Essays on History

Imperialism Is Natural and Normal
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The West impacted medieval Japan by bringing in new technology and trade. The West brought in guns and new religions. Missionaries and merchants traveled for two years to reach Japan. This made many merchants rich and brought in new materials. This helped the economy and changed the way Japanese Samurai fought. The Japanese were very interested in the Europeans because of their new technology such as guns. They were also intrigued because they had never seen a European before, they…...
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Effects of Imperialism and Colonialism
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Rwanda is a small country in east-central Africa. It was a country that faced genocide, about 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed by dominant Hutu forces in just 100 days. Rwanda was a country with many great ideas it had a strange way of culture and Religion. The country had different languages because of the fact that Belgium and Germany took over the small country which then showed Rwanda a new way of living including traditions, languages, culture, and…...
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The Significance of the Railway in Imperialism in Africa
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In 1815, George Stephenson, a self-educated Englishman, built the first steam powered train. Between 1830 and 1870, British entrepreneurs laid about 13,000 miles of railroads which linked industrial centers, coalfields, iron deposits, and port cities through the land and also carried some 322 million passengers as well as cargoes of raw materials and manufactured goods. Between 1860 and 1918, the making of the industrial society and the process of empire-building was in active across Afro-Eurasia. Railroads were a very important…...
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The White Man’s Burden
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Imperialism and race are some of the most prominent themes in the poems, as well as in Achebe’s novel. Kipling's poem was basically propaganda that supported the idea of Imperialism not only in America, but in other countries around the world. This topic heavily talks about race, which the other texts also cover. Johnson’s poem and Achebe’s novel take in the view of those being conquered. This allows us to see how the views were back in the late 1800s…...
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Cornell Notes and the Project of Imperialism
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In Umuofia, the customs and traditions were impacted by imperialism. It is well known that the British used indirect and direct control over countries during the colonial period. For example, indirect rule in Southeast Asia allowed ‘indigenous aristocracy’ to “maintain law and order and to collect taxes.” In this way, indigenous people maintained some of their culture without having British totally take over all aspects of the government. Specifically, in South Africa, in a place like Umuofia, the British forcefully…...
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Imperialism in Africa Is Good for British
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Country Nowadays Somalia, is a country that is located in the Horn of Africa [7]. It has quite long history, from the colonialism on. Somalia nowadays has 16 ethnic groups and the population is around 28-30 million. Out of 85% is Somalis and the rest is other 15 ethnic groups such as Madhiban. The majority of the ethnic groups in this country speak Somali language, which is the official language in Somalia. Their religion is mostly Islam, and there is…...
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Who Are the Nazi’s
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After World War I, Germany was in chaos. Germany had an uncertain future, with its poor economy, high unemployment rates, and an unstable political system. The aftermath of World War I left many army veterans frustrated with their losing the war. Some of these veterans joined a political organization, the German Workers’ Party, also known as DAP. One of these veterans was a man named Adolf Hitler. Originally, Hitler served in the German army, and his mission was spying on…...
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An Analysis of the Magna Carta Which Changed the Way Monarchs Ruled in Two Ways
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Over and Above topics The Magna Carta changed the way monarchs ruled in two ways. First, it limited the monarch's arbitrary power. Most of the clauses dealt specifically with King John and his abuses of power over the nobility. Under the Magna Carta, the king could not be above the law; he was subject to it. If the king wanted to impose extra taxes, beyond customary taxes, he would have to get approval from the kingdom about it first. The Magna…...
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A History of the Magna Carta in England
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The Magna Carta had the most evidence of traditional democratic ideals. It shows the 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 Magna Carta influenced the Constitution of the United States. The Declaration of Rights of Man gave the impression that the people had certain rights, but under circumstances, they may be denied. Both, the Magna Carta and…...
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A Detailed Outline for an Essay on the Signing of the Magna Carta in 1215
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Democracy is a concept that most countries nowadays highly value. However, the concept that the people get to decide how their countries are ruled has not always been there. If we look back in history at the way decisions concerning countries were made, we would discover a different system. A system where the king was appointed by God, and therefore was the one who made all the decisions. Thankfully, this system started to crack in 1215 when a new document…...
