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    Back in the Regency period there was always wars and battles going on. With all of this fighting England's navy was understocked with men. Which meant that England had to resort to more unconventional methods of recruiting men one of the more well known methods was the “Press-Gangs” Press-Gangs would seize men off the street and offer them two options. The first option was that they could volunteer for the Navy and receive the usual volunteer benefits, or if they didn’t choose that, they would be forced into service with no payment or benefits. People were terrified of Press-Gangs and for good reasons too. They would find you in the street at night, beat you up, and throw you in a ship. You would have to work on the ship for months on end and your family would have no clue where you went. Other than the shrill thought that you had been impressed. Press-Gangs would look for men aged 18-55, with seafaring habits. Meaning that they knew what they were doing on a ship. Press-Gangs were not supposed to seize foreigners but that rule was easily forgotten because these gangs were supposed to get as many people as possible. They would roam around town searching for men to join the Navy. Join probably…

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    and Foster addresses this when he writes, “most works must engage with their own specific period in ways that can be called political...writers tend to be men and women who are interested in the world around them” (Foster 122). Topics of political issues authors write about, listed by Foster, include: power structures, relations among classes, issues of justice and rights, interactions between the sexes and among various racial and ethnic constituencies (Foster 122). In Pride and Prejudice by…

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    Musical performance is a matter of entertainment. Music in Regency England was specifically the social responsibility of women. During that time, women existed only to show their attributes in thee look of a husband. At parties women were expected to play the pianoforte, sing or dance for the enjoyment of the people at the party, and to show their musical talent to earn a man’s attention. At the beginning of their lives, especially those who were in higher classes, were taught all the different…

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    which bodes well with Fincher who usually differs with characters and plot structure. Lastly, he directed Gone Girl, another film about suburban “happiness” gone very wrong. All in all, I think he would “get” the idea and be behind the film. I chose New Regency Productions, a subsidiary of Regency Enterprises, as the production of 1996. I chose this company for a number of reasons. The first being that New Regency has produced a number of David Fincher films including, Fight Club and Gone…

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    From 1811 to 1820, George IV ruled over a time in Europe known as the Regency Era. Many historians believe this era to be a time of elegance, romance, and follies. The most important concept to appear in this era was etiquette. Etiquette was a necessity for men and women to thrive throughout their communities. It's how people earned the respect of peers and exhibited class. During the Regency Era, a woman named Jane Austen published Pride and Prejudice which became an instant success. In this…

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    In his text A mad, bad, and dangerous people Boyd Hilton documents the wars with Napoleonic France and how they impacted British society. He argues that Britain went to all-out war with France when it became apparent that Napoleon and Tsar Alexander of Russia formed an alliance at Tilsit, with the potential to overpower nations such as Denmark, Sweden, and Portugal . Moreover, without British intervention, Napoleon would attain more power than he already had in 1807. Hilton argues that there was…

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    Victorian era was also a time of great signification for the political system. When Victorian reign took place, the first prime minster is she appointed was Whig politician Viscount Melbourne although the Whigs had a great influence in the British politics during 1860s, they were still sidelined by the liberal party. Edward Smith Stanley of the Whig was the last prime minster who resigned in 1868 and after that politics of England was dominated by the liberals and conservative party. At a time…

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    Arguments over taxes in America caused protests because many Americans felt under-represented in British parliament and therefore did not believe they should have to pay a direct tax. Americans had no representation in parliament and had no right to vote in Britain and therefore no say in what was done…

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    Those that desired to separate were known as patriots. Those that hoped to maintain relations with Britain were known as loyalists. Loyalists believed that a strong and unified Britain was beneficial for everyone and that without Britain the colonies would be too weak to survive on their own. Additionally loyalists concluded that because they were British subjects that were obligated to obey British laws and pay British taxes. Loyalists were of the opinion that because the colonies were so far…

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    INTRODUCTION This particular task focuses in comparing and differentiating the style and function of the Pantheon and the Parthenon. As an introduction, in general, I wanted to gain an understanding go how architectural styles and the manner in which buildings’ characteristics and features are planned, designed, and constructed. Additionally, as I worked on this assignment I gained an understanding of role other elements of architectural style include play, such as the building materials,…

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