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  • Spanish Armada Research Paper

    In 1588, off the coast of Grave-lines, France, Spain’s so-called “insuperable Armada” was defeated by the English soldiers under the command of Lord Charles Howard and Sir Francis Drake. Their main aim was to overthrow Queen Elizabeth1 of England and the Tudor establishment of Protestantism in England. After fighting for almost eight hours, a change in wind direction forced the Spanish to retreat from the battle and sailed toward the North Sea. The Spanish Armada had hoped to win the…

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  • How Did Alexander The Great Influence Western Civilization

    Alexander the Great was very important in Western Civilization, he conquered more land than any other king in this time. His reign as the King of Macedonia was important because he was able to lay down the foundations for the Hellenistic era. Alexander was the son of Phillip of Macedonia and king of Macedonia. His father, who had died wanted revenge on Persia and Alexander continued with his father’s plan to seek revenge against the Persians. Alexander on the other hand wanted total conquest,…

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  • Queen Elizabeth I: The Speech That Led To Victory

    The Speech That Led to Victory Ruler of England, Queen Elizabeth I, presented an inspiring speech before sending her troops off to battle against the men who served the King of Spain, King Philip II, in 1588. The battle was taking place in Tilbury and was occurring because both Queen Elizabeth I and King Philip II wanted the control over trade. To try and take that control, the Spanish were planning an attack on English soil. England expected the invasion and prior to the repel against them,…

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  • Alexander The Great Essay: The Journey Of Alexander The Great

    From what I’ve heard about Alexander the amazing story of how he is great. The journey he goes through and the danger and monstrosity. He made an army of hardened warriors and made formations known as phalanxes. He also made machines that destroy walls and other formations that were unstoppable. Alexander son of Macedonia was a powerful person who was invincible because of Artemis the goddess of child birth. Chose to stay with alexander rather that to protect her shrine. After years came…

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  • How Did Pericles Influence Society

    Pericles was born around 495 B.C and soon became one of the most influence people in ancient Greece. Pericles name in Greek means “Surrounded by Glory.” His father Xanthippus had been a military commander for Athens at the battle of Mycale in 479 B.C. During the “Golden Age” Pericles was a statesman, famous orator, and general in the Athenian army. Pericles was liked so much some people even called the time the “Age of Pericles.” Pericles influence on Athenian society was large and lasting.…

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  • Alexander The Great Essay: The Story Of Alexander The Great

    Alexander became a young king at the age of 20, and later known as Alexander the Great. His leadership, wit, strategic plans, and knowledge helped him succeed in ruling the people. The way he portrayed himself to people was critical to the publics eye. “When he felt it was necessary, Alexander could be brutal, and his show of force brought the Greek cities back into line. But Alexander also could be merciful, as Plutarch demonstrates in the story of Timoclea…Aleander was so taken by her bravery…

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  • John Philip Sousa Essay

    John Philip Sousa was an American composer of the late Romantic era. He is most known today for his role in the American military and for his patriotic marches. Being an American composer greatly influenced his musical style, I think, as his music is very nationalistic. John Philip Sousa was born in Washington D.C. on November 6th, 1854. His father, John Antonio Sousa, was Portuguese and his mother, Maria Elisabeth Trinkaus, was German. Sousa was the third of ten children. John Sousa began his…

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  • Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep Summary

    Asimov went so far as to say that "Modern science fiction is the only form of literature that constantly considers the nature of the changes that face us, the possible consequences, and the possible solutions.” Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick embodies the words of Asimov, tackling the societal understandings of what it means to be human. Although through his job as a bounty hunter Rick Deckard subscribes to the popular belief that the ability to feel empathy is what…

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  • Contextual Framework Of A Methodological Framework

    1.5. Methodological Framework The key concepts through which technology and culture are understood will be established and defined as part of a contextual foundation. This will be accomplished by examining both concepts through the idea of conceptual narratives (progress, convenience, determinism and control), and to take a closer look at the ways in which technology is integrated and embedded in our culture. Technology as a concept will be evaluated through applying the four phases of the…

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  • Alexander The Great Dbq

    Alexander: Fulfilling his Prophecy One Victory at a Time From when Alexander the Great was 18 years old, to when he died, he made many advancements militarily, culturally and in religion when he was in power. Alexander the Great was truly “great” because he had a sense of urgency to spread values and culture. He was a very clever leader in military and outside of military. Using his intelligence, he established more colonies for growth of Ancient Greece. Alexander was also a strong leader…

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