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The Need to Focus on Preservation and Restoration in the Archaeological Sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum
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Regarded as two of the most notable archaeological sites, Pompeii and Herculaneum have been the subject of informal and formal excavation. Their exposure to the elements has resulted in the need to focus on preservation and restoration, a task undertaken by a variety of archaeologists and curators. The changing methods have varied in effectiveness, and this can be seen through background knowledge as well as sources E, F, and G. Source E presents a preservation method introduced by archaeologist Giuseppe…...
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A Review of the Ancient Roman History in the Book Pompeii by Robert Harris
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I chose to read Pompeii by Robert Harris because of my interest in ancient Roman history. I am fairly familiar with most of the content covered in Pompeii, but it was still a compelling read because I find the insights into Roman life interesting, the fact that it was a fiction book also helped me enjoy it. Pompeii is essentially about a roman engineer, Marcus Attilius, who attempts to solve a problem with an aqueduct providing water for over 250,000…...
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A Research to Understand the General Population in Pompeii
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Pompeii Project: Porta Nola Necropolis Pompeii is no longer inhabited as it once was as a Roman town, but there is still plenty going on there. While approximately 2.5 million tourists visit Pompeii each year, quite a few archeologists also occupy the site, literally digging deeper for the truth about Pompeii. Recently in 2015, a project was initiated called the Pompeii Project: Porta Nola Necropolis. The articles and information for this project can be found on the British School at Rome's research…...
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Virtual Tours to Knossos, Acropolis, and Pompeii
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Virtual Tours Virtual tours enable audiences to view specific locations and reveal their key tourist attractions and locations to view. Often, individuals will visit virtual tours before booking their vacation because they allow them to get a better understanding of the area and all that there is to do there. This week, we will be exploring three websites offering virtual tours to Knossos, Acropolis, and Pompeii. Each of these specific sites all have the same purpose, however, by analyzing their…...
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Integrated Logistics for Agri Market Sector
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Integrated logistics for Agri market sector “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas” is a key theme of Inclusive development in the country. Agriculture stands at the fulcrum of transformation. India has 2/3rd of its rural population and around 45% of its workforce in agriculture and allied activities. India is the second-largest food producer in the world in terms of calorific value and the fourth-largest in terms of product value. India is also the world’s largest producer of milk, pulses, and jute. Despite…...
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Effects of Agricultural Economic Growth
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Development progress which has been experienced for long periods or so has always been assumed to begin from a ‘state of nanaturehere the bulk of the economy’s wealth is devoted to agriculture and industrial commodities to meet basic needs (David Ashton et al, 1999). In our global world economies that remain poor have failed to accomplish transformation in economic structure and have been not able to diversify away from agriculture to modern manufacturing. In Sub-Saharan Africa, which constitutes a core…...
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Consequences of the Green Revolution
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Introduction Mexico and India, are two different countries in two different hemispheres, yet they are both affected by the same homogenizing movement. The effects of the Green Revolution were experienced at the same level of detriment by countries in what’s considered the Global South. What claimed to be a relief program based on the “modernization” of their agricultural systems, resulted in massive loss of biodiversity and shifts in the structure of their economies. However, due to the resilient efforts of…...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Rostows Theory
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Rostow's theory is arguable the most successful outline that countries need to follow to become developed. The green revolution is a perfect outlet point to apply this plan of progress. Taking place mainly between the 1940s and 1960s the green revolution increased agricultural production worldwide and saved many people from starvation. Countries that were not as developed as the US leaned towards Rostow'sfive-step plan to provide for their countries and to grow economically. The green revolution was a great way…...
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The Issues of Pollution in America Today
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One of the biggest environmental threats facing human society falls under the ambiguous, umbrella term of pollution, which can take many forms, and the effects of which are highly variable. Pollution is an issue because it introduces materials to an ecosystem where they might be previously unavailable, or in much lower abundance, and the subject ecosystem usually lacks the necessary tools to handle these materials. These pollutants are often inorganic, and they can provide a physical or chemical threat to…...
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The Major Advances Witnessed During the Green Revolution
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The Green Revolution The Green Revolution refers to the technological advances in agriculture that changed the way farmers in this country managed their farms. These changes allowed farmers to grow and harvest more crops with less manpower. The increase in the amount of food produced allowed them to export crops to other countries. The increase in production also resulted in the price of food decreasing in this country. The main objective of this paper is to discuss the effects the…...
