Essays Tagged: "Thirty Years' War"

30 Years War

The Thirty Years War was a series of conflicts that began in the early 17th century in the Holy Roman Em ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Thirty Years' War. The Hapsburg's demise

This war, a war of religion, involved most of Western Europe, especially the Holy Roman Empire. The Thirty Years' War marked the decline socially, politically, and economically of the Hapsburgs and th ... conomically of the Hapsburgs and the rise of France as the chief power in Europe.As a result of the Thirty Years' War, the Hapsburgs lost their standing as the wealthiest dynasty in Europe. The war wa ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Germany's rise of political power

s the First Reich). But the German part of the Holy Roman Empire started to break up because of the Thirty Years War in 1618, when the Catholics and Protestants split. Germany then became divided into ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Brief history of the Thirty Years War.

lasted 30 years. The ensuing conflict came to be known as "The Bohemian Period" (1618-1625) or the Thirty Years' War. The Protestants elected Frederic as King of Bohemia. Later with the help of the E ... tzerland was formally declared separated from the Empire. The treaty not only brought an end to the Thirty Years' War but also destroyed Germany. Germany was rendered economically bankrupt and politic ...

(2 pages) 65 2 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Old salem North Carolina, The original town for Movarians in North Carolina, A personal experience/visit to the same

in 1457, the unity flourished throughout Bohemia and Moravia until the counter-reformation and the Thirty Years War destroyed all but a remnant of the church and forced its members into hiding. The c ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Thirty Years War

Thirty Years' WarBegan: 1618Ended: 1648Notes: An extended conflict between Protestants and Roman Cat ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Peter Paul Rubens

ella, in whose service Rubens will be from 1610. Religious intolerance re-explodes in 1618 with the Thirty Years War, which upsets Europe until its epilogue in 1648, just eight years after the death o ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


ry, any and all POW's were killed or put into slavery. This was finished in 1648, at the end of The Thirty Years War. It was ruled that prisoners were released without ransom. During the American Civi ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2006

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

"When France has a cold, all of Europe sneezes " An Analysis on French Power.

France has remained an international leader since the Thirty Years War. It was the first country dedicated to "liberty, equality, and fraternity" during t ...

(8 pages) 52 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Bertolt brecht was a great playwright of th 20th century in which he became a great practioner of epic theatre.

by war and what is lost by those who survive it. The narrative covers more than a decade during the Thirty Years' War of 17th-century, in Europe. It focuses on the title characters as they follow the ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

History and origins of tobacco smoking

vation of tobacco in China, where, from 1638, smokers could be punished by decapitation. During the Thirty Years' War (1618-48), smoking Landsknechts spread tobacco use among the rural population of t ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Assess the view that James' foreign policy was wiser than the foreign policies favoured by Parliament and Charles I- (This was a 45 minute timed essay was AS history)

al commitments emphasises that overall James' foreign policy was wiser.Up until the outbreak of the thirty years war James mediation and want to establish himself as "rex pacificus" can be seen to be ... eased Britain's prosperity. Similarly James shrewd negotiative skills helped delay the onset of the thirty yeas war through resolution of the Julich Cleves crisis. While this proved to be extremely su ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon--the greatest player of the balance of power

ance of power is one of the most eternal themes of European diplomacy. Since 1648 to 1814, from the thirty years war to the decline of Napoleon, the main European powers were always trying to benefit ...

(10 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Why Is History Important?

intolerance of other people and their practices has caused most of the wars throughout history. The Thirty Years War, that took place between 1618 to 1648, was the last of the great European wars of r ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Rise Of Modern Europe

any ex-Catholics, the Church was reduced to only one denomination among many, and by the end of the Thirty Years' War it had lost the control that it once had.In response to the changing of the church ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Actions Have Consequences"

The Thirty Years War took place from 1618-1648. It was a war between the Catholics and the Protestants. ... ase (1625-1629), the Swedish phase (1630-1635), and the French phase (1635-1648). At the end of the Thirty Years War, there was no winner. Peace was achieved through the Peace of Westphalia, a treaty ... of Westphalia, a treaty that provided a turning point in Europe. Although there was no winner, the Thirty Years War marked major political, social, economic, and religious consequences in Europe.The ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How far did the policies of ol

ed him to seek peace. Among others the best areas to examine would be Olivares' policies during the Thirty Years War from 1622; the Mantuan War 1628-31 and the great revolts of Catalonia and Portugal ...

(17 pages) 1138 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ly seventeenth century in the form of John Comenius and Hugo Grotius, each of whom lived during the Thirty Years War in Germany. Their efforts to grapple with the horrors of war and the motivation for ...

(2 pages) 70 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Effects of The Thirty Years War

The causes of the Thirty Years War can be traced as far back as the renaissance period. It was during the renaissance ... alism, rationalism and above all else secularism was first apparent in main stream society (5). The Thirty Years War was one of the most important and bloodiest of the religious wars. An uneasy truce ... h, and the Dutch, while the Catholic League was supported by Spain and the Hapsburg Empire (3). The Thirty Years War was the first continental war in which all the major European nations were involved ...

(5 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Witch Hunts: Betrayal by Peers. Witch hunting in early-modern Europe, the 15th-18th centuries, tales of prosecution and betrayal.

ler was the religion of the people, wars of religion between the Protestants and Catholics with the Thirty Years War, Martin Luther with his Reformation, as well as the persecution of heretics just to ...

(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History