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Who is Responsible for the Evil in “Macbeth”?

During this essay I am going to discuss the actions of MacBeth, Lady MacBeth and the Witches. I am going to take into consideration the way that Shakesphere presents them…

Who is Most Responsible for the Death of King Duncan?

The Play Macbeth was drafted by Sir William Shakespeare, it is an intriguing tale of murder, covetousness, deception and witchcraft. It is the story of Macbeth. His rise and his…

Was Duncan a Weak King?

Historically Duncan was a weak King. To what extent do you think he is a good king or an ineffective king in Shakespeare’s presentation of him in Macbeth? In your…

Who or What is Responsible for the Downfall of Macbeth?

There can be no doubt that Macbeth’s gradual downfall begins when he and Banquo encounter the three witches. Clearly, the two of them have different reactions to the witches. Banquo…

What are Your First Impressions of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth?

The play opens on a ghostly, supernatural note with the three witches brewing a spell amidst thunder and lightning as an omen of what is to come. The incantation is…

What Role Does the Supernatural play in “Macbeth”?

In order to understand the true influence of witchcraft in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, you must first look at the context it was written in. Macbeth was written just after the turn…

Who is Responsible for Macbeth’s Downfall?

At the beginning of the play Macbeth knew nothing about his coming future neither about his downfall until he met three unknown beings. He had recently shown his courage in…

Why Did Shakespeare Begin ‘Macbeth’ With this Scene?

Shakespeare’s Globe theatre stood on the south bank of the River Thames and was London’s most popular attraction. During Shakespeare’s career there were many other public attractions competing to grab…

What is a Witch? Macbeth

What is a witch? The Colllins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus defines a witch as a person, usually female believed to practise (black) magic. It also goes on to describe a…

William Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth”

William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a play whose plot is propelled by various murders/deaths done out of greed, fear and revenge. It explores the nature of various types of murder and…

Was Lady Macbeth in Control of Macbeth’s Fate?

We cannot deny that Lady Macbeth did contribute to Macbeth’s downfall although she wasn’t alone in this act. Many other things did affect the tragedy; the witches who cruelly deceived…

When Did Good Woman Play Bad Woman Well?

To classify a person as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ is a very general and dangerous action. Oscar Wilde however poses the question ‘what makes a good and a bad person?’ throughout…

What do we Learn from Macbeth about the Qualities Required of a Good King or Leader?

Early on in Macbeth, we are shown the qualities that must be possessed to be a good king or leader through the reign of Duncan. He shows us the qualities…

What Are a Customer and why are they Important?

A customer is defined as someone who pays for goods or services from another individual, business or organisation. Customers are extremely important to the world’s financial system because without them…

William Blake’s ‘London’ and William Wordsworth’s ‘Composed on Westminster Bridge’

William Blake and William Wordsworth were both poets of the romantic era. William Wordsworth’s ‘composed on Westminster Bridge’ and William Blake’s ‘London’, are poems written in Georgian times, around the…

William Wordsworth and William Blake have both written about the city of London

William Wordsworth and William Blake have both written about the city of London, consider about how they present the city to the reader and how both give a different view…

WilliamBlake’s poems – London Poem

‘London’ steadily builds up increasingly comprehensive answers to its initial problem of why every face shows, ‘marks of weakness and woe’. With its ‘midnight streets’, it is true; London is…

What is Customer Service?

Many business organisations have different definitions of customer service. For example, according to the Chartered Institute of Marketing, “Customer Service is what your business delivers to achieve customer satisfaction”. Another…

Why was London the inevitable starting point for news publication in serial form?

Fleet Street is the area in London that runs from Temple Bar eastwards to Ludgate Circus. It includes the Strand, Blackfriars Road, and Farringdon Street. London, especially Fleet Street, is…

William Wordsworth’s composed upon Westminster Bridge and William Blake’s London

The two poems I have studied are on the same topic and were written around the same time but there treatment of the subject matter is very different. Blake’s poem…

William Blake in ‘The Tyger’ and Ted Hughes in ‘The Jaguar’

3) Compare the ways William Blake in ‘The Tyger’ and Ted Hughes in ‘The Jaguar’ use language to make us aware of the power of the animals. Tigers and Jaguars…

William Blake: Freedom and Repression

Freedom is a key concept in Blake’s poetry. The transformation from Inccocnece to Experience shows how freedom is transformed into a constrained repression when an individual discovers more about the…

William Blake’s Poem ‘London’ With William Wordsworth’s ‘Composed Upon Westminster Bridge’ in 1802

William Blake and William Wordsworth both lived in the 18th-19th century and both had very different views on the world even though they were both romantic composers and wrote about…

What is Customer Service in Leisure and Tourism?

