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    King John Weak

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    ‘weak’ man. If he was weak, he wouldn't have been unfair to people (according to other sources). This means that parts of Shakespeare's play is definitely untrue and exaggerated. It cannot be used to judge what King John did and acted like during his reign because it isn't a real example of who King John was. They may have kept thinking he was not a good person because he was thought to be someone he wasn't…

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    serve any of these others or a knight might serve a king, but there was no direct level of power except between the vassal and his lord (the giver of property). Feudalism also changed the way England was ruled, the papacy and religious reform, and sparked the crusades. Feudalism was a custom of the Middle ages, it began after the collapse of the Roman Empire. It developed around the 8th century and reached it’s peak and began to decline in the…

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    Robin Hood Equality

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    In Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, the power of Robin Hood, who was called Robin of Locksley at the time, was presented by the power and equality that he provided to the men and women whom he engaged with. Unlike Robin Hood, the Sheriff of Nottingham was cruel and worked for his own good, and used the power granted to him to boost his own pockets with money and fortune. He ruled everyone around him by having a crew of corruption that followed his ranking with his cousin, the witch Mortianna, and…

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    John Smith created the work "Description of a New England" in order to encourage others to voyage to New England with enticing descriptions of the life and possibilities in the area. He idealized engaging in the population and development of the area by comparing the rise of New England to the "Monarchies of the Chaldeans, the Syrians, the Grecians, and Romans." He intended to imprint the idea of "innocent work" in exchange for reward and glory with the biblical example of Adam and Eve. He…

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    Review essay: The articles compared within this essay are John Hatcher’s ‘The Aftermath of the Black Death in England’ alongside James Westfall Thompson’s ‘The Aftermath of the Black Death and the Aftermath of the Great war’. Both articles discuss the economic impact of the Black Death, Hatcher’s focus is on England and the misconceptions of stability in England. With his main argument concerning whether the aftermath of the Black Death was truly a state of crisis and the inevitability of this…

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    Just as with Catholic schools at the time, the Irish in Britain were also segregated from the general British population through the establishment of Irish working-class ghettos. “John Foster has described the existence of ghettoized Irish communities and anti-Irish hostility as a significant factor in the assertion of political and industrial authority over the indigenous working-class in the mid-nineteenth century.” (Hickman, 17). Throughout the nineteenth century, the Irish in Britain were…

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    Imagine a group of wise leaders around an ancient table studying various historical documents from Medieval England all the way to the Age of Enlightenment. Once, all these documents came together these leaders and started to create the perfect government. These wise leaders are the American Founders who created the US Constitution.Throughout history the Age of Enlightenment influenced the American founders, meanwhile, the Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights both correlated to the idea of…

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    In the federalist paper NO. 5 the author the author John Jay makes claims that the states should have a strong Federal government and have the state's answer to the government. In response Scotland and England - a Case in Point was written by “An Observer”, in which they refute Jay’s points written in his paper. The federalist paper in question has the superior argument,by driving his points home, using prior knowledge to compare it to similar scenarios, relaying everything to the audience in…

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    The Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights The Magna Carta was written under the rule of King John of England in 1215. It was meant to establish that everyone was subject to the laws, including people of higher power. The treaty was between the King and the three great estates, which include the church, aristocracy, and merchants. There were 63 grievances that were included in this document. The English Bill of Rights was written in 1689 under the Parliament in England. It establishes the…

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    British General John Burgoyne received orders to isolate the New England colonies from the others. The British army began their campaign in the New England colonies during the summer of 1777. Burgoyne’s procedure to cut off the New England colonies involved his troops in Quebec traveling south to Albany, New York where he would meet Howe’s troops traveling north. While in route to Albany, Burgoyne captured American forts like Fort Ticonderoga. Meanwhile, General William Howe’s army traveled…

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