Category: History European

<p>The twenties were a time of economic prosperity and hope for North America and some parts of Europe. Countries began to rebuild themselves physically and financially after the war, and as war bonds began to mature, new capital began to stream into the pockets of the individual. Consumption in both the industrial and private sectors began to create an economic boom and production levels soared…

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Napolean term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Napoleon Bonaparte is considered by some a reformer and by others a monster, although all must agree that the emperor of France, and for sixteen years most of Europe, one of the greatest military and political geniuses of all time. Napoleon took advantage of every opportunity time after time. In November 1799, Napoleon joined with Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes and other plotters in designing a coup…

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<p>When analyzing how Poland's, or any other country's, problems of today are linked to</p> <p>the past, scholars must take a look at the country's background. This paper aims to</p> <p>expose and explore Poland for what it is today using the backdrop of its past. The</p> <p>Poland is a central European country bordered by the former Czechoslovakia,</p> <p>Germany, and several former Soviet Republics (Poland World Book…

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<p>For many years Gypsies have been thought of as dirty smuggling peasants. Many books have been written and many stories told falsely portraying the lifestyles of Gypsies in general. Manfri Fredrick Wood, a true Romany Gypsy, heard the stories, read the books and was disappointed to see that these books were being read and stories being told because they were,"either for the most part nonsense,…

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<p>The Anglo-Saxon period is written in "narrative verse that is elevated in mood and uses a dignified dramatic and formal style to describe the deeds of aristocratic warriors and rulers". This statement applies very well to the text of The Battle of Maldon. This wonderful piece of poetry has many characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon period. I will show the extent to which The Battle of…

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<p>Feudalism is defined in the dictionary as "A political and economic system of</p> <p>medieval Europe by which a landowner granted land to a vassal in exchange for</p> <p>homage and military service." Feudalism arose in Europe and began to mature</p> <p>near the 8th century. Feudalism peaked around the 13th century then started to</p> <p>slowly decline. Feudalism was caused by many factors such as the weakness and</p>…

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<p>The Role of Propaganda in the Nazi Takeover</p> <p>Essay submitted by Unknown</p> <p>When one thinks of the term "propaganda", what comes to mind? Would it bring a</p> <p>positive response? Would it bring a negative response? When one thinks of</p> <p>"propaganda" in association with the Holocaust, what comes to mind? A positive</p> <p>response or a negative response? Most likely a negative response. Why is "propaganda"</p> <p>any…

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<p>The Russian Revolution</p> <p>Each great empire reaches a major peak, followed by a gradual downfall. The Russian empire met its peak from 1894-1917. Its downfall was caused by several contributing factors. The government had lost the trust and loyalty of the people. Nicholas II also held a leading role in the downfall, as well as World War I</p> <p>First, the collapse of the downfall was…

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Louis Xiv term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>1638â€&ldquo;1715, king of France (1643â€&ldquo;1715), son and successor of King Louis XIII. Â</p> <p>Early Reign</p> <p>After his father's death his mother, Anne of Austria, was regent for Louis, but the real power was wielded by Anne's adviser, Cardinal Mazarin. Louis did not take over the government until Mazarin's death (1661). By then France was economically exhausted by the Thirty Years War, by the Fronde, and…

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<p>Despot, noun. A ruler with absolute power and authority. The word has come to have a connotation of a dictatorial-style government. On the other hand, an enlightened despot has the implication of one man who is ruling for the people. While it can still be considered absolutist, because of the absence of a system of checks and balances, the enlightened despot is generally someone whose…

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