According to Colins leisure and tourism customer service involves all contact the customer as well as products and services the organisation offers. More simply it is putting the customer first…

What is the Significance of Chapter one of ‘Great Expectations’ in Relation to the Novel as a Whole?

‘Great Expectations’ is well known for being a dark atmospheric novel, set in 19th century Victorian England. Dickens opens chapter one by introducing literary devices such as personificaton, emotive imagery,…

What Role does Social Class play In Great Expectations?

Social class is central throughout the novel, and is the basis of which the plot is woven around. At the start of the novel Pip looks at the graves of…

What Reasons Are There To Sympathise With Macbeth?

Macbeth is a play written by William Shakespeare in the early 17th century. It is about a man named Macbeth and the path his life takes. His ambitions and dreams…

Wind by Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes poem ‘Wind’ is about a person who is living in a house that is in the middle of a raging storm. The poem makes the house feel insecure,…

Who is responsible for the evil in ‘Macbeth’?

There is a lot of evil in the play of ‘Macbeth’ and I feel that Macbeth himself is responsible for this. At the beginning of the play we meet our…

What Dramatic Effect Does Shakespeare Aim For In Act 2, Scene 2?

What dramatic effect does Shakespeare aim for in Act 2, Scene 2? How does he achieve it? How do the events in this scene relate to other sections of the…

What advice would u give to the actress playing Lady Macbeth in Act 2, Scene 2?

First of all I would talk to the actress about the qualities I want her to bring out in the character, the ways in which her feelings change and the…

What reaction does Macbeth’s letter produce on Lady Macbeth

What reaction does Macbeth’s letter produce on Lady Macbeth and how does she assure him that she would take charge of the business? What do you learn about the character…

Why Does Macbeth Change his Mind Twice?

The play is entitled The Tragedy of Macbeth. This suggests that the main character is a tragic hero. This implies the downfall of a man of great standing, intelligence and…

What Does “Macbeth” have to say About The Idea Of Kingship?

“Macbeth” was a play written by William Shakespeare, written in the early part of King James I of England and VI of Scotland. “Macbeth” is a play about a captain…

Work organisation and society

The field of management has been devoted much of studies and researches since the beginning of the twenty-first century. From the classical management theory to the professionalisation of management, from…

Working conditions in the 1820’s to 1996

In this essay I am going to be looking at working conditions in the 1820’s to 1996. Also I am going to compare the differences and similarities between the to…

What human resources do?

The are lots of duties and responsibilities of human resource department like make sure that the right person is doing the right job. One thing human resource do is interview…

What Way Does Dickens Create Vivid Images of Character in “Great Expectation”

Charles Dickens wrote “Great Expectations” in 1860. It is known for being a dark, atmospheric novel, set in 19th Century. Dickens is widely known today for the success of his…

What is the Effect of the first Person Narrative Technique used by Dickens in ‘Great Expectations’?

I will be discussing the first person narrative technique Dickens uses in his novel ‘Great Expectations’, a ground-breaking book of its time. In the novel Dickens writes in the first…

What Charles Dickens Has to Say about Class in the Novel “Great Expectations”

Charles John Huffam Dickens is considered by many as one of the greatest English novelists. He was born on February 7th 1812. His father was a clerk in the Naval…

What Techniques Does Dickens use to Create Sympathy?

Great Expectations is about the character Pip who starts off in the book as a young orphan boy living with his strict older sister Mrs Joe Gargery and her mild…

Why is Wemmick in Great Expectations?

Wemmick is in Great Expectations for many reasons. Firstly he has a two sided character one is his work side and the other is his personal side. This is shown…

What is the Significance of Chapter one of ‘Great Expectations’?

