History Essays

Hiroshima 5
Hiroshima 5 When the atomic bomb went off over Hiroshima on Aug. 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a flash. To the American people who were weary from the long and brutal war, such a drastic measure seemed a necessary, even righteous way to end the madness that was World War II. However, the madness had just begun. That August morning was the day that heralded the dawn of the nuclear age, and with it came more than just the loss of lives. According to Archibald MacLeish...

Hiroshima 6
Hiroshima 6 In the book Hiroshima, John Hersey introduced Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a young woman who lived in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. On August 6, 1945, the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On that day, Miss Sasaki's life was forever changed. The adversities that Miss Sasaki faced brought changes to her life. Her parents had died in the bombing but her brother and sister survived. She had to take care of both of them by herself. She got a job as an attendant a...

Hiroshima, account of father k
Hiroshima, account of father k Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge The Atomic Account Father Kleinsorge was a German priest that was in Japan for a Jesuit magazine. Before the bomb was dropped, he was relaxing outside of his three-story mission house in his underwear. That day, alarms went of several times, but all were false. Father always would go outside and scan the sky that would have a single weather plane flying over at about the same time each day. Then for a while it was quiet. Peace d...

Hiroshima, the world is no lon
Hiroshima, the world is no lon Ideas of creating this first nuclear fusion reaction had been around for quite some time. Wanting to explore new levels of advancement in science technology were scientist all around the world, working to create, what was termed �Nuclear Fusion�. There had been a few attempts at making, if possible, the impossible dream come alive. The idea of splitting an atom, which contains neutrons, electrons, and protons, had been floating around in the scientists...

Historical Analysis On 1920s
Historical Analysis On 1920s "Wedding Band" by Alice Childress is a story of a love/hate interracial relationship between two lovers in the south. The play is set in South Carolina in 1918. "Wedding Band" truly captures the essence of the time and place in which the play was set in. That era (1915-1931) is one of the most significant in the history of this young nation. The decade of the 1920's is often characterized as a period of American prosperity and optimism. It was the "Roaring Twe...

Historical relations between t
Historical relations between t Historical Relations Between the Metis Nation & Canada The origin of the Metis Nation is rooted in the historical fabric of Canada. It was in the Canadian Northwest that they evolved into a new and distinct Aboriginal Nation. The mixed-blood offspring of French fur traders from the North West Company or Scottish and English fur traders from the Hudson's Bay Company and Cree, Ojibway or Saulteaux women formed an ever-increasing proportion of the fur tr...

History 2
History 2 Question 3: Triangle trade brought slavery to America and helped Americans get important commodities it could not otherwise obtain. In the short term, triangle trade allowed farmers, fishermen, and other businesses to export their goods and make money, also allowing them to import goods that they needed from England. Triangle trade was necessary because of the British Navigation Acts, which restricted trade on certain items. Triangle trade also came about because sometim...

History Of Popular Culture
History Of Popular Culture 'What were the functions of popular festivals, etc. in Early Modern Europe? And why did the authorities, civil and ecclesiastical seek to control or suppress them?' In Early Modern Europe festivals were the setting for heroes and their stories, to be celebrated by the populace. They posed a change from their everyday life. In those days people lived in remembrance of one festival and in expectance of the next. Different kinds of festivals were celebrated ...

Hinduism
Hinduism Hinduism Introduction Hinduism was born in India around the year 1500 b.c. It is world wide spread and has millions of followers. The word Hindu is derived from the word sindhu, means Indu river in Sanskrit; but their own definition of their religion is "those who believe in the Vedas" or those who follow the teaching(dharma) of the four classes(varnas) and stages of life (ashrams). Hinduism is a religion that is clearly concerned with many aspects of life. Hinduism bas...

Hippie Culture
Hippie Culture The Hippie Culture Life in America has been molded by many factors including those of the hippie movement in the Sixties. With the development of new technology, a war against Communism, and an internal war against racial injustice, a change in America was sure to happen. As the children of the baby boom became young adults, they found far more discontent with the world around them. This lead to a subculture labeled as hippies, that as time went one merged into a mass society ...

