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IMPERIAL ROME

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Imperial Rome More than a thousand years ago , most of the civilized world was ruled by Rome , and the Roman Empire ‘s reach extended over hundreds of countries and cultures . It was one of the greatest empires that ever existed in the world . Its influence reached as far as Britain , …

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American, French, and Russian Revolutions

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Philosophers such as Voltaire , Montesquieu , and Locke which trumpeted the revolutionary ideas of the French Revolution were also influential to the authors of the American Revolution . Karl Marx was Russia ‘s chief influence . These thinkers wrote about ideal states based on the injustice of the class system and the heavy concentration …

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History class essay

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

The Scientific Revolution 2006 The period of numerous important scientific discoveries and inventions which took place during the 1600 – 1700 years , and a new view of natural world as the result of these discoveries , is called the Scientific Revolution . It is connected , first of all , with principal achievements and …

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The Use of Power in Julius Caesar

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The Use of Power in Julius Caesar Shakespeare ‘s Julius Caesar is a play about a political killing . It is a tragedy of an assassin who is too honourable to succeed . It is a story about civil war , about revenge and regretted decisions . Julius Caesar is fundamentally about power – it …

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Makers of the Western Tradition 2

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Makers of the Western Tradition 2 1 ) Each overachieving vision or purpose a ) Napoleon : Emperor of the French Republic from 1804 to 1814- He conquered most of mainland Europe b ) Stalin : Autocratic ruler of the Soviet Union for nearly 50 years- He helped defeat nazi Germany in WW II Write …

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Book Report about Leo Africanus, by: Amin Maalouf

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AMIN MAALOUF , LEO AFRICANUS Amin Maalouf ‘s novel Leo Africanus , a fictionalized memoir by an actual sixteenth-century Muslim adventurer , is an often-interesting account of life during the turbulent end of the Middle Ages , told from the point of view of a man who survived his life ‘s ample turmoil and bridged …

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Explain the success of the authoritarian movement in Europe in the decades following world war I

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

The reasons of the success of the authoritarian movement in Europe in the decades following the World War I (based on Haffner ‘s Defying Hitler 2006 Haffner ‘s Defying Hitler , is a fragmentary memoir about the German scene between 1914 and 1933 . It provides a powerful , though fragmentary piece of political analysis …

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The Industrial Revolution

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

The Industrial Revolution : Response to Adam Smith ‘s An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776 Since the discourse refers to the end of the 18th century and tackles upon the issues of national market being regulated by mercantilistic legislation , it can be interpreted from the perspective of …

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Benito Mussolini

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Benito Mussolini 2006 Mussolini is considered to be the founding Father of Fascism , seizing power by a combination of terror and persuasion . He held Italy firmly in his grasp by crushing his enemies while still promising glory . Mussolini was able to successfully turn Italy into a dictatorship under a fascist regime because …

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biography-charles de gualle

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

(Hurstfield , 1986 During this period Franco-American relations were intense . de Gaulle opposed Anglo-American Invasion of North Africa and founded committee of National Liberation in 1943 (Charles de Gaulle , 2005 . de Gaulle opposed American international policy of alliances supposing that France should have its own nuclear weapon . The Franco-American relations were …

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