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Essays for History: Europe

  1. Define Nationalism and Liberalism. to What Extent Did the Revolutions of 1848 Support the Ideas of Nationalism...
    Kyle La Barge 2/7/13 HIS 150 ESSAY 1 Define nationalism and liberalism. To what extent did the revolutions of 1848 support the ideas of nationalism and...
  2. Charles Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth was born April 7, 1770 in Cockermouth Cumberlad to John and Ann Wordsworth. His father was a law agent and rent collector for Lord lonsdale. Willam's...
  3. Place de La Concorde
    The Place de la Concorde was designed by Jacques Ange Gabrie in 1763. It is the largest square in Paris. It is situated between the Tuileries and the Champs-Elysées. At...
  4. The Irish Question
    For many weary years Home Rule or "The Irish Question" had confused the British Parliament. The Roman Catholic Irish despised the Union of 1801 that had abolished the Irish Parliament. It had not saved Ireland from appalling misery, death and...
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  5. French Revolution
    A watershed event in modern European history, the French Revolution began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte. French society...
  6. The Italian Wars
    The Italian Wars 1494-1559: - <br /> <br /> Introduction: <br /> <br /> The key issues over which the Italian Wars were fought were primarily financial incentives for Charles VIII of France. He declared that he intended to use Naples as a...
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  7. The "Phenomenon" of Greece
    Greece is a strange phenomenon the similar of which could hardly be equaled elsewhere in the world. The greatest misfortune of Turkey is that it is condemned to live with that country side by side. When the issue is Turkey, Greece always sees red...
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  8. The Protestant Reformation
    I walked around town thinking about the Reformation that would make great impacts on the history of my village in Germany and other lands. Most people in Europe are prayer people who accept all aspects of the church, whether or not they personally...
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  9. Romantic Age
    The romantic period is a term applied to the literature of approximately the first third of the nineteenth century. During this time, literature began to move in channels...
  10. The Reformation of the Church of England
    On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther took a stand against the Church of England. He was troubled by the way the churches were embezzling money from the people. The pope and priest became wealthy and lived in a life of pleasure using money to make...
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  11. The Reign of Terror
    Maximilien Robespirre, a unique member of the Jacobin Club, formed the Republic of Virtue. He was a radical that wanted to wipe all traces of France's past monarchy and nobility. Whether he was doing this for the good of the country or not, it did...
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  12. The Seven Years War
    The word "privateer" conjures a romantic image in the minds of most Americans. Tales of battle and <br /> bounty pervade the folklore of privateering, which has become a cherished, if often overlooked part of <br /> our shared heritage. Legends...
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  13. Kids in Modern Day
    1. http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.historywiz.com/images/frenchrevolution/estatesgeneral.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.historywiz.com/estatesgeneral.htm&h...
  14. Tale of Two Cities
    Chapter Summary- Book 3, Chapter 15 Title: The Footsteps Die Out Forever Setting: Prisoners roll through the Paris streets in tumbrels on their way to the guillotine...
  15. Three Most Significant Absolute Monrchs in European History
    The three most significant absolute monarchs in European history were: Elizabeth I from England, Phillip II from Spain, and Louis XIV from France. Elizabeth I was a freak, Louis XIV was a brave king, Phillip II was an ambitious king. Elizabeth I was...
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  16. Voltaire: a History That Never Moved
    Voltaire: A history that never moved <br /> By Binoy Kampmark <br /> <br /> <br /> Why should history move? Consider it a frozen tableau, an unchanging picture. There are only emotions rather than causation. Even if there is...
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  17. Why Was Karl Marx so Disparaging of the Utopian Socialists
    In order to answer the question posed, I will examine what is meant by the term Utopian Socialism. With reference to this question I will conduct a brief biographical study of one of the great utopian socialist thinkers, Robert Owen. This will...
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  18. School Mass Shootings
    The Declaration of Independence gave rights to the people of America that have defined our country since they were adopted on July, 4, 1776. Within this document there were...
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