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    The Crimean War broke out in October 1853. The results and aftermath of the war changed the shape of the European map forever. However, there are varying accounts on what really caused this war to break out in the first place. Whether it was because Russia wanted to expand and the Western Powers defended themselves or an act of hostility by the Europeans towards the Russians. The Crimean War broke out in October of the year 1853. Russia fought against France, England and the Ottoman Empire. The war started in the Balkans and was fought all throughout the Crimea. For three years the war went back and forth but with more countries joining France, England and the Ottoman Empire the Russians asked for peace. The war was full of technological…

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    Florence Nightingale volunteered to take care of injured soldiers as a nurse during the Crimean War. She analysed the difficult conditions to help reorganise the service of nursing and the treatment of patients. Florence was born on May 21, 1820. She was raised in a wealthy family and her father educated her at home. She dreamt of working for others, mainly she wanted to become a nurse. Her parents did not agree with that, but despite her parents' disapproval, she continued and trained to be a…

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    The defeat the Crimean War impacted on Alexander II was massive, the humiliation and shock he felt in regards to the Russian military 's incapability and as truly a wake up to just what the government needed to do in order for Russia to both modernise and industrialise. The embarrassing loss in Crimea and the true nature of Russia 's backwardness genuinely portrayed just how crucial reform was, especially for Russia 's military. Alexander II was desperate to catch up to the west and regain…

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    The Crimean War has been considered by many to be a war of blunders and mistakes, even though many of them were preventable. Poor planning, communication, and insight led the Crimean War to go into the history books as an incompetent and unnecessary operation on both sides. ------------> The main cause of the war was because of Russia’s desire to extend their influence, specifically over the Ottoman Empire. From this stemmed two main disputes: first of all, Russia was granted protective…

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    The Crimean War occurred in 1853 when Russia invaded the Ottoman controlled areas of Moldavia and Wallachia. Then the Ottoman Empire alongside their allies, Great Britain, France and Sardinia, went to war against the Russian army and their quest to return the “Holy Land” of Israel back from the Ottoman Turks and return it to the Russian Orthodox. The French and the British were afraid of Russian expansion into Ottoman land, thus leading to their alliance with the Turks. Great Britain were truly…

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    change the way we think about the world. While the Crimean War had started in the fall of 1853, it was in March of 1854 that Britain and France joined in, turning a regional affair into an international headline. Notorious today for providing game show participants with a headache, the 19th century conflict gave the world a preview of the horrors that war would bring in the 20th century. When a loose coalition of Britain, France, and the Ottomans stood against the Russian giant, many predicted…

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    The Crimean war it was between France, Russia and Britain all of them were competing for influence in the Middle East especially with turkey. The cause for this war was due to religion the Russians wanted control of access to the religious holy sites which caused tension between catholic France and orthodox Russian. Then began the rioting of Bethlehem which was in 1853 a number of orthodox monks were killed during a fight against French monks. The general of Russia Tsar blamed the Turks for…

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    Fenton were among the first people to document wars in their respective area of expertise Russell was a journalist who communicated written war reports via telegraph back to Britain, while Fenton took photographs of the warzone, which were then sent back to Britain. The work of Roger Fenton can presented as realistic as his work was like a documentary because he was “telling it how it was” (source 4). This means that by using real pictures of real soldiers who were fighting in the Crimea,…

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    Florence Nightingale once said, “How very little can be done under the spirit of fear” (Nightingale). Nightingale’s empathy, courage, diligence, and natural rebellion against her mother led her to turn nursing as a vocation for women into a respectful and honorable job; she decreased the death rate in the Crimean War by two thirds and altered hospital protocols, including hygiene and cleanliness, thus changing medical history in ways we still use today (Editors). Florence Nightingale was born on…

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    Florence Nightingale pushed the government to make changes to better soldiers health in hospitals. Not only did she push for this reform during the Crimean War, but after too. Nightingale became well known for her work in helping sick and wounded soldiers in the war. How she essentially founded nursing and set an example for the rest of the years to follow. She spent her nights caring for soldiers, giving her the name “Lady with a Lamp.” Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy on the night of…

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