‘Great Expectations’ is well known for being a dark atmospheric novel, set in 19th century Victorian England. Dickens opens chapter one by introducing literary devices such as personificaton, emotive imagery,…

What does Pip Have to Learn in Order to Achieve Some Measure of Contentment?

After reading the compelling ‘Great Expectations’ by the famous writer Charles Dickens, I can gather that it is based upon his own psychological insight to life. He makes connections in…

What does Shakespeare Show Us About Father Daughter Relationships?

Relationships have played a crucial role throughout our history. One of the most important being the relationship between a father and his daughter. They are still brought to our attention…

Who Or What Do You Think Has The Most Influence on Pip’s Development And For What Reasons?

Through the characters Dickens has created in “Great Expectations” he paints a picture to show us the way in which people’s actions are influenced wholly by those they come into…

Which Two Settings in ”Great Expectations” did You Find Most Effective?

Charles Dickens is renowned through out literature for his skills of vivid description and imagery. In Great Expectations he uses many effects to create settings of emotion throughout the novel….

What is The Most and Least Trustworthy Source of Knowledge?

Abel’s book, Man Is The Measure, discusses nine different sources of knowledge. These are: sense perception, logic, intuition, self awareness, memory, authority, consensus gentium, revelation and faith. However not all…

Writing Skills for Journalists

This opinion article tries to outline why the destruction of New York is presented in films and takes the 11th September terrorist attack as a case study and it attempts…

Why Judge?

“If you judge people, you’ll you have no time to love them”, Mother Teresa stated a strong truth into the world while she was here. Her idea of stereotyping is…

What Is A Perfect Family?

To define a perfect family, one must first define the question: what is a perfect family. A family is “Two or more people who share goals and values, have long-term…

What is Ethnography

“Ethnography is a predominantly qualitative research style using a set of methods in which the researcher takes part overtly or covertly in people’s lives for an extended period of time,…

What System are You Using at Present, and How Does it Work?

The end user has a warehouse in Bolton. Customers come into the shop to purchase quantities of different types of fittings. The stock information must be updated on-line, and a…

Why be Good?

What does “being good,” mean? Are integrity and character important? Is being “ethically fit” beneficial to us in the here and now? Philosophers, spiritual thinkers, and religious leaders have pondered…

What is Temperament?

Temperament is a person’s characteristic mood, sensitivity to stimulation, and energy level. These mood related personality characteristics constitute early building blocks for an individual’s later personality. Describe one way in…

Willa Cather’s Characterization Technique in Neighbor Rosicky

” Neighbor Rosicky “, written in 1928 and collected in the volume Obscure Destinies in 1932, is generally considered one of Willa Cather’s most successful short stories. It is a…

Writing a Historical Book Review

Writing a book review as an assignment in a history course is designed to promote at least four important objectives: (1) effective writing, (2)) substantive knowledge about a particular historical…

Would a Tuckshop be a Successful Business Proposition?

The business that I am assessing the advantages and disadvantages of in order to determine whether it would be a successful business venture is a tuck shop. The measures I…

Warm Up and Cool Down for Athletics

Warm up An adequate structured warm up period (10-30 minutes) that first exercises the large muscle groups (jogging or striding), that brings about perspiration and a rise in the core…

Waiting for the Train

I was sitting alone in Pearse Station waiting for a train one morning. I was twenty minutes early and it was fifteen minutes late. Trains generally are. They use, as…

What is a Hurricane?

A hurricane is a violent tropical revolving storm with heavy rainfall and strong winds. Causes? Step 1: Warm seas 26-27 degrees Step 2: Air above heats up Step 3: Convection…

What Factors Affect the Cooling of Hot Water in a Container?

Hypothesis: In this investigation I am going to look into the factors, which affect the heat transfer of hot water in a container. Heat will travel from a place that…

What are News Values and Why are They Important in Constructing News?

All media institutions go through a process of deciding what items are news worthy or not before they include them for incorporation in the news. News Values are the various…

What Issues/Themes Does the Story ‘Your Shoes’ Raise?

During this essay, I am going to explain what issues are raised in the story ‘Your Shoes’. Many different issues are raised throughout this piece of writing. To back up…

Why Were the Police Unable to Catch Jack the Ripper?

