History Essay Examples

Manipulates History

Richard III Manipulates the Court of York in the same way that Shakespeare Manipulates History. Discuss the links between the playwright and protagonist. Richard may be portrayed as an evil, vile, lying murderer but he actually has many aspects in common with the man who shaped him into this revolting state of mind, Shakespeare himself. Shakespeare’s… View Article

Richard III’s Character in the Play and History

Using Act 1 Scene 2 as a Starting Point, Discuss The Character of Richard III as Shakespeare Presents Him, and How the Play May Reflect a Tudor View of History. In Shakespeare’s ‘King Richard III,’ Richard is portrayed as an evil and manipulative man. This however may not have been his true self as the incidents… View Article

Civil Rights essay Assignment 1 Question 1

In the following essay I will highlight how far the Civil Rights Movement between 1950 and 1969 improved the position of African Americans in relation to Education, their social, political and economical position, with particular emphasis to both the successes and failures of the Civil Rights Movement. During the 1950’s the National association for the… View Article

Describe the effects of the Blitz on everyday life in Britain

At 4:56pm on 7 September 1940, the air raid sirens wailed as the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe launched a massive raid on London.Over 350 bombers flew across the Channel from airfields in France and dropped 300 tonnes of bombs all over Britain. This caused a lot of problems for the people of Britain. The… View Article

Did all Americans benefit from the boom in the 1920’s?

The USA had massive industries and had lots of natural recourses. The post First World War boom started for a number of different reasons particularly the rise of new industries and new methods of industrialisation. It led the world in new technologies. It developed technology such as automobiles, telephones, and electrical appliances. America sold to… View Article

Why were the major cities of Britain bombed by the Germans in 1940-41?

Hitler was currently bombing our RAF air fields and runways to disable the RAF. This would give Germany air superiority, and enable them to overpower Britain with ease. Hitler was close to disabling the RAF before he changed his mind and start to bomb the major British cities instead. The primary reason Hitler changed his… View Article

Why did Roosevelt win the election in 1932?

Around 600,000 people speculated because of the boom. American banks lent over Nine Billion Dollars for speculation in 1929. People kept buying shares and the prices went higher and higher until 3 September 1929 which was the last day of rising prices before the crash. People thought that prices would stop rising and therefore stopped… View Article

Bletchley Park Coursework

1.) What can you learn from Source A about the work of Bletchley Park? From reading through source A, the reader can analyse that the work done in Bletchley Park was kept extremely confidential, due to the fact that when it came to infiltrating enemy intelligence, organisations had a tendency to keep the knowledge within… View Article

Explain the new Features of the New Deal

In October 1929 the Wall Street stock market crashed in New York and panic selling of shares caused a wave of bankruptcies, destroying all confidence in businesses and investors. The great Depression led to 13 million people being unemployed. President Hoover, the government did nothing at all to help the Americans, he didn’t even think… View Article