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1459 days

 Date: 09/22/15 13:21   in : European History 

Stalin Joseph Stalin was the soviet communist leader who’s passing molded an era, and whose iron rule determined the lives of millions of people. Considering that he shaped the direction of post-World War II Europe, we may regard him as the most powerful person to live during the 20th ce...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 21:15   in : European History 

The Communist Manifesto The Communist Manifesto “Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have the world to gain. WORKING MEN OF ALL COUNTRIES, UNITE!” These are the last words of The Communist Manifesto...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 15:39   in : European History 

Jacobite Rebellion Of 1745 Prince Charles Edward Stuart was born to his parents, James “III” of England and Clementina Sobieska of Poland, on December 31, 1720 in Rome, Italy. As Charles was the grandson of James II, former King of England, letters of congratulations and support immediat...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 12:57   in : European History 

German U-Boats Each country in the war had an area which they excelled, and for the Germans that was the powerful U-boats with cannons, big guns and torpedos, sailing the Atlantic. There were many operations for U-boats during WWII. First we’ll discuss the Larconia incident. A German U-...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 12:55   in : European History 

Battle Of The Somme The battle of the Somme was a war enabled by mass industrialization. Communication and logistic problems were prevalent because of the inhumanly large scale of the battle. Countless deaths and unknown amounts of suffering occurred because of general staff miscalculat...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 23:27   in : European History 

Revolutions Of Early Europe From the year 1830 to 1848, different areas of Europe were undergoing an important revolution. Some were successful and the revolters got what they wanted, while others were not. All of them, however, were significant. For France, the revolution of 1830 c...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/20/15 05:10   in : European History 

Greece Greece is famous for it’s natural beauty. The land is mountainous and rugged, and as the ancient Greek geographer Strabo wrote, “the sea presses in upon the country with a thousand arms”. In natural resources, however, the country is relatively poor. The central mountain area co...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/20/15 04:10   in : European History 

Barbarian Barbarian. Within the text of Herodotus, this term meant “a non-Greek.” Originally, this term was not meant to be offensive or negative, but over time the Greeks began to think of themselves as culturally superior to the barbarians. The Greeks believed in a concept ca...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 22:58   in : European History 

The Plague Around the year 542 AD a great plague came to Constantinople that so gripped the city and eventually the rest of Europe that it has altered the course of history completely. The plague reached Constantinople, the capital of Rome, during the reign of Emperor Justinian, 15 years ...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 12:02   in : European History 

Kemal Attaturk Nationalism was a huge force in the 20th century. During this century many new countries were born. Turkey was founded in 1923 from a portion of the Ottoman Empire, following its collapse as a result of World War I. Mustafa Kemal led this new country. He made many chang...

 

1463 days

 Date: 09/18/15 23:50   in : European History 

Inquesition INQUISITION In 1320 the inquisition added witchcraft to its list of heresies. Many styles of torture had been invented so as to inflict the most horrific pain on the poor victim without killing them. The worst of these were turned upon those accused of witchcraft. With pope ...

 

1463 days

 Date: 09/18/15 11:31   in : European History 

Interpretations Of The French Revolution Interpretations of the French Revolution: Historiographically, The French Revolution has been interpreted by three main views: The Views of Conservatism, Liberalism, and Socialism. The Socialistic interpretation has been the most dominant interpre...

 

1464 days

 Date: 09/18/15 09:06   in : European History 

Beothuk Indians The Beothuk were the aboriginal inhabitants of Newfoundland when European settlers first arrived. The total Beothuk population, at any one time, is thought by present day archaeologists to have numbered between 500 and 1000 individuals. Their subsistence economy was mari...

 

1466 days

 Date: 09/16/15 09:22   in : European History 

Elizabethan England During Elizabethan England, people were much more creative than people are today. If we look at the circumstances at which people lived during the Elizabethan period, we can see why people of that time period did some of the things that seem so odd to us today. The ...

 

1467 days

 Date: 09/15/15 00:40   in : European History 

Imperial Rome The study of Roman imperial history--which in practical terms began from the 60s BCE--presents the modern reader with certain paradigmatic issues relevant to governments and societies today. In broadest terms, the persistent dilemma was how to modify government structures an...

 

1467 days

 Date: 09/14/15 13:29   in : European History 

Survival In Aushwitz “ They will even take away our name: and if we want to keep it, we will have to find ourselves the strength to do so, to manage somehow so that behind the name something of us, of us as we were, still remains.”(Levi, 27) The author, Primo Levi, is referring to what he...

 

1468 days

 Date: 09/14/15 06:07   in : European History 

Hellenistic Period After the reign of Alexander the Great there was a period in time in the ancient world known as the Hellenistic period. During this time nearly everything had changed for the Greeks. There was no petty bickering between the city-states as there was during the Hellenic...

 

1468 days

 Date: 09/13/15 23:12   in : European History 

Magna Carta Vs Declaration Of The Rights Of Man The Magna Carta had the most evidence of traditional democratic ideas. It shows roots of liberty, freedom, equality, etc. The Declaration of the Rights of Man does show some traces of it but not nearly as much as the Magna Carta does. The...

 

1469 days

 Date: 09/13/15 00:46   in : European History 

Achemdiues Greek mathematician who flourished in Sicily. He is generally considered to be the greatest mathematician of ancient times. Most of the facts about his life come from a biography about the Roman soldier Marcellus written by the Roman biographer Plutarch. Archimedes performed ...

 

1469 days

 Date: 09/12/15 23:25   in : European History 

European History Identifications 1. Friedrich Nietzsche – (1844-199); German philosopher; challenged the belief in progress and the general faith in the rational human mind; believed that Western civilization had lost its creativity and decayed into mediocrity; condemned political democra...

 

1469 days

 Date: 09/12/15 20:24   in : European History 

The Reforms Of Diocletian The Roman empire regained order and stability through its powerful emperor Diocletian. He made a set of reforms to stabilize the empire. He knew that if he did not do so, the empire would eventually fall. One of the first notable things Diocletian de...

 

1469 days

 Date: 09/12/15 11:59   in : European History 

The Greek War of Independence The Greek War of Independence began in 1821. The Greek fighters overtook the Ottomans, who had been in power for hundreds of years, in many parts of the country. In many repeated attempts, the Ottomans, who allied with the Egyptians, tried to gain back contro...

 

1470 days

 Date: 09/12/15 07:31   in : European History 

Alcibiades The history of Greece includes many “great” men: some led them to glory, and some led them to destruction. Assess the qualities, weaknesses and contributions of Alcibiades and review the war between Athens and Sparta. Alcibiades was one of the so-called “great” men...

 

1470 days

 Date: 09/11/15 18:27   in : European History 

Hitlers Rise To Power On 30th January 1933, Hindenburg received Hitler in audience and appointed him chancellor. It came as a shock to some people but many believed that Hitler’s rise to power was inevitable. Some state that Hitler could not have risen to power in any country other than G...

 

1471 days

 Date: 09/10/15 11:34   in : European History 

Life In The Factories The 19th century in England was an expanding time especially considering England was enveloped in the Industrial Revolution. Many factories were expanding and growing and needed people to fill the jobs that they had. Although many these factories were growing they w...