There are three key things that contributed to the fact that Jack the Ripper wasn’t caught. These are the lack of technology, the mistakes the police made and in my…

War Photographer

This essay is going to compare the war poems ‘war photographer’, ‘Love letters of the dead: commando intelligence briefing’, ‘I was only nineteen’ and ‘dulce et decorum est’ to find…

What is The Importance of Simon in ‘Lord of the Flies’

– The importance of the part Simon plays in the plot – How Simon is different from the other boy’s – What Simon might represent – The ways the writer…

William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”

Both Lord of the Flies and Malachi’s Cove deal with the relationship between humans and nature but ultimately their message is concerned with human nature. Explain and discuss. Before I…

William Golding Creates a Sense of Place in the Novel ”Lord of the Flies”

William Golding’s use of setting provides a very strong influence on the actions and attitudes of characters in the lord of the flies. We can tell something about the difference…

What views of Indian Culture are portrayed in ‘A stench of Kerosene’?

‘A Stench of Kerosene’ written by Amrita Pritam, portrays the consequences of the strong influence of Indian culture in a village, which destroys a couple’s marriage. Manak and Guleri have…

What is the Importance of Simon in Lord of the Flies?

Using the reason that the purpose of Lord of the Flies is to help us understand why humans fight wars we see that he shows what can happen when bullies…

What is the Importance of the Beast in ‘Lord of the Flies’?

The novel ‘Lord of the Flies’ is written by the author William Golding to reflect what he saw was happening to the world during the Second World War. The novel…

William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”

William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies” follows a party of British boys stranded on a paradise island and it follows their descent from civilisation to savagery and brutality. Golding’s experience…

Write an Epilogue to ”Lord of the Flies”

The island was ablaze in bright fierce flames, he panicked, where could he hide? If he was not burnt by the flames, Jack and his tribe were sure to find…

William Golding

William Golding was born in St Columb Minor in Cornwall in 1947. He lived in a house and his bedroom overlooked a green where boys would play football. For his…

What is Golding Telling Us About Society in ‘Lord of the Flies’?

Golding is telling us that in order for society to work well, the evil within must be controlled. The only way to control this ‘inner savagery’ is to have rules…

What Do We Learn From the Writers of the Vendetta Stories About Another Culture?

The vendetta stories consist of three short stories that are set in Corsica, The Vendetta, A Corsican Bandit and Mateo Falcone. They were written in the 19th Century by Guy…

What is a culture? How Does it Affect the Behaviour of an Individual?

1.INTRODUCTION What is a culture? How does it affect the behaviour of an individual? Does it play a major role in determining the response of an organisation, to its routine…

War Poems – Evocation of the Five Senses

Poems evoke one or more of the five senses (sight, sound, smell, taste and touch) to make abstract issues tangible. Discuss this statement with reference to the work of one…

William Golding’s ”Lord of the Flies” is a Tale of Tragedy and conflict Within Society

William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is a tale of tragedy and conflict within society. It tells the story of a group of schoolboys, evacuated from England because of a…

What are the Boys Really Ccared Of?

Being stranded on a desert island is a situation that can have a severe physical and mental impact on those involved. As the boys on the island discover, such a…

What is the Function of Simon in the Novel ”Lord of the Flies”?

In the novel ‘Lord of the Flies’ William Golding, the author, does not go into great detail in describing every boy who is stranded on the island. He only chooses…

Williams Blake: The Lamb and The Tiger Comparison

I have chosen two poems from Williams Blake to compare and contrast. The first poem is called ‘The Lamb’ from his collection of poems called ‘Songs of Innocence’, meaning purity,…

What is the Importance of Simon in Lord of the Flies

The character of Simon is featured heavily in the novel, but his personality is quite a mystery to the reader. This essay aims to explore and explain the importance and…

What is Golding Telling us About Society in ‘Lord of the Flies’

Golding is telling us that without rules and organisation, civilisation cannot exist and that there is a beast in everyone, it is just a question if it can be controlled….

William Blake Anthlogy

Explain how Blake uses imagery, form and language in these poems, and what their content reveals about the times in which they were written and Blake’s beliefs. Songs of Innocence…

What Drives Macbeth to Kill Duncan The King?

