Essay on History

Antigone, Ismene and Sexism in Ancient Greece

In the tragedy Antigone by playwright Sophocles, the main protagonist Antigone and her sister Ismene are mourning the death of their brothers Eteocles and Polynices after a war for control of Thebes in Ancient Greece. The sisters are in a disagreement about the fate of Polynices’ corpse, as King Creon who took control after their […]

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Robert E Lee Narrative

Robert E. Lee, who was considered to be the greatest soldier fighting for the Confederate States of America, descended from a long line of famous heroes. Many of Lee’s ancestors played important roles in America’s history. His father was a Revolutionary War hero and a friend of George Washington. He was often referred to as […]

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Alexander the great

Alexander the Great is said to be one of the greatest conquerors of all time, and yet, his significance in battle showed up late in his life. His early years were spent in poverty, and as the years progressed, his dream of being a war hero grew dimmer and dimmer.Ironically, while he was later known […]

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The Colonialism: A Brief Review

Walker Connor’s article titled ‘Eco- or Ethno- nationalism?’ addresses an oft discussed issue, namely the impulse underlying ethnic conflict. Connor asserts that attributes such as race, language, religion, etc, which comprise an individual’s ethnic identity are at the heart of an ethnic conflict only so far as there is evidence of tangible discrepancy in these […]

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William Faulkner

William Faulkner was one of the most esteemed writers from the south. He wrote and published many novels, short stories and poems. All his writing s had an impact to the world and to the literary world as well. He left a mark with his writing. This paper seeks to study the themes and meanings […]

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Alexander The Great Narrative

Introduction Alexander III, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest military leaders in world history. He was born in Pella, Macedonia, then a Greek nation. The exact date of his birth is uncertain, but was probably either July 20 or 26, 356 B.C. Alexander was considered a child from his […]

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Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors

7315 Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors Aircraft mechanics maintain, repair and overhaul aircraft structures, mechanical and hydraulic systems. Aircraft inspectors inspect aircraft and aircraft systems following manufacture, modification, maintenance, repair or overhaul. Common Job Titles Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Aircraft Structures Technicians (AST) Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Avionics Maintenance Technicians (AvMT) Aviation Maintenance Inspector Aircraft […]

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The World Is Flat Of

Globalization is procedure of integrating. It is spread all through several Fieldss. such as political relations. civilization. economic system. engineering and the environment. Internationally. these Fieldss are traveling through a period of transition and development doing this universe to turn out to be homogeneous and level. Even states in the Third World are holding the […]

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The Reign of Terror

The guillotine was unforgiving and massacred people daily, any en who lived near the public guillotine could tell you it never stopped until the day the gave rent was overthrown. Maximize Robberies, a member of the Revolutionary Tribunal and the Committee of Public Safety. On 25 December 1 793, Robberies stated: ‘The goal of the […]

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Could the Treaty of Versailles Be Justified at the Time

The Treaty of Versailles was created to ensure a lasting peace, and to reward the victors of the war; however, was it justified? The Treaty of Versailles was a peace settlement designed by the Allied leaders, the ‘Big Three’- Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau of France, Prime Minister David Lloyd George of Britain and President Woodrow […]

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Impericalism and Colonialism

To think how the world we know today came to be is a sad and demoralizing but hopeful at the same time. It is sad to see how we arrived to our current state. Imperialism and colonialism were both heavy instruments used especially during the discovery of land in the western hemisphere of the world. […]

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Stethoscope disinfection

The problem could have been described better with more background information about the problem of intimidated stethoscopes, but the idea did make sense and the solution is convenient for practitioners to use. There was an abstract present that was structured and identified methods, results and conclusion of the study. The abstract contained enough information to […]

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Biography William Faulkner

Nobel Prize-winning American author. One of the most influential writers of the 20th century, his reputation is based on his novels, novellas and short stories. However, he was also a published poet and an occasional screenwriter. Most of Faulkner’s works are set in his native state of Mississippi, and he is considered one of the […]

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A Comparison of Walt Whitman and William Faulkner

A Comparison of Walt Whitman and William Faulkner Parting from established formalities, Walt Whitman and William Faulkner developed their own styles of writing, mixing cultural influences with contemporary ideas. Faulkner was strongly influenced by the southern culture while Whitman drew a powerful influence from transcendentalism. Each achieved great literary acclaim and success in their professional […]

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Nelson Mandela

Mandela is a native South African who was strong leader in the South African movement towards equal rights during the Apartheid era. His leadership was tested when he was sent to prison throughout most the protesting of the apartheid and equal rights movements. Towards the end of his political career Mandela was asked to give […]

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How appropriate is the description of Alexander II as the ‘Tsar liberator’

“With the possible exception of Nikita Khrushchev, no Russian ruler brought so much relief to so many people as did Alexander II, autocratic and conservative though he was. ” This quote from the historian Westwood shows the opinion he holds that Alex II was a ‘Tsar liberator’. This essay will examine Russia under Alexander’s rule […]

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“Barn Burning” by William Faulkner, and “Two Kinds”

The key to great literature is in the possession of the ability to create characters that the reader can relate with. By incorporating verisimilar struggles and keeping the interest level of the reader heightened until the end of the story, the author has the ability to produce endless pieces of great literature. There are few […]

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The Causes and Effects of the Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty, signed on June 28, 1919, to officially end World War I. This treaty required Germany to accept full responsibility for the war. It also forced Germany to pay reparations to various countries that were damaged by the war. Germany was also divided to be controlled by certain […]

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The Significance of the Frontier in American History

Put forth by historian Frederick Jackson Turner in his paper, “The Significance of the Frontier in American History,” his thesis asserted that the existence of a frontier and its settlement had shaped American character; given rise to individualism, independence, and self-confidence; and fostered the American spirit of invention and adaptation. Later historians, especially a group […]

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Ethos, Pathos, Logos- an American Slave

Usage of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in An American Slave How can ethos, pathos, and logos change a human’s perspective on an important event? The right balance of ethos, pathos, and logos would lead to a heartwarming story of any kind; an example would be Fredrick Douglass’ An American Slave. Douglass’ autobiography has shown a […]

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Across the Universe – Pop Culture/American History

Across the Universe, released September 2007, for the most part takes place in New York during the 1960’s and touches on the youth culture in America at the time. The movie revolves around many central characters all inspired by songs by The Beatles. Jude (“Hey Jude”), Max (“Maxwell Silver Hammer”), Lucy (“Lucy in the Sky […]

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