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  • Reasons For The Failure Of The 1905 Revolution

    When considering what the main reason that the 1905 Revolution failed was, we must understand that there were many reasons that ultimately contributed to its failure. The armed forces remained loyal to the Tsar, ensuring that the rebels did not get out of hand. The revolutionaries had differing political opinions which meant that it was impossible for them to be united, making them easy targets to be wiped out. The October Manifesto seemed to be the solution that many of the revolutionaries were…

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  • Aphra Behn's Oroonoko: Symbolism And Abolitionism

    Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko is considered by many scholars as having pushed forward abolitionism, with Behn’s representation of the colonizers’ evil towards Oroonoko and other slaves. While reading Oroonoko, I found myself debating whether Behn is ultimately promoting anti slavery or pro slavery. Although at first glance it seems like an anti-slavery theme, I came to the conclusion that it cannot be completely placed under that category. In this essay, I will argue that Behn has no intention to…

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  • The Influence Of Emperors In The Roman Empire

    Many Emperors during the Roman Empire ruled with power. They used the military force to keep their subjects under control by instilling fear in the people. However, not every Roman Emperor ruled through power. Trajan, the emperor from 98-117, ruled through a combination of benevolent acts and decisive action. He used the power of the military to expand the borders of the empire and fix inflation, but he designed and promoted policies to improve the living conditions and job opportunities of the…

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  • The Causes Of India And The Revolt Of 1857

    white civilians like women and children without mercy. This led to the Kanpur massacre in June 27, 1857. The revolt ended the rule of the East India Company in 1858 and the Indian empire was taken over by the British Crown. So far the British almost collapsed and then they come back to life and took over the Indian Empire not caring about the women and children that were killed…

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  • Why Were Plebeians Important To Rome

    Why were plebeians so important to Rome? A Plebeian, is “(in ancient Rome) a Commoner”- Oxford Dictionary. The term evolved from referring not only to the local plebeians in ancient Rome but also generally, a commoner. In the context of ancient Rome however, the plebeians would break out of this definition and eventually become the commoners’ dream. To properly address this question, it is important to consider the timeline of plebeian importance in Rome, considering their transition of status…

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  • Pax Romana Essay

    The Roman Empire was at its highest peak during the reign of Augustus, in which he installed the idea of Pax Romana (meaning Roman peace) to bring peace, security, and civilized life to the Roman nation. However, even in the times of happiness and prosperity not all people welcomed the great Roman peace, as demonstrated by the troubles brewing in Egypt, Gaul, and Judea. As Rome began to falter under the economic, political, and military difficulties, many Romanized nations began to withdraw…

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  • The Inca Empire: The Characteristics Of The Incca Empire

    To define topography is by thinking about the arrangement of natural or artificial materials of an area. There is the geographic component as part of the definition, but for locations like the Inca Empire had a much deeper meaning. The topography of the Inca Empire was what formed the culture; therefore it discusses the way of life and adaption for the people. As the definition of topography is defined as the natural material and what is illustrated from the map, there is an important aspect to…

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  • Second Temple Essay

    The rebuilding of the Jews Second Temple inspired by God through Zerubbabel, Ezra and Nehemiah during the Persian period (as a consequence of the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonian empire), starting in 537 B.C. finishing with his destruction in A.D. 70; marked the beginning of Israel return after 70 years of exile to Jerusalem. Meanwhile, a few years before, the Israelites wandered through the wilderness for 40 years after being free from 400 years of slavery by God. He instructed…

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  • The Armenian Genocide: The Consequences Of The Armenian Genocide

    scholars as one of the first genocides of the modern era. The events that unfolded in the Ottoman Empire during World War I killed an estimated 1.5 million Armenians. These events were an extension of a persecution that extended from the 1500s and was an accumulation of massacres that started in the 1890s.The deaths also extended to the mass killings of Assyrians and Greeks whom resided in the Ottoman Empire. Despite these atrocities, the Ottoman Empire’s successor state of Turkey’s denial of…

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  • Julius Caesar To Break The Law Analysis

    A notorious Roman by the name of Julius Caesar once said, “If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.”(Caesar) That one spoken sentence alone can define this man’s actions in detail from his very first success, all the way to his downfall. Opinions have been thrown left and right; to and fro, as to wether or not it was justified for Caesar to bend Roman law. It is asked wether it was right or not for this legendary dictator to break the law, if it was for the…

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