The play ‘Macbeth’ gives the audience plenty of opportunities to consider the reasons for the main character Macbeth deciding to kill Duncan the king. In this essay I will consider…

William Golding – Prose Fiction

Jack opened his eyes carefully, trying to adjust to the glimmers of bright light shining through the white curtains. He looked around the pallid spacious bedroom and checked the time…

Why it may be claimed that morality and religion are linked

Outline the reasons why it may be claimed that morality and religion are linked. Examine and comment on the reasons given for suggesting they are not linked in this way….

What is utilitarianism

Introduction To complete this essay the following areas need to be looked at: – 1) What is utilitarianism 2) The advantages of utilitarianism 3) The disadvantages of utilitarianism 4) How…

Which is more immoral, homosexuality or society’s attitude towards it?

Historically, homosexuals have been discriminated against, scapegoated and often even feared. The orientation has been labeled as immoral and unnatural, and the sexual practice considered contrary to God’s intent and…

Without real freedom there would be no ethical decisions to make

“Without real freedom there would be no ethical decisions to make,” Discuss. In making ethical decisions you are exercising an ability to make moral judgements and take moral responsibility. How…

What is meant by Moral Relativism?

Moral relativism is an approach to ethics. It is the belief that morality does not relate to any absolute standards of right or wrong, but things such as circumstances and…

What Are the Causes and Effects of a Religion Splitting Into Divisions or Sects?

Introduction: In this project I intend to learn about how two main Jewish groups, Hasidism and the Reform, began and developed into a modern day sect of Judaism. I will…

We Are All Basically Physical Beings

This statement, “We are all basically physical beings” puts the point across that everybody has just a body and no non-physical aspect. This also shows that our body can be…

What are the Principles of Natural Law?

Natural Law is defined as “any attempt to cement the moral and legal order with the nature of the cosmos and or the nature of human beings.” That is to…

We Are Free to Make Ethical Decisions

In this essay I aim to assess whether or not we are to make ethical decisions or if we have are predetermined and so therefore are not morally responsible for…

What is Meant by Meta Ethics?

Meta ethics helps to establish what constitutes good or bad moral or ethical behaviour. It examines what we mean when we talk about things that are good, bad, right, wrong,…

What is the Torah and Why is it Important To Jews?

The Torah is the holy book of the Jews. It is part of the Tenak and has five books, this is known as the Pentateuh. The Torah is seen, by…

What are The Opportunities and Constraints of Living in and Exploiting, Cold Environments?

Cold environments provide only minimal opportunities for its inhabitants, offering them little else other than the ability to live sustainably off the land through the herding of Caribou/Reindeer. Now, even…

Will Big Business Save The Earth?

Business sector has always been the key contributors to the environmental problems we all face nowadays. According to the United Nation Environment Programme, the environmental damage contributed by the world’s…

Why Does Climate Change Present Potential Dangers for the African Continent?

From the risk of malaria to desertification to the debt crisis, Africa suffers potential danger from not only social elements, but economic and environmental factors too. This makes it a…

Wilderness Areas, the Challenges Always Outweigh the Opportunities

Wilderness is an area of land or region, which is in a natural state with minimal human impacts. Severe conditions affect how easily it is to develop the area: this…

Water Conflicts

Water = Fundamental human need. 🙁 Demand supply doesn’t match! Potential for local and international conflict is Future water supply is in doubt due to unsustainable use and climate change….

Wind is an Important Agent of Deposition and Transportation

No deserts are completely rainless although parts of the Libyan and Chilean deserts approach complete aridity. In such places erosion is extremely slow, although occasional showers can have sudden catastrophic…

What Was the Impact of Building Harlow New Town on Canon’s Brook?

There are likely to be many effects of building a town on a brook. We can see that the most probable responses would be that more water flows into the…

Water Flows Faster and is Deeper on the Outside Edge of a Meander Curve

The purpose of this study is to decide whether the hypothesis ‘water flows faster and is deeper on the outside edge of a meander curve’ is true or not. To…

What Hazards Affect the Philippines?

The Philippines are commonly regarded as a disaster prone country. It is located near S. East China and North of Indonesia. It accounts for 7100 islands and it has an…

Why Did So Many People Die in The Kobe Earthquake?

