russians beyond belief. Almost all did not even care about anypossible threats outside of the Soviet ...

(9 pages) 66 0 4.4 Dec/1996

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

The money tril in the Government+ works cited !

e. In October, 1962, these two types of government collided, spawning the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Russians spent an undisclosed amount of money on offensive and defensive military equipment that was ... uge amounts of money would not have been squandered on this event (Almasi). During the 13 days, the Russians and Americans were suspicious of each other's anticipated ulterior motives - The Americans ...

(7 pages) 248 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

US - Russian relations after the cold war

t and help in this critical situation.Probably, the first country to do that was the United States. Russians 'needed and wanted effective advise and technical help from the United States' (Pickering 1 ... tes didn't mind and, actually, wanted to help Russia. But why? Why the United States wanted to help Russians? And I think the answer to that is very simple: the United States realized that America and ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Origins of the First World War

orders. Since the war between Austria and Russia was inevitable, Germany issued an ultimatum to the Russians to cease all military activities against Germany and Austria-Hungary, which they failed to ... nand. It was also the feeling of brotherhood based upon on a common Slavic identity, that drove the Russians to come to the aide of the Serbs. The second most important underlying factor was militaris ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.3 Oct/2002

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

This is an essay which describes the life of a serf in Russia. It is written in three journal entries.

ought a lot of things today. I think that I will not be able to resist this life as a serf anymore. Russians treated me badly today. I cleaned the land for them today, planted several crops, and water ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russian Imperial Army-- Reforms of 1870s aim to imporve Mobilizatoin and Infantry Tactics.

e Russian military system was the perfection of the Mobilization process. As early as the 1860s the Russians anticipated war with the Triple Alliance, and through the entire heightened awareness they ...

(4 pages) 60 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russian Imperial Army--Synopsis of all Reforms from 1850s-1914. As covered in Menning's "Bayonet's Before Bullets"

oth in equipment, and (more importantly) in strategic and tactical applications. Realistically, the Russians had undergone two real-world conflicts that helped stimulate a complete overhaul of their m ... nt (finally!) of the lethality of the bullet over the foolish 1000 yard bayonet charge.In fact, the Russians, who were driven by an obsession to surpass, or at a minimum equal, their natural Germanic ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What was the cause of the Russian Revolution that lead to the downfall of the czarist regime in Russia?

rdness, and wars Russia was involved in.The whole concept of an autocratic state didn't please many Russians who wanted a government where the common man had more rights and power. Nicholas II made re ... esponsible for the overthrowing of Czar Nicholas II were Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky. These two Russians were the chief revolutionaries who led the Russian Revolution. Lenin was the one who plotte ...

(7 pages) 138 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The significance of the four following battles: Midway, Stalingrad, El Alamein and D-day, in World War II.

talingrad, an industrial center that would give him command of crucial rail transportation. But the Russians, both soldiers and residents, fought for every bit of their land. In February 1943, the Ger ... ter 260 000 were killed and 110 000 taken prisoner. This battle, with the battle of Kursk, gave the Russians power and initiative.In October 1942, the Germans attacked the British stationed at El Alam ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.3 Jan/2003

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


of where they lived. This was wrong.October 1968, Czechoslovakia was invaded by the Soviet Empire (Russians) and had Eastern Europe shaken and stirred by political troubles. As "Prague's Spring", whi ... g", which was a democracy being established in a communist ruled Czechoslovakia, began to form, the Russians were quite unhappy with this and consequently invaded the country and crushed their democra ...

(4 pages) 185 3 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

War on Iraq

regrouped and threatens a prolonged guerilla campaign similar to the one that ultimately caused the Russians to go home. American troops are particularly targeted. American bases are infiltrated with ...

(3 pages) 151 2 2.5 Apr/2003

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

The Effects of Space Exploration on Modern Society

es, a man made device that orbits around Earth or other planets, came along at about 1951, when the Russians launched "Sputnik 1" into orbit around Earth. Since then, satellites have developed technol ...

(4 pages) 121 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Josef Stalin, communism)

, it is shocking that many of the items in Solzhenitsyn's work were released to the public alarming Russians who were promised absolute efficiency of the system, equality, and the preservation of all ...

(3 pages) 68 1 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Explains the United States' and the USSR's political and economic concerns at the end of World War II

nts throughout the world. In contrast the Russian people suffered tremendously. Twenty five million Russians where homeless, six million buildings destroyed and 30 percent of its capital gone, the Sov ...

(1 pages) 29 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

This paper is about the how the intelligence community functioned prior to the 9/11/01 attacks.

recruiting, and training. An argument can be made that the United States was a safer place when the Russians had control of their weapons and Americans actually had the comfort of knowing who the enem ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.7 May/2003

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

"Cherry Orchard" and Russian Society by Chekhov.

g the 1800's. There are even words which the characters use to show the thoughts and feeling of the Russians during the time period. Each act in the play has many similarities and symbolizes some part ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why Russia's provisional government failed when so many wanted a democracy.

seven months, at the end of which the Bolshevik communists led by Lenin seized power. With so many Russians longing for a democracy, why did the provisional government fall so fast? There are several ... me mistakes when dealing with these two problems. They decided to continue the war, even though the Russians did not support it. They also decided to push off the peasant land reform problem until the ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Was the German defeat on the Western Front caused by the failure of the Schlieffen Plan?

ch favoured the defenders, and the use of rail for rapid military transport. The plan relied on the Russians either being incompetent and slow to mobilize, or just deciding to sit tight; the French al ... French had just enough time to mobilize using the new automobile as well as rail transport. And the Russians gallantly but unpreparedly invaded East Prussia only a couple of weeks after the outbreak o ...

(9 pages) 38 0 3.5 Jun/2003

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