Essays Tagged: "World History"

The Life & Times of Alexander the Great

s, as explained on that page. Overall - excellent.IntroductionAlexander the great made an impact on world history that few individuals can profess tohave done. Heruled all of the known world, and one ... salonika. Thiswas the breadth of Alexander's influence on hundreds of different cultures around the world.Throughout thewhole of Europe, Asia, and North Africa, stories of this great man have been han ...

(6 pages) 158 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

World History in 1978

This was a paper that I had to write for World History about 1978The year 1978 posed an eventful and intriguing year. From the stressful ande ... 8The year 1978 posed an eventful and intriguing year. From the stressful andexerting affairs of the world to the rising popularity in sports and entertainment. Manyfactors of the year 1978 contributed ... e changing times and future years. Eachevent played an intricate role in the overall picture of the world.Many world news stories occurred in 1978 including the signature of China andJapan for The Tre ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Battle of Louisburg The fall of Louisburg, a Frecnch fort on the coast Nova Scotia, to the English Navy was a turning piont in the Seven Years War in North America.

Spain to take control of the seas, but was defeated at Trafalgar by Lord Nelson in October of 1805 (World History Encyclopaedia, pg 162). Napoleon continued to conquer Europe and controlled Portugal i ... ng France's possessions in India and in North America, in what is known to some as the "real" first world war.The war in Canada was determined by the English victory at Louisbourg, in what is now Nova ...

(14 pages) 115 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Russian revolution was a major event in world history

Jonathan ThenHistory 1000CEssay 21.The Russian Revolution was a major event in world historya.Discuss one political occurrence and one social cause of the Revolution.b.Discuss Len ... ate the advanced countries, which, by 1914, had in their respective empires brought the rest of the world under their direct or indirect controls. Amassing vast quantities of "surplus" capital, the gi ... this intensified the race for empire among the great powers. By 1914, dissatisfied with the way the world had been shared out, rival coalitions of imperialists launched the war to bring about a redivi ...

(6 pages) 216 2 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Power Comes From the Barrel of a Gun" Speaks of the oposing view. Refers to Luther King Jr and Gandhi

Subject: World History (But it applies to much more)'Would you respect me, If I didn't have this gun?'Cause w ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Marranos, a Lost People. Origin and believes

e might call them New Jews, some New Christians, and others call them Marranos. The majority of the world population has no idea who the Marranos are. To begin to explain these secret people, one must ... a who the Marranos are. To begin to explain these secret people, one must first receive a lesson in World History. We will begin in the 1492.In school, we are brainwashed to connect the year 1492 with ...

(10 pages) 63 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Historians, spend their lives pursuing the meaning of the past for the present. Speaks of how a historian works.

nd their lives pursuing the meaning of the past for the present.' Everything that exists in today's world has some origin coming from the past. Everything that exists today and seems to be unique of i ... ains to us why certain events happened, such as the reason why six millions Jews died in the Second World War. The reason history gives us is anti-Semitism. The Nazis were a group that had as a goal t ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Post-War National Security in the United States

e United States as a dominant party in balance of power equations is a relatively new phenomenon in world history. New military technology coupled with increased global integration has allowed the Uni ... he hegemonic stepladder. This positioning was achieved piecemeal during the course of the first two world wars, but it wasn't until the deployment of the atomic bomb that the U.S.. assumed its positio ...

(8 pages) 166 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Upon the Verge of Global Devistation - Analyzing WWII in terms of WWI

Analyzing WWII in terms of WWI Excellent paper.ToughiusWorld HistoryDecember 1, 1995'Upon the Verge of Global Devastation'Liberal democracy has dealt with ... mocracy has dealt with the challenges of fascism and communism through its ability to adjust to the world's changing social and political climate, while the authoritarian systems of government in thei ... ch (and arguably more) of an instrument in defeating fascism as were the liberal democracies of the world. Despite its apparent strength, the Soviet Union eventually gives in after an arduous cold war ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.3 Dec/1995

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

Marx's Theory of Class

m is to be understood in his writings.In the Communist Manifesto, Marx presents us with a theory of world history as asuccession of class struggles for economic and political power. The main classes o ...

(11 pages) 503 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Comparison of Societies of Central and South America

World History AP1 November 2002Similarities & Differences of Societies of Central and South Amer ...

(2 pages) 79 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Qualities that shape an empire

World History AP23 September 2002Qualities that Make an EmpireAn empire is defined as "A political u ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Sparta: Historically Unique" -explains lifestyle/social structure/government of Spartans -explains why Sparta is unique -Bibliography and incorrect in-text citation included (should be fixed)

Throughout history the world has seen very few powers that have been quite as unique as the ancient Greek city-state of Spa ... Their unique government, social structure, and way of life made them a viable force in the ancient world. It is for these reasons that Sparta has gone down in history as one of the most uniquely stru ... these reasons that Sparta has gone down in history as one of the most uniquely structured powers in world history, one that is observed by modern intellectuals and politicians, being used as a model f ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Slain from Within - An analysis on the collapse of a system of checks and balances that once existed in the late Roman Republic

When one speaks of ancient Rome, there are many attributing impacts that have remained imprinted on world history and culture forever. None is greater than its innovative form of government, which cam ...

(8 pages) 144 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Foreign/Domestic Policy

1900's gave way to the new millennium, it became increasingly clear that a new era in American (and world) history had begun. The old era had been dominated by the Cold War struggle between the United ... e Soviet Union. The new era was defined by the rise of a new global economy...the ways in which the world's peoples lived, worked, and governed themselves. Global communication, trade, and capital flo ...

(7 pages) 194 0 3.8 Feb/2003

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

If you were president Harry Truman, would you have made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima?

tomic bomb was used by the U.S. against Japan, in the city of Hiroshima. This was the first time in world history. Before this sad event, Japan and the U.S. were having conflicts with each other becau ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mahatma Gandhi - three accomplishments which in turn helped the independence movement against the British.

Gunjan PatelMs. BeveridgePeriod 2 - World History Pre IB6 February, 2003The Little Man in the LoinclothMohandas Karamchand "Mahatma" Gan ... philosophy of nonviolence and non-cooperation, continues to this day with an profound effect on the world. It was the inspiration for Martin Luther King's fight for racial equality. This is the Gandhi ... blood walked upon this earth." Who would have thought a little man in a loincloth, would change the world forever. It is hard not to be saddened by the virtual disappearance of Gandhi's ideals from th ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The treatment of the French This essay looks at how the French people were treated throughout Canadian history.

The bitterest rivalry in world history can be easily seen as that of the English and French. This rivalry can date back into ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Lunch with three celebritys of your chosing

conversation once again. Just because he has had ties with some of the most powerful people in the world doesn't mean that he is the dictator of this conversation. He keeps asking me where Josephine ... ing me where Josephine is. Who is this mystery women? Now he's trying to explain to Mr. Lauren what world domination feels like. For such a small man he speaks with such gusto. Even though I'm kicking ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Chinese Holocaust, The Rape of Nang King.

s true that even in such horror tales there are degrees of ruthlessness, then few atrocities in the world history compare in intensity and scale to the Rape of Nanking during World War II@ (Chang pg. ... ity fell on December 13, 1937, Japanese soldiers began an orgy of cruelty seldom if ever matched in world history. Tens of thousands of young men were rounded up and herded to the outer areas of the c ...

(6 pages) 97 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History