Japan is situated in North East Asia between the Sea of Japan and the North Pacific Sea and has a population of 125,688,711 (1997) and a total area of 377,815…

Why Did so Many People Die in the Kobe Earthquake?

As a class we have been asked to investigate “Why did so many people die in the Kobe earthquake?” In this project I will be covering: 1.Where, when and why…

Where is Mount St Helens?

Mount St Helens is located in the Cascade Mountains in the North-West of the USA. For over one hundered and twenty years the volcano lay sleeping until 18th May 1980,…

Why Some Hazards Have Resulted In More Loss Of Life Than Others

A hazardous event can incorporate many different Physical and Human disasters however for this specific essay I will be concentrating on Physical events only although it should not be forgotten…

What are Natural Hazards

A natural hazard is a very difficult term to define, and there are many different theories on the subject. However they all stem from the same basic ideas, firstly that…

Why Either The Environmental or The Economic Effects of Hazards Vary Spatially

The economic effects of a hazard include its effects on the wealth, industry and employment of a country. I am structuring this essay so three different hazards will be explored…

What are the Physical Processes that Cause Geomorphic Hazards?

The relationship between people and the terrain in which the live on, off and around has been closely co-dependent for thousands of years. In this essay I am aiming to…

Why do Some Countries Cope Better in Dealing With Disasters than Others?

Countries like Tokyo, Hawaii, Monserrat, Mexico, San Francisco; countries in South America and villages around Mt. Etna have to cope with earthquakes and volcanoes. Some countries do not cope better…

What Causes Climatic Differences Around the Tropics?

The Hadley Cell as shown below demonstrates how the three different climate types around the tropics are created from the high and low pressure in the area. On either side…

Why did Nietzsche decide on the title Beyond Good and Evil?

Nietzsche’s ‘Beyond Good and Evil’ has for many years been an enigma to all but the most dedicated readers and philosophers. It’s small wonder, then, that the title is equally…

Ways the Coast Is Affected By Erosion, Deposition and Transportation From the Sea

The aim of this coursework is to find out the ways the coast is affected by erosion, deposition and transportation from the sea. The hypothesis that we are looking at…

Why Is There Coastal Erosion At Dunwich?

This question is asking for the reasons as to why the coastal erosion at Dunwich takes place. I have already shown that there is coastal erosion in question one, and…

What Problems Did James 1 Incounter?

Economic The inadequacies of the financial system left behind by Elizabeth were to cause problems for both James 1 and Charles 1 and it was not until the end of…

Why Did the Revolutionaries of 1848 Achieve so Little in Germany?

In 1848, Europe experienced several revolutionary out brakes. These were mainly about issuing constitutions, and the increase of people’s involvement in running the country (I.E. More middle class representation in…

Why Did a Mass Civil Rights Movement Emerge in the Late 1950’s?

The importance of civil rights for Black Americans was at an all time high within in the late 1950s.Black Americans having been oppressed not only within in their rights of…

Was Rasputin to Blame for the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty?

The Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, abdicated from power in 1917 bringing to an end the 300 year old Romanov dynasty. This essay will be looking at the reasons for his…

Why did the Conservatives Remain in Power Between 1951 1964?

On Friday 26th October 1951, Clement Atlee, then liberal prime minister drove to Buckingham palace to tender his resignation. The reason for this? The conservatives had a clear majority over…

World War One Sources Question

The main aim of the Schlieffen Plan was to win a war over France so that Germany could become the most powerful country in Europe. However if, as the Germans…

Why was There a Sino-Soviet Split by the Late 1960s?

Whilst it is easy to conclude that the Sino-Soviet split was simply a culmination of events after 1953, it seems more plausible to assert that tensions between Russia and China…

When and Why Did the Cold War Start?

The cold war in its original form was a presumably mortal antagonism, arising in the wake of the Second World War, between two ‘rigidly hostile blocs’. One led by the…

Why Was Germany At The Centre of Cold War Tensions 1945 – 1961?

The Cold War was a war of tension that ran for the majority of 20th century and throughout this time Germany was at the centre of many of the key…

Why did the 1848 Revolutions Fail?

