Economics of Seventeenth-Century New England

During the seventeenth-century, New England went through many social, religious and economic changes. In Salem Possessed, Boyer and Nissenbaum focused primarily on how Salem’s economy caused factionalism within the village. As a result, they neglected to examine the larger New England economy and the origins of its transformation. In order to fully understand the effects […]

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What do the tables show about housing in England

Table 1 provides information on housing stock by region and by type of dwelling across all the regions within England. It is immediately noticeable that with the exception of one area, the majority of people in England (83%) live in a house or a bungalow as oppose to a flat or maisonette (17%). Out of […]

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Sunderland City Council

Sunderland is a British seaside city which has a long history; it is also an important port city on the northeast of England. It nearby Newcastle and had population of 280,807 at the time of the 2001 census. (Wikipedia, 2010) Conferences are usually general sessions and face-to face groups with a high participation, primarily concerned […]

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Which historical event do you believe changed England the most

In this assignment, I will state which of the historical events I think changed England the most. I will write different reasons such as economic, religious or political for each event and then finally conclude on my decision. I will use evidence from different sources and carefully study the amount of impact the events had […]

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How important was the takeover of Kingship during the Medieval time-period

In order to gauge the strength of the Kings’ reign during the time period, it is firstly necessary to elucidate what is meant by a ‘strong succession’ and a ‘strong reign’. The former symbolises an effective reconstruction of ideologies from the previous reigns, whilst ensuring that support from society was maintained, primarily from the barons, […]

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The lands of the Kings of England be considered and empire in the period 1154-1204

The term “empire” being used for the lands of the Angevian kings all begins with a man named Henry, who became known as Henry II of England, when he was crowned king at the age of 21 in December 1154; by 1166, he had 6 territories to his name, all of which he had gained […]

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Local Responses to the English Reformation

Robert Whiting presented a brief historical background of the English Reformation. His historical background had generally two functions. First, it would serve as the focal point or framework of his main arguments. And, it would function as a sort of validating theme for future researches on the English Reformation. At first glance, his historical background […]

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Pre-Industrial Society

To begin with, the England of the 18th century seemed to consist of laborious and predominantly rural population. Judging from the census by Gregory King (1696), the country entered the age after the “Glorious Revolution” (1688) with a plenty of working arms to trade, plow, raise cattle and vegetables, build, spin and produce all various […]

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James I Growing Hostility

Before the years 1618, there were various factors which contributed towards the hostility of James I. These factors include his unpopular decisions, uneasy relations with parliament, matters of religion and finally the issue of his extravagant lifestyle in which he shared with his favourites in court at a time when England was already in a […]

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