Wars of Scottish Independence

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  • Sir William Wallace: Wars Of Scottish Independence

    Sir William Wallace Sir William Wallace was a Scottish Knight during the Wars of Scottish Independence. One of the many battles he fought took place at Stirling Bridge, Stirling, Scotland. Our story begins on September 10 in the year 1297. William Wallace and the 3,000 Scottish freedom fighters arrived at River Fourth. That night the army set up camp and waited. When the English army of nearly 10,000 soldiers arrived, Wallace knew this was going to be a tough battle. Wallace and his men silently watched as the English knights and infantry trudged across the narrow bridge on the crisp early morning of September 11. Wallace and his men lingered above observing their every move. “About 2,000 troops have crossed the bridge.” said one…

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  • Gladiator Spartacus

    As we aggressively protect our freedom, we admire the rebels who have fought for it. Writers of history flatter these individuals in stories. Their admirable traits make them very susceptible to immortalisation through myth and legend. Two individuals who have been thus immortalised are Roman gladiator Spartacus and Scottish rebel William Wallace. They continue to inspire people to strive for freedom. As long as rebels survive in the public interest, such as through story, myth or symbolism,…

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  • Robert The Bruces Influence

    Throughout human civilization, few people have shaped the history of their country so much as Robert the Bruce of Scotland. From the time he became an adult until his death, he fought - both diplomatically and militarily - to maintain the independence of the Scottish people. As he himself famously said, “we fight not for glory, nor for wealth, nor honour but only and alone for freedom which no good man surrenders but with his life” (Innes, 2). Over the course of his nearly fifty-five years,…

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  • Similarities Between Tale Of Two Cities And Hobbes

    control. Locke concurred with Hobbes in characterizing the social contract yet he stood out from Hobbes on how it ought to be controlled. Locke couldn't help contradicting Hobbes that every one of the freedoms of society ought to be surrendered. Thomas Malthus (1766-1834) was an English priest and researcher who had contributed a considerable measure in political economy and demography. As per Malthus the populace becomes quicker than the development of the sustenance. On the off chance that…

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  • Ataturk Speech Analysis

    Ataturk’s Speech Beyond the Words Armenian Genocide, Greek Genocide, and Assyrian Genocide, all of these horrific acts lead to one geographical route “Asia Minor” or what is currently known as the Republic of Turkey. After abolishing the office of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet VI in 1922, the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey is announced with Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as its first president. Mustafa Kamal Ataturk is an army officer and the organizer of a militant independent nationalist movement…

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  • The Mexican Revolution Summary

    In 1808, Spain is taken over by Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon disposed of the existing monarchy and installed his brother, Joseph, as head of state. The resulting war against France and Britain lasted nearly to the Mexican Revolution as Napoleon’s government falls into disarray and the revolutionaries began to gain momentum. Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was a middle aged priest living in the parish of Dolores. Hidalgo was a Crillo by birth, and had a pro-Indian sentiment. He organized his…

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  • Peru's Journey To Independence

    1810 marked the beginning of the Spanish American Rebellions when nations in Latin America began to gain their independence from Spain. With the help of patriot rebels and a growing sense of nativism amongst the colonies, nations such as Mexico and Peru fought for independence. Mexico’s journey involved a large uprising of indigenous and mestizo populations that sparked the concept of nativism that led Mexico’s patriot armies to independence. Peru, on the other hand, avoided a large rebellion…

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  • Eugene Delacroix Analysis

    2223.44 Kelly Gamble March 28, 2016 Paper #2 Chapters 16-19 Eugene Delcroix Eugene Delacroix paints with the realism, the influence of his work comes from his greatest idol, Michelangelo. It can be seen in the lonely figures of the Massacres at Chios along with the “Greek Families Awaiting Death or Slavery”. The bodies are painted in a traditional style, their magnitudes close to real life but slightly romanticized. The theme of the painting is based on the real life event that had occurred two…

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  • Los Chinelos

    and give them a social rank. Peninsulares were Spaniards born in Spain; they usually had upper levels of government jobs. Criollos were Spaniards born in the Americas. Peninsulares and Criollos were frequently owned the best lands. Independence Day or Día de la Independencia is a Mexican holiday that also celebrates the “cry of independence” on September 16, 1810, which is considered to be the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. It follows from the day of El Grito de Dolores or the…

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  • Battle Of Sterling Bridge: Battle Analysi The Bridge

    The Battle of Stirling Bridge was fought in Stirling, Scotland in 1297. The battle was fought between an English army commanded by John de Warenne and a rebel Scottish army jointly commanded by Andrew Moray and William Wallace, near the beginning of the First War of Scottish Independence. The English army greatly outnumbered the Scottish and possessed superior equipment. However, the Scottish carried the day, due to superior use of terrain and tactics. Wallace and Moray devised a plan to…

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