Even though there were numerous revolutions across Italy all of them failed, firstly at liberating from Austrian rule and secondly unifying Italy as a whole. There are many factors that…

Why it Was Possible For The Communists to Win the Civil War and Achieve Power in 1949

In the early twentieth century China had many problems and there was a battle between two ideologies which were communism, which is a way of running a country equally this…

Why Was Progress for Racial Equality so Slow in the Years 1945-1955?

Any progress for racial equality during the period of 1945-1955 faced a series of problems, both through the Government and legal means and the American public, slowing down and limiting…

Why did the Conservatives Suffer an Election Defeat in 1880?

The Conservatives lost the 1880 election for a combination of reasons linked both to their own mistakes and to the successes of the Liberal Party campaign. Disraeli’s government had a…

What Was The Impact Of World War I On America?

World War I, from 1914 to 1918, began as a local European war between Austria-Hungary and Serbia on July 28 1914; and was soon transformed into a European war against…

Was the War Measures Act necessary for the October Crisis?

There were many events leading to the October crisis, some may say that the decisions taken by the Front de Liberation du Quebec (FLQ) were rational, others not. But any…

Why Did Americans Fear Mass Immigration between 1890 & 1920?

There were three main causal factors for Americans to fear mass immigration: cultural differences, between newly arriving immigrants and the American population; economic tension due to the changes in people’s…

With What Success did Wolsey Pursue His Aims in Foreign Policy?

Wolsey became Henry VIII’s leading councillor in 1515 after he demonstrated his enormous ability and single-minded determination during the French campaign of 1513 – 1514. According to Scarisbrick it was…

Why Did Alexander II Introduce Reform?

Alexander II introduced reform for many reasons, the main being because of Russia’s overall industrial and economical backwardness. Alexander II wanted to improve the Russian empire as a whole, and…

What Caused The English Civil War?

This essay is about the English Civil War, and how it was caused. In June 1642, Civil War broke out. It is difficult to say exactly why Civil War broke…

Why Was Imperialism so Popular in Britain 1880-1902?

Following on from the ‘Scramble for Africa’ in the late 19th Century, Britain continued in its aim to expand her empire, through the process of imperialism, into the period of…

What Problems did Elizabeth I face at the Begining of Her Reign?

Elizabeth faced several problems at the beginning of her reign in 1558. These were all problems based on either who she was or how she should decide to run the…

Why did Napoleon lose the Battle of Waterloo?

The Battle of Waterloo, in June of 1815,was an important battle for Napoleon that would either make or break his career and would have a major affect on the state…

Why Did the Foreign Policy of Henry VIII Fail in the Years 1514-1525?

In source 4 we read that “[Henry] finally accepted the fact that royal finances could not support a repetition of the campaign of 1513” so he made peace with France….

Why did Some Americans Oppose the ‘New Deal’?

There were several reasons why some Americans opposed the ‘New Deal’ but it wasn’t only because these people were rich. Some Americans thought the ‘New Deal’ did too much but…

Who Was Responsible for the Start of the Cold War?

In many ways it can be argued that American aggression was responsible for the start of the Cold war although this is a claim much easier to make in hindsight….

Why Did Stalin Emerge as Leader of Soviet Russia?

Observing his revolutionary background and other personal factors, Stalin was indeed a weak contender for the leader of Soviet Russia and lacked a strong, admirable past that perhaps people such…

Was Stalin The Most Successful Ruler of Russia in the Period 1855-1956?

At first sight, it seems unlikely that Stalin was the most successful ruler of Russia in the whole of the 101 years, when taking into account the large amount of…

Why Traditional Seaside Resorts in Many MEDCs Have Declined in the Last 30 years

Over the past 30 years the state of many seaside resorts in the UK and other MEDCs has been in as tourist numbers in destinations drop, the income of an…

Was Hitler a Weak Dictator?

The Third Reich, for Hitler, was supposed to have lasted 1000 years minimum, but it only lasted 12 years and four months. Many historians blame this on an individual that’s…

What Were the Causes of the 1905 Revolution?

During the reign of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, the 1905 Revolution occurred. This revolution was the first ever in Russia and contradicted everything the Russian people were…

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