Empire Essay Examples

Is Herodotus the father of History or the father of lies?

In Evaluating whether Herodotus was a Historian or an extremely charismatic storyteller, we must not look at Herodotus “The Histories” through a modern judgmental eye but rather through one of a person that should be fascinated that a man called himself an “inquirer” ,about a world that was filled with so much unknowns of which… View Article

Overseas empire

Suppression of the Muslim threat in North Africa was less successful though. The area was one of important economic and commercial advantage to Aragon and so seizure of large areas would have been of significance. Perhaps the key reason behind the policy though was the increasing Turkish influence in Naples and Sicily. Ferdinand’s failure came… View Article

Empire died after 1918

The dawn of the twentieth century marked the beginning of a new era for the Arab East in more senses than one. Throughout the nineteenth century, when European power dominated almost the entire world, all the countries of the Arab East were, at least formally, part of the Ottoman Empire. But at the turn of… View Article

Empire State Building

The Empire State building is one of the landmarks of New York. The overall design is very sleek and simple yet it managed to stand out from the other skyscrapers in the city. Its “low key Art deco style” combined with the “steel frame and steel claddings” have distinctly set it apart from the various… View Article

First Chinese Empire: Qin Dynasty

Qin Dynasty is considered to be the first organized Chinese Empire. They existed on the Eastern China from where they started to unify the China for the first time. Before this Empire, the China was divided into many small administrative parts with different tribes ruling different parts. This Empire started the tradition to rule the… View Article

1st Century Roman Empire and 21st Century

Roman Empire’s reach and power was at its zenith during the first century B. C. as it was affirmed by Augustus who formalized the indistinct and imprecise boundaries of the empire. According to some estimates, Roman Empire political domain was extended to an area of 4,200,000 km? during the first half of the first century… View Article

Mongols DBQ

Over time the Mongolian army has become synonymous with the term barbarian. The definition of barbaric is unsophisticated, primitive, and savagely cruel. These terms do not give the Mongols enough credit. I believe that they were not completely barbaric though they did have some brutal techniques. They were advanced strategists for their time period. The… View Article

The subject of The Open Door Policy

The subject of The Open Door Policy between America and China is a controversial issue. Advancments in The Open Door Policy between America and China can be linked to many areas. Until recently considered taboo amongst polite society, it is yet to receive proper recognition for laying the foundations of democracy. Often it is seen… View Article

French and Indian War

Many people came to the colonies looking for freedom to practice their beliefs unhindered, start a new life, or make economic gain. Both England and Great Britain wanted the land in the new world so they fought The Seven Years’ War, or the French and Indian War. During the war, Britain allowed the colonies to… View Article

Analysis Essay on Patrick Henry

“Give me Liberty or Give me Death” by Patrick Henry is an example of how a powerful persuasive speech can be delivered through a manipulative use of language and word choices. In the speech, Henry is attempting to convince the colonists to come together to go to war against Britain. As mentioned in the speech,… View Article

Brutus, Antonius, Cassius, and Caesar

It is 101 BC, the Roman Empire is at its zenith, and a man named Julius Caesar has the power of it within his grasp. Unwanted till now, he soon realizes the influence he now holds over so many lives. Perhaps he is naïve. However, if choosing who out of Marcus Brutus, Marcus Antonius, Cassius,… View Article

Amy Chua’s “Day of Empire”

Compare and contrast “Pax Romana”, “The Great Mongol Peace”, “Pax Britannica”, and “Pax Americana”. In studying Amy Chua’s “Day of Empire”, one finds a lot more similarities than differences shared among the great empires. Tolerance is a common theme that repeats itself over and over, and along with assimilation, unity, and acceptance, it is the… View Article

History-failure of Italian Revolutionaries

There were several factors affecting the failure of the Italian revolutionaries in the years 1820-49. Although the lack of popular support was a contributing factor, it is far less significant when compared to other aspects of the failure such as the intervention and military strength of Austria, the lack of unity between various revolutionary factions… View Article

Chapter 9 world history AP notes

Overall Summary (ablongman)- “In addition to the great civilizations of Asia and North Africa forming during the postclassical period, two related major civilizations formed in Europe. The Byzantine Empire, in western Asia and southeastern Europe, expanded into eastern Europe. The other was defined by the influence of Catholicism in western and central Europe. The Byzantine… View Article

Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant: Reflections on Imperialism

During the years (1823-1886) as British Empire had control over Burma, a British Indian Imperial Police named George Orwell wrote an outstanding essay/story through which he expressed the morality of British Imperialism and the hatred of the Burmese towards this Empire. The use of a certain type of language has made this story different from… View Article