- The Fourth Crusade
By the year 1198, Europe had already completed three holy wars to accomplish their goal of recapturing Jerusalem. A new Pope, Innocence the third had been elected who called for a crusade to attempt to resolve the conflict between the Western Rulers by uniting them in a religious cause. Few responded to the Popes appeal until 1202, when there were enough recruits to begin the crusade. The original goal, to retake Jerusalem (like all the crusades), was changed due to intrigues within the Byzantin...
- The Beatles' Impact on America
The impact of the Beatles in America was not only a musical revolution, but created a phenomenal social and cultural change. Although the Beatles were British, their image was guided by American values. “Compared to Britain, America was modern, romantic, and sexy, - and so were the Beatles.”₁ The Beatles stepped on American soil on February 7th, 1964. They set the musical and popular culture agenda for the next decade. America would never be the same again. “The Beatles buoyant melodies, ...
In the United States, the growth of the Mexican immigrants that is from Mexico has one of the largest Hispanic groups. Because of the growth of Mexican American population the United States government instructed that all schools in the United States create bilingual programs (late 1960’s). Nowadays, there has been various issues concerning in regards to the evolution of the Spanish and English language difficulties in education. Some supposed that it is acceptable to educate children their for...
- “…AND HEAVENLY FREEDOM SPREAD HER GOLDEN RAY”: The Revolutionary War Poetry of PHILLIS WHEATLEY PETERS.
An engraving (here subsequently and in our time
tinted) of Wheatley-Peters, believed to be by fellow
African-American (and Bostonian) Scipio Moorhead,
and that appeared in the 1773 edition of her verse.
“…AND HEAVENLY FREEDOM SPREAD HER GOLDEN RAY”:
The Revolutionary War Poetry of PHILLIS WHEATLEY PETERS.
The girl who was to become Phillis Wheatley Peters1 first arrived at 7 years old on a slave ship
from Africa, and was purchased at a Boson slave auction by Susannah Wheatley, wife of ...
- the edmund fitzgerald
JAHS Investigates: The Edmund Fitzgerald Shipwreck
For most people, all they know about the Edmund Fitzgerald is what they hear in the hit 1976 song by Gordon Lightfoot."...And all that remains is the faces and the names, of the wives and the sons and the daughters” the song explains. While that may be all that people know, it is certainly is not all that there is to be told. The Edmund Fitzgerald shipwreck is one of the country's greatest mysteries that has never been cracked. Through examin...
- hinduism and christianity
Beliefs shared or not shared
Hinduism and Buddhism are two of the world’s greatest and most influential religions. Both of these religions arose in south Asia, and thus stem form a similar philosophy and culture. While contrasting greatly with the monotheistic religions of the west. Hinduism and Buddhism also contrast greatly with each other. Although similar in respect to general philosophy, Hinduism and Buddhism differ greatly on matters of social structure. The two religions also contrast be...
Collective security is a term proposed by the League of Nations in Article 11 of its covenant stating that that “Any war or threat of war…affecting any members of the League or not, is hereby declared a matter of concern to the whole League” essentially linking all countries together in the outbreak of war. The failure of this notion of collective security played a major role in the demise of the League of Nations and in turn the outbreak of war in Europe as countries could act in their own self...
- My Father's Personal Experience With Diabetes
In introducing the effects of diabetes in my father’s life, it’s necessary to elaborate on the origin of diabetes and on what, exactly, is diabetes.
Diabetes earned its title, “Sweet Urine Disease”, by a Chinese doctor, and at another time diabetes was given the phrase, “ siphoning off sweet water”, by a doctor in Greece back in 1675. It goes without mentioning the years passed, since this disease had been detected. These terms were coined, as such, due to the sugar (glucose), that the human bo...
- Evaluation of Akhenaten
Akhenaten certainly had both influence and impact on New Kingdom Egypt. But his influence as Pharaoh was inherited and the impact he had on his time was hardly positive. The “religious revolution” was hardly his own achievement, his apparent withdrawal from politics left Egypt’s hold on her Imperial colonies non-existential, and his succesors’ restoration programs are tell-tale signs of the negative impact Akhenaten had on his time. He failed to achieve the principle of Ma’at for his people.
- communism, facism, and nazism
Even though the Communism, Fascism and Nazism seemed like potential political systems to begin with, each eventually proved to fail. These three types of government systems that intended to make life better for the people. Fascism and Nazism planned to improve life for the people through expanding the power of the government. That way, the government could supposedly provide for the people of their nation. Communism thought that people could have better lives if there wasn’t a class system. As t...
Welfare was established to help people in need. This includes helping people who are unemployed, have a low income, or other people who require assistance. Most of these money resources come from the government agency or other programs. The intention of these programs is to benefit low income people, especially children. This temporary assistance for needy families was created to boost family income levels. Those who use the system until income is favorable I would call the “deserving poor”. We...
- Cold War
First, an event that brought on an escalation to the cold war was the McCarthy Trials. When there are numerous claims of indecent communism taking place within the government, the general public is bound to be weary and more paranoid about Communism and anything related including the Soviet Union. The government is looked upon as an institution that should be stable in all aspects and support the U.S.A. and the population themselves. Next, the Cuban Missile Crisis was an event that escalated the...
- the three goals that lead to WWI
Subject: Three Goals that lead to World War l Nationalism, Imperialism, and The Arms Race.
The first Goal that leads to World War l was Nationalism. At the settlement of the
Congress of Vienna in 1815, the principle of nationalism was ignored in favor of preserving the peace.
Germany and Italy were left as divided states, but strong nationalist movements and revolutions led to
the unification of Italy in 1861 and that of Germany in 1871. Another result of the Franco-Prussian W...
The basis of the League, also called the Covenant, was written into the Treaty of Versailles and other peace treaties and provided for an assembly, a council, and a secretariat. Because the peace treaties had created the League of Nations, the League was bound to uphold their principles. but however, it became noticed that some of the terms of the treaties were harsh and unjust and needed changing. This undermined the league. Woodrow Wilson hoped however, by including it in the treaties that t...
A land of golden beaches and stunning mountain landscapes, those change with the seasons, but are always bathed in the warm sun. An ancient land, features in the writings of Homer and in the Old Testament. I will share with you Lebanon’s foundations, beauties, and diversities along with a few interesting facts I came across.
Lebanon is a democratic republic with a parliamentary system of government. The president is elected for a term of 6 years. His name is Michel Sleiman. The Prime ...