- Term Papers, Book Reports, Research Papers and College Essays

History Other Essays

4,905 History Other Free Papers: 3,661 - 3,690

  • Terra Cotta Soldiers of the Qin Dynasty

    Terra Cotta Soldiers of the Qin Dynasty

    The Qin dynasty (also written as Ch'in) was brief, 221 B.C. - 206 B.C, but much was accomplished during this 15-year period. It was the first dynasty whose emperor ruled over a unified China, following his defeat of seven warring states. One currency and a single system of weights and

    Essay Length: 2,665 Words / 11 Pages
  • Territory


    During the 19th and 20th centuries, geography influenced many of the actions taken by the United States to expand its territory or to protect its national interests. The Louisiana Purchase, the claim of the Oregon Territory and the expansion to the Pacific is all important influences to the United States

    Essay Length: 685 Words / 3 Pages
  • Terrorism


    Terrorism: Cause and Responses June 14, 2005 Answer 1 Our world has been a victim of terrorism and terrorist acts since the civilized human life began on this planet. There have been radicals and extremists who have been unhappy about something or the other all along during the development of

    Essay Length: 3,590 Words / 15 Pages
  • Terry V. Ohio

    Terry V. Ohio

    Facts: In October on 1963, a Cleveland police office saw two men, John Terry and Richard Chilton standing on a street corner and appearing suspicious. One of them would walk past a certain store window, look around inside, and walk back to the other and talk for a short period

    Essay Length: 432 Words / 2 Pages
  • Tesco History

    Tesco History

    Tesco was founded by Jack Cohen, who served with the Royal Air Force during the First World War. After returning in 1919, 21 year old Jack invested 30 pounds of his reward for military service to buy surplus food stockpiles and he opened a little stall in East London. On

    Essay Length: 382 Words / 2 Pages
  • Test Preparation

    Test Preparation

    1. Between 1865 and 1897 the federal government was dominated by a. Third parties b. The democratic party c. The Republican party d. Tammany Hall 2. Immigrants in northern cities usually voted for a. Republican candidates b. Democratic candidates c. Third party candidates d. Radical candidates 3. All of the

    Essay Length: 345 Words / 2 Pages
  • Texas Slavery - Life as a Child Slave

    Texas Slavery - Life as a Child Slave

    Texas Slavery: Life as a Child Slave After the first generation of imported slaves began to get older the United States did not need to replenish the demand for slaves. In 1808 when the federal ban on imported slaves was passed the rape of slaves was motivated in order for

    Essay Length: 978 Words / 4 Pages
  • Texas Vs Johnson

    Texas Vs Johnson

    Texas vs. Johnson A very controversial court case in American history was Texas vs. Johnson (1984). In 1984, a man named Gregory Lee Johnson followed a group of anti Ð'- Reagan protesters to oppose the American exploitation of third world countries. This act of rebellion resulted in the burning of

    Essay Length: 729 Words / 3 Pages
  • Th Word Nigga and Who Is offensive Towards Blacks

    Th Word Nigga and Who Is offensive Towards Blacks

    The word “Nigga” and why it doesn’t offend me. From what I was taught this word “Nigga” came from way back in the day. You see that’s what a slave owner used to call us. But to me that is not a name like Susan and Joseph this word has

    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
  • Thailand


    The region known today as Thailand has been inhabited by humans since the paleolithic period (about 500,000 - 10,000 years ago). Prior to the fall of the Khmer Empire in the 13th century, various states thrived there, such as the various Tai, Mon, Khmer and Malay kingdoms, as seen through

    Essay Length: 575 Words / 3 Pages
  • That Others May Live - Motto of an Air Force Special Operations Team

    That Others May Live - Motto of an Air Force Special Operations Team

    "That Others May Live," is the motto of an Air Force Special Operations team whose primary mission is to recover personnel. Search and rescue is a fundamental military operation in both peacetime and war. The Air Force has organized a group of trained professionals whose service dates back to World

    Essay Length: 743 Words / 3 Pages
  • The "sovereign" Iraqi Monarchy and British Colonialism

    The "sovereign" Iraqi Monarchy and British Colonialism

    The "Sovereign" Iraqi Monarchy and British Colonialism In 1932, the League of Nations admitted Iraq as a sovereign state fully aware that British influence continued in Iraqi political, economic and military areas through a new 25-year treaty. Britain's aim was for indirect control of Iraq through advisors, military bases and

    Essay Length: 989 Words / 4 Pages
  • The 13th Amendment

    The 13th Amendment

    In 1865 a new amendment was passed, becoming the thirteenth amendment to The Constitution. This amendment pertained to slavery and making it illegal to own slaves. This amendment was passed by Abraham Lincoln while he was in office. The thirteenth amendment was one of three very important ones passed after

    Essay Length: 570 Words / 3 Pages
  • The 1820 Missouri Compromise

    The 1820 Missouri Compromise

    The 1820 Missouri Compromise Slavery and the Civil War By Stephen Waters Research Task- Describe the role of the 1820 Missouri Compromise in the campaign against slavery! The 1820 Missouri Compromise played a large role in the campaign against slavery. In 1819 Missouri became a statehood and congress considered framing

    Essay Length: 1,144 Words / 5 Pages
  • The 1850s

    The 1850s

    The decade of 1850 was a time of crisis and controversy. The expansion of slavery into new territories became a major issue. Southerners fought to assert their rights, while many northerners wished to prevent the expansion of slave labors into new states. This issue increasingly divided the north and south.

    Essay Length: 629 Words / 3 Pages
  • The 1905 Revolution

    The 1905 Revolution

    Asses the reasons for the tsars survival of the 1905 revolution The 1905 revolution was a time of great unrest among the Russian people. Revolutionary groups were beginning to emerge and become an significant threat to the Tsar. The Tsar had been the leader in Russia for many generations however

    Essay Length: 343 Words / 2 Pages
  • The 1911 Chinese Revolution

    The 1911 Chinese Revolution

    The 1911 Chinese Revolution (Xin Hai Revolution) Asia 2270 Yu Tao (100283477) The 1911 Revolution kicked out the Qing dynasty and broke the barriers to different developments in China. However, the 1911 Revolution has only provided a framework of a republic and made changes in some particular aspects related to

    Essay Length: 1,279 Words / 6 Pages
  • The 1960's: Who Had National Control?

    The 1960's: Who Had National Control?

    The 1960's: Who had National Control? The United States of America is a democracy; therefore it is governed, ruled, and controlled by the people. The everlasting question, however, tends to be which people? During the beginning years of this country, only white property owning men could vote. And generations later,

    Essay Length: 1,784 Words / 8 Pages
  • The 3 Branches of Government

    The 3 Branches of Government

    The 3 Branches of Government The constitution was established by men who had experienced the dictatorships of Europe and had escaped from its grasp. They sought to establish a form of government that would never allow a dictatorship or tyrant ruler to hold power over the people like in the

    Essay Length: 1,523 Words / 7 Pages
  • The 3rd International Competition

    The 3rd International Competition

    The 3rd International Competition, one of the main events at the World Ceramic Biennale, aims not only to discover newly emerging artists with potential power but also to foster and support their creativity. Prestigious ceramic specialists from every continent have screened the entries of ceramic artists from more than 60

    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
  • The 60's and Mushrooms

    The 60's and Mushrooms

    The Sixties were a time of great turmoil in America. The assassinations of the Kennedy brothers, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam, drugs, sex, and rock and roll mixed together to give it a lasting impression on America, and the world. Throughout all of this, the counterculture emerged. This group of youth

    Essay Length: 2,784 Words / 12 Pages
  • The Abolition of Man

    The Abolition of Man

    The Abolition of Man Do inanimate objects have objective goodness or badness? How about works of art? In The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis touches on the subject of inanimate objects, whether if they can have objective goodness or badness. C.S. Lewis uses a quote from the writers Gaius and

    Essay Length: 314 Words / 2 Pages
  • The Adaptaion Theory

    The Adaptaion Theory

    "Theory of Adaptation" The weather just these past few days has swung from hot to cold and back to hot again. Like a psychic information operator, the changing weather subconsciously helps influence or dictates the kinds of clothes we wear whether we like it or not. It's in man's very

    Essay Length: 1,105 Words / 5 Pages
  • The Advantages of Farming over Hunting and Gathering (7 Gr.Lv.)

    The Advantages of Farming over Hunting and Gathering (7 Gr.Lv.)

    Even thought farming is harder than hunting and gathering, there are many advantages in farming. Farmers can produce more food then hunters and gatherers can gather. Farming lets people have a steady food supply all year long. Farmers usually have surplus, so they can have bigger families then the hunters

    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
  • The Adventures of Odysseus

    The Adventures of Odysseus

    THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS CHAPTER 1 THE TROJAN WAR Odysseus was the king of Ithaca, a Greek island. He had a wife, Penelope, and a son, Telemachus. Someone came to ask Odysseus to fight in the Trojan War. Odysseus did not want to leave his new wife and baby son.

    Essay Length: 841 Words / 4 Pages
  • The African American Mosaic

    The African American Mosaic

    This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections. Covering the nearly 500 years of the black

    Essay Length: 399 Words / 2 Pages
  • The Age of Exploration

    The Age of Exploration

    The desire to explore the unknown has been a driving force in human history since the dawn of time. From the earliest documented accounts, ancient civilizations have explored the world around them. Early adventures were motivated by religious beliefs, a desire for conquest, the need for trade, and an unsatisfying

    Essay Length: 1,083 Words / 5 Pages
  • The Age of Reformation

    The Age of Reformation

    The Age of Reformation The Age of Reformation - religious revolution in Western Europe in the 16th cent. Beginning as a reform movement within the Roman Catholic Church, the Reformation ultimately led to freedom of dissent. The preparation for the movement was long and there had been earlier calls for

    Essay Length: 1,208 Words / 5 Pages
  • The Agony and the Ecstacy

    The Agony and the Ecstacy

    Michelangelo enters the palace and shares his quarters with Bertoldo. The opulence and grandeur of the palace makes him wonder in awe. He feels awkward in the presence of its inmates. However, Lorenzo and Contessina make him feel at home. Bertoldo unfolds the magic of the marble to him. He

    Essay Length: 937 Words / 4 Pages
  • The Ainu Language Endangerment

    The Ainu Language Endangerment

    Ngan Hua The Ainu Language Endangerment The Ainu, one of the indigenous groups in the world, first landed in Hokkaido, Japan, and the southern part of Sakhalin islands 16,500 years ago. They are considered as “the direct descendants of prehistoric Japanese hunter-gatherers” (Choongwon 2016). However, due to many factors, these

    Essay Length: 2,239 Words / 9 Pages
Advanced Search