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    The Hundred Days Analysis

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    Describe The Hundred Days’ Reform and analyse in detail to what extent it succeeded and what its consequences were. “The greatest dangers lie in the allowing of ignorant persons to meddle and talk and argue amongst themselves upon subjects they know not of.” This statement, published in Emperor Guangxu’s second edict during the Hundred Days’ Reform period, ironically summarises one of the major failings of the reform period. Had the Emperor not been swept along by the pace of the reform, but rather realised the crippling incompetence and naivety of the reformers, perhaps the reform would not have been given a name to immortalise both is short-sightedness and short lifespan. The reform can be defined in two key ways; a) as an expression of…

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    The Great Powers In Europe

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    The time period between 1815 and 1914 was a time of uncertainty among the Great Powers in Europe. The center of the insecurity among the countries in Europe was the steady and fearful decline of the Ottoman empire. Due to this factor, conflicts among the Great Powers was caused by the fear of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire due to the fact that the fall of the Ottomans would unleash chaos upon Europe that has not been seen since the Napoleonic wars, and the since the establishment of the…

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    Jfk's Last Hundred Days

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    The question I will investigate is, ‘How did John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s actions impact the space race during his presidency (January 20, 1961-November 22, 1963)?’. I first explain and evaluate two sources: JFK’s Last Hundred Days, by Thurston Clarke, is a book detailing the last fourteen weeks of John F. Kennedy’s life. Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership, by Roger D. Launius & Howard E. McCurdy, is a book about the impact of presidential leadership on the space race. Both books…

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    Introduction After a long election season, the people of the United States experience the peaceful transition of power on Inauguration Day every four years. For the newly elected president, it is time to start working to turn the country around in a way they see as best suited. The first months of a new administration, commonly called the first hundred days, is crucial since it is a time President can utilize their new power to the fullest potential. Every President comes in on different terms:…

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    Lincoln Essay On of the most storied men throughout history has been that of the American hero Abraham Lincoln. He was present during the time of the civil war in America and I will go in depth discussing, “Lincolns Hundred Days” a book about the war and how each side felt during the time of the emancipation proclamation being announced to it being signed in. Slavery was not ended entirely by the war itself but rather by people being informed about politics and taking a stand for beliefs.…

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    After the negligent actions of Americans during the roaring twenties, the United States was left in ruins; the Wall Street Crash of 1929 left the nation in a financial crisis, which resulted in millions who were homeless, unemployed, and famished. Citizens desperately sought assistance from the government; nonetheless, President Hoover’s belief in laissez-faire demolished any hope. However, during the Election of 1932, Americans elected the leader they needed: President Franklin Delano…

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    As one of the leaders of Hundred Days reform, Kang thought change is not a new topic for china, as he wrote in his essay Kongzi gaizhi kao, “Chinese principles and institutions were all laid down by Confucius. He disciples received his teachings and transmitted them so that they were carried out in the country and used to change old custom” (De Bary 651). Rather than directly showing people something abstract, Kang slowed down the process which helped people to accept his idea. In this way, by…

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    Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope, Alter describes how FDR reinvigorated a country at a vital time. Alter tells how FDR overcame obstacle after obstacle, from being diagnosed with polio in 1921 to a near assassination attempt in 1933, to enliven and revitalize a nation that was in desperation. The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope is a nonfiction book in which the author tells the reader specifically how FDR helped the United States to…

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    Many battles have occurred during World War I that led to its result. There is a movement the Allied Powers made that made the Germans surrender decisively. The Hundred Days Offensive included many battles that led to Germany’s demise. The Hundred Days Offensive was a series of successful Allied battles that would eventually end World War I. The Hundred Days Offensive started with the Battle of Amiens in August 8, 1918. The Battle of Amiens was a huge success for the Allied Powers. The…

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    History is no stranger to unexpected outcomes, especially when it comes to wars and battles. One notable example is the battle of Agincourt. The battle was a part of the Hundred Years War, which took place in the year 1415. The two combatants were the French and English. Their force compositions were vastly different. According to Enguerrand de Monstrelet, a French chronicler, the French forces out numbered the English by 6 times (de Monstrelet 340). Despite the overwhelming odds, the…

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