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    Although centuries have passed between the time of the Restoration theatre with King Charles II and present day with Silvio Burlosconi, the Prime Minister or Italy, the treatment of women in the theatre and other performance arts has remained relatively similar. As there began being female actresses on stage during the Restoration theatre, a major part of their appeal to the audience was the use of “breeches roles,” which would highlight the outline of a woman’s body in a very provocative way for the time (Wilson and Goldfarb 244). Even into modern times, people still look towards the stage to have women expose their bodies in erotic ways, such as with belly dancing in clothes that barely cover the more intimate body parts. Both…

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    Introduction William Penn greatly explored the ‘New World’ of Pennsylvania, encountered the people of his new land, and exchanged peace, hope, equal rights, and brotherly love with the newcomers to his “Holy Experiment.” Before he did this though, he did many things back in the European countries. He had many failures but soon was successful in his own ways. Penn got his huge area of the ‘New World’ because King Charles II was in debt to Penn’s recently deceased father. To repay this debt, King…

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    Tuesday saw the greatest destruction. The fire storm fanned by easterly gale force winds, jumped fire breaks and continued onward to the west. It destroyed the Dukes command post at Temple Bar and destroyed the luxury shopping street of Cheapside. The greatest loss on this day was St. Pauls Cathedral. Most people thought the churches thick stone walls and the natural fire break of an empty surrounding plaza would protect it from the fire. However the church was undergoing restoration by…

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    Above and Below the Law The Tyrannicide Brief, by Geoffrey Robertson is nothing short of compelling. The audience is guided through the legal process, which lead to Charles I’s execution. Robertson’s assiduity in research is highly visible in The Tyrannicide Brief. Readers are not only presented with facts, but taken on a journey that is more than exceptional. Robertson manages to combine law, politics, and social history in one story. Robertson thoroughly brings to life the story of John Cooke.…

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    imperative geopolitical blunder France had succumbed to, as Habsburg encirclement had absolutely entrenched his aspiration for further French advancement. Nonetheless, with the impending demise of the inept Charles II, his objective would become for his grandson, Philip of Anjou (Philip V), to profit from Habsburg loss. Correspondingly, any method of a French venture to the throne of Spain would be presumed as an act of aggression by the Habsburg Monarchy, thus instantaneously prompting a…

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    2016 We Have Always Lived in the Castle We have always lived in the castle is the most influential novel, which Shirley Jackson ever wrote; it was published in 1962, three years earlier before her dead. She is known as one of the greatest Southern Gothic writer. In most of her gothic writing, she always shows the protagonist’s mind and darkness side of the story. Charles is the gothic “intruder” or hunter in…

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    Economics is a very important factor in our country and it all began through mass production of tobacco and new ideas. Tobacco growth in New England in the early 1600s is what constructed our economy from the start. It’s rapid growth fulfilled by John Rolfe in 1612 led to mass production. This was refined in Jamestown, which is a New England colony discovered in 1607 by the London Company. The London Company was a joint-stock corporation charged with the settlement of Virginia, which was…

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    King Charles I

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    INTRODUCTION Charles II was a king of England, Scotland, and Ireland whose restoration to the throne in 1660, marked the end of republican rule in England. He was asked by Parliament to rule England after the death of Oliver Cromwell. Charles was known for his cavorting lifestyle and feuds with Parliament. Early Life Charles was born May 29, 1630. He is the second son of Charles I and Henrietta Marie of France. In 1642, civil war broke out between Parliament and Charles I over his claim of…

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    Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685)[c] was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Charles II's father, Charles I, was executed at Whitehall on 30 January 1649, at the climax of the English Civil War. Although the Parliament of Scotland proclaimed Charles II King on 5 February 1649, England entered the period known as the English Interregnum or the English Commonwealth, and the country was a de facto republic, led by Oliver Cromwell. Cromwell defeated Charles II…

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    Charles II (1630-1685) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland between 1660 and 1685. He was the son of the executed king Charles I. Charles I lost the second civil war, between the ‘royals’ and the long parliament. The leader of the parliament, in the civil war, was Oliver Cromwell. So, he came in power short after the execution of Charles the I. Cromwell dismantled the pulicchurch and he chose a strict and sober new course. For example, theathers were forbidden and adultery was punishable by…

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