British Essays

Grace of God

The traditional social order is marked by the three estates it comprised off. The ruler who is supposed to be ‘by the Grace of God’ was absolute in his power. The first estate comprised of the clergy who were responsible for community well being by conducting prayers and sacred ceremonies. The next estate is the nobility who are in charge of protecting the country from foreign invasions. They also played an important role in government and in administration. The third…

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Empire on the Development of British

In 1715, Great Britain ended the War of the Spanish Succession as an emergent imperial power, with a new base at Gibraltar and her naval victory at Malaga. Over the next century, she became as a true world power. Her emergence as an intellectual and scientific power helped stimulate the growth of her empire, and in the empire in turn fostered the blossoming of the scientific and intellectual life in Britain. , England’s quest for colonies came late. In 1600,…

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Were Economic Factors Primarily Responsible for 19th Century British Imperialism_

“It was noted that Britain was small and had always been small. Its success and stature had been, it was argued, a result of its success in creating an empire…. Imperialism is the extension of sovereignty or control by one people or state over another. …Britain would need to provide these colonies with military and economic protections- and with tutelage. ” Seeley, John. The Expansion of England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971 Imperialism is also a form of business…

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British & Independence

Through this education, Douglass witnessed and later identified the hypocrisy that came from a country that fought the British for independence, yet was unwilling to extend that right to his own people as well as the hypocrisy that existed in Christianity in which the religion was used by slave owners, to justify the continuation of the institution. In this book, Douglass touches on a number of important subjects. This includes but is not confined to, Douglass’ view on friendship, power…

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Early Modern British Literature

The period of British cultural history which saw the brittle gaiety of the 1920s, the social consciousness of the 1930s, the world war followed by the welfare state of the 1940s and the chastened readjustments of the 1950s, is not easy to describe in general terms. The Second World War does not appear in retrospect to have been the cultural watershed that in some respects the First was. The increasing tempo of the reaction against Victorianism in the 1920s did…

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Maori and Swedes

Identity and its defining characteristics have long been the center of debates and arguments among social sciences, psychologists and among scholars who deals with cultural studies. As defined by Wren (2001), identities are narratives, not things. Like other narratives, identities are fashioned in discourse, and hence “in specific historical and institutional sites within specific discursive formations and practices, by specific pronounced strategies”. Woodward (2007) wrote that, “Identities are forged through the marking of difference”. When we speak of cultural identity,…

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Hero and Villain Churchill

On 30th November 1874 Winston Churchill was born. He was born into a wealthy family with his father, Lord Randolph Churchill, being a tory politician. Churchill attended the royal military collage where he embarked on an army career. However he perused politics and became a conservative member of parliament, which didn’t last long as he later changed to be part of the liberal democrats. Winston Churchill did a lot of changing between serving in the army and being in politics,…

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Impressment of British

Centuries of conflict in different places over different reasons and advocacies have bred the need for strategies in acquiring the necessary numbers for a fighting chance at battle. It is a simple concept: the more troops you have, the better chances of winning. The British for instance, adopted the Impressment system in the 17th century. Here, able-bodied men with seafaring experience aged 18 to 55 were forcibly pressed into service with the Admiralty. This system was far from perfect. Conflicts…

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What Was the Most Important Cause of World War

On Sunday 28th June, 1914, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife, were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, part of a Serbian Terrorist Group, called the Black Hand at Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovnia. This event and the tension between Europe was a trigger that set off declarations of war and resulted in World War 1. Tensions had been building up in Europe for decades through Nationalism, Imperialism, Militarism, and Alliances, and these tensions…

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How British Rule Was Bad for India

One way in which British Rule did not help India was that they had a detrimental effect on Indian Trade. India at the time was a key producer of cotton but when the British came into power they also brought cheaper cotton from Britain. This meant that many cotton factories were being forced out of business by cheaper cotton abroad. In a sense the British were deindustrialising India. If British Rule was really good for India, it would have tried…

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The Sun House

Maxwell Fry is an outstanding British Architech, who left bright and unforgettable heritage after him. He was the one who devoted his life to architecture and was considered to be modernist architect. The pieces of Fry’s architecture could be found all over Britain and this essay would represent the analysis of his first London Creations – the Sun House. As it was mentioned before the Sun House was the first among the modernist creation by Maxwell Fry appeared in London:…

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British Literature_

This lesson is a continuation of the study of British literature and will focus on literature from the Neoclassical Period to today. This lesson is only an overview of some of the authors and literary works produced in England during a particular period. There are many other authors that made important contributions to the literature of this time period. The periods of British Literature are: Classical Period (1200 BC to 455 AD) Medieval Period (455 AD to 1485) Renaissance and…

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Stakeholders Influencing the Purpose of Apple and British Heart Foundation

Task 2 is to describe the different stakeholders that influence the purpose of Apple and British Heart Foundation. A stakeholder is a person or group that has an investment, share, or interest in something, as a business or industry. This is not just limited to someone who has purchased stock in a company, which is a shareholder. Who are stakeholders for Apple? Customers want the business to produce quality products at reasonable price. You have different types of customers. There…

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British Government

Evaluate different methods of estimating the current extinction rate. Do you think that humans will induce a mass extinction on the same scale as the Big Five? Introduction: There is consensus in the scientific community that the current massive degradation of habitat and extinction of many of the Earth’s biota is unprecedented and is taking place on a catastrophically short timescale. Based on extinction rates estimated to be thousands of times the background rate, figures approaching 30% extermination of all…

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