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    Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 in London, United Kingdom. She was born to George VI, which later died in 1952. Elizabeth then immediately ascended the throne in 1952, which starts her reign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. She married the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, and had Prince Charles, heir to the throne, in 1948. She is known for her longest serving monarchy in the history of Great Britain and for her service in World War II. Elizabeth has been the monarch of Great Britain for sixty four years, and throughout those years she has been trying to make her reign modern and sensitive to the changing public. At the start of World War II in 1939, Elizabeth and her sister, Princess Margaret, started to make…

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    Heritage Film Analysis

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    The film follows a young Englishwoman, Lucy Honeychurch, who is touring Italy with her cousin. While at a hotel in Florene, Lucy meets George Emerson, a charming free-spirited young man, who Lucy eventually develops an affection toward. However, once Lucy returns to England, she ponders settling down with a wealthy man by the name of Cecil Vyse. When the free-spirited George reappears in her life, Lucy must decide between him and Cecil. The audience can easily depict the Cook’s ‘heritage film’…

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    The film shows Bertie, who later becomes King George VI’s struggle through a problem he has. The film was released in 2010 and has won numerous Oscars such as, the best actor and best screenplay. The film begins in England 1925 in Wembley Stadium where the Duke of York Prince George VI’s struggle is first introduced to the crowd, where he struggles to overcome his problem. His wife is there to support him, in his struggle and to help him out. She meets many people, to try help him overcome his…

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    Prince Albert Stammering

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    England’s Prince Albert has difficulties with his speech. He has a speech impediment, which means he stutters while speaking. Prince Albert must take the throne yet with his stammering he is unable to communicate effectively. His country needs him to take the throne, but many worry. Prince Albert’s wife, Elizabeth, hires Lionel Logue a speech therapist. Lionel uses unconventional ways to cure Prince Albert of his stammering. This movie was exceptional. I have never seen it before and was…

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    After the death of his father, King George V, King Edward the VIII rules for less than a year, from January to December 1936 before abdicating his throne for his forbidden lover. On December 11, 1936, the King gives a radio broadcast, announcing his decision to abdicate his throne in order to avoid leading England into a constitutional crisis and leaves his brother the soon-to-be King George VI in his place. King Edward wishes to marry a two time divorcee, Wallis Simpson, and in doing so will…

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    for their babies and children” (p 61). Moreover, the author quotes a lot of diaries and letters for a better understanding of the subject. For instance, quoting The Declaration of Independence gives a better insight in rights demanded by the Americans: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” (p 116). On the other hand, this…

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    Sense,” throughout Paine’s arguments about the financial benefits that Great Britain received from the colonies, he states that just because they are protected, it doesn’t mean that Great Britain actually cares about the citizen’s wellbeing. Even though they had no stake in the welfare of colonist, Great Britain still protected the colonies, even if it was just as another piece of property they owned. Secondly, Paine argues that since America has relied on Great Britain so much from the…

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    prevent them from uniting. The Treaty of Utrecht ended the war in 1714. With the treaty, Philippe was recognized as King of Spain, but renounced his and his descendants claim to the French throne. Great Britain acquired the territories of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Gibraltar, Minorca, and parts of modern day Italy from Spain and France. The war forever changed the balance of power in Europe. It left Spain and the Dutch Empire weakened, while allowing Great Britain and France to emerge as…

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    The Declaration of Independence marked the end of the road to the revolution, and marked the beginning of the revolutionary movement in the United States of America. The Declaration of Independence is a document written by a founding father of the “United States of America”, Thomas Jefferson, and declared on July 4, 1776. This documented can be broken down into three pieces, in section one it has simple statements with a specific purpose, the second section included a list of grievances, and the…

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    eventually declare their independence from England and start their own country. Some of the more strict laws and restrictions set in place by the Empire, and parliament, to establish greater control over the colonies included heavy taxations on almost anything and everything, not allowing Westward expansion, and invasion of the colonist privacy with the mutiny act. England took many steps to try to control the colonist but would in the end be extremely unsuccessful. To this very day people in…

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