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Quebec City and History Of Canada
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Canada is the second largest country in the world, and the first is Russia, it occupies roughly two-fifths of the continent of North America (Encyclopedia Britannica). The first discovery of Canada was made by John Cabot in 1497. Canada became self-governed and a controlled operation in 1867, while they still held on to the British Crown. The British were soon removed from the Canadian government in 1982. On February 15, 1965 the new Canadian Flag would be raised over the…...
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West Of Quebec
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The housing seems to have been designed to match the existing nearby neighborhoods. As one travels east along 6th Avenue, from the Crestmore/Mayfair side into the Lowry area, there is a sign that says “Lowry” and then to the south, is the old Base Commander’s house. Behind that, there is a cluster of renovated Field and General Officer’s quarters that were sold to private owners, mixed in with newer homes and duplexes. As one travels east, on 6th Avenue, the…...
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Quebec Childhood Obesity Rate
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Childhood obesity, one of the most pressing and dangerous public health challenges of the century. A global issue that continues increasing at an alarming rate and why? because of the constant of exposure to various types of media(mainly advertising). Nowadays, children between the ages of 7 to 18 spend more time in front of a computer, a TV, tablet and, phone than any other activity in their lives other than sleeping and even when or if they aren't still ’glued’…...
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The People Of Quebec
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During the American Revolution, Jefferson states in the Declaration of Independence that the American Colonies should abandon King George the Third because of the king’s tyranny towards the colonies right to self-rule and neglect of the colonies needs. He starts off by saying “a long train of abuses and usurpations”. In the beginning of this quotation, it shows that Jefferson is explaining that the colonists should not overthrow their government for any minor reason. Nonetheless, those people are victims of…...
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A Novel that Took Me to The Roller Coaster of Emotions
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This novel took me on a roller coaster of emotions. I laughed at some parts and wanted to cry in others. This story hit very close to home for me because I lived through Hurricane Katrina, and I remember the devastation that that storm put New Orleans through. The characters that Herlong created felt so real, and I felt like I knew them in a sense through their dialogue. Lil T is my favorite character, and I think his character…...
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The Ancient Near East holds Mesopotamia
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Mesopotamia is the first place we talk about in our book. Two rivers flow through it, and those are the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Because of those rivers, farming was a really big part of the surrounding areas’ lives. Due to the common flooding of those rivers, inventions arose. Some of the inventions included reservoirs and irrigation systems. Those inventions are very much in use today. For example, a very large reservoir in today’s world is the Franklin D. Roosevelt…...
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History Timeline Project
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April 3, 1948- December 1951- The United States of America begins to help send aid to many western European   economies on April 3, 1948. The United States doesn’t want the weak European countries to turn to communism after world war two. $ 13 billion was raised, causing the restoration of industrial and agricultural production, a rise in the gross national product, economic stability, and the expansion of trade in European countries. May 14, 1948- July 1949- Jordan, Syria, Egypt, and…...
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Build a Wall to Keep the Race
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Last week I did a debate on a topic I did not agree with. This time I thought I'll do one about the side I agree with. The topic is why we shouldn't build Trump's wall. There's a lot of debate about whether it's a good idea or not. But I will debate why it is not. Trump wants to build a wall to keep immigrants out. But immigrants are already here, they already settled down. . He also says…...
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The Scientific Revolution That Had an Effect on Many Aspect of Life in Europe
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The scientific revolution was truly a tremendous turn in history. It had an effect on many aspects of life in Europe. Ideas about the outside natural world were questioned. In short the effect can be summed up in the idea that the perspective of the European as a human changed from being at the center of a very finite universe to being essentially a spec of dust in an infinite universe. Historians though have two varying ideas as to the…...
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The Major Changes That Happened During the Scientific Revolution in the 17th Century
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The scientific revolution, like most revolutions in manis way of looking at the world was rooted in the past. The scientific revolution manly took place in the seventeenth century, and it brought changes in humanityis view of itself, nature, and God. Newton had many ancestors. Greek philosophers were the first to develop science, and then they passed their scientific concepts on to their disciples, the Romans. Once scientific methods were known, not even the Middle Agels preference for religion over…...
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The Role of Scientific Revolution in the Enlightenment Period
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The Enlightenment was the perhaps the biggest and most intellectual movements of the eighteenth century. The achievements of the Scientific Revolution had revealed the ability of the human mind to penetrate the secrets of the physical universe. These breakthroughs that had happened during the Scientific Revolution paved that way for other thinkers that dealt with the affairs of human beings and human society. They criticized the existing institutions of absolute monarchy and established church and proposed a broad range of…...
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A History of Incas Empire in Peru
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Before the Spaniards founded the first Spanish city in Peru in 1532, there was an Empire called the Tawantinsuyu, which means "four parts together." The Incas built the Tawantinsuyu. The Incas were a culture from the highlands, or Andes, that conquered many different cultures all the way from Ecuador to Chile. All these people were different in culture, but not in race. The Tawantinsuyu worked, in a way, like the Roman Empire. The different cultural groups could live by their…...
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A Study on the Emperor Tamarin Monkey in Eastern Peru
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Amongst the trees in Eastern Peru is the incredible Emperor Tamarin Monkey, known to scientists as saguinus imperator. This species inhabits mostly lowlands in eastern Peru, northern Bolivia, and in western Brazil. In Brazil and Peru, the Tamarin is considered endangered or threatened, but most other places consider them indeterminate. Emperor Tamarins are New World Monkies, belonging to the Callitrichidae family. The Emperor Tamarin is omnivorous with a diet consisting primarily of fruits, vegetation, insects, and small vertebrates. They consume…...
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History of Western Civilization
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Herodotus and His Significance Herodotus was an ancient Greek traveler and thinker from the fifth century. Herodotus of Halicarnassus has earned the title, “Father of History,” a title bestowed to him by Roman politician and orator, Cicero. Herodotus is reputable for his book, The Histories, a book he wrote through embracing the methodology of Systematic investigation. Through this method, Herodotus collected historical material and arranged them systematically to formulate a historical narrative. Herodotus was a wide traveler who covered the…...
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Recognizing Japanese Ambition in Pearl Harbor
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Identifying Japanese ambitions of conquest is critical in understanding Pearl Harbor. Their faith instilled the belief that death was insufficient atonement for the debts they owned to Tenno. To remedy that, they believed in the participation of a divine mission to dominate all of Eastern Asia. However, the Japanese islands were severely lacking in raw materials and were highly dependent on foreign exports. Therefore South-East Asia becomes the perfect target for its immense natural resources, capable of making Japan self-sufficient…...
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“How to Read Literature as a Professor” by Thomas K. Foster
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Thomas C. Foster, the author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor begins his novel with an introduction. Foster recollects an experience in the classroom where professors and students read the same story, but the professor has a better understanding of what the author is trying to portray. Literature professors are more experienced with the language of reading and can pick up on patterns, the grammar of literature, and other aspects of a piece of literature. On the other…...
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The myth of Daedalus and Icarus
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From the epics of Gilgamesh to the annals of Thucydides and the poems of Ovid, there is always a great fall of some sort to demonstrate a moral or philosophical lesson. It is often a godly figure that falls from grace to compound the importance of the protagonists’ folly. The myths we are interested in analyzing are that of Gilgamesh’s fall from glory, and the quite literal fall of Icarus. The protagonists of the aforementioned myths ignored a key lesson…...
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A History of Practicing Human and Animal Sacrifices
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Human and animal sacrifices have been practiced since ancient times. Whether it be to Gods or kings, both human and animals were killed and sacrificed in honor of something. The 1tumi was used to decapitate and kill animals and humans for a religious sacrifice to the Sun gods as a thank you for the good harvest and ask for yet another one. Tumis were also used in burials of the elite members of the society such as the high priests.…...
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Emergence of Modern Science. Darwinian Revolution
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The understanding of the world was shaken up when Darwin proposed his ideas. Before that, scientists were able to classify and observe the differences in the things they saw, but they didn’t have an explanation. Scientists had all kinds of explanations as to why there were small differences, but no other explanation was more famous than Darwin’s theory of evolution. It was so revolutionary in that it had a wider effect than changing our understanding of biology. While Darwin’s ideas…...
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Properties People’s Understanding Of The World Around Them
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I believe we can all agree that the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment were extremely beneficial to human society as a whole. Without them, we probably wouldn’t have advanced a species or questioned the unknown. The 16th and 17th-century scientific revolutions changed the way educated people looked. It evolved from the emphasis of the Renaissance on the importance of people understanding the world around them and was Europe's key factor from a worldview that was primarily religious to one that…...
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Who Are the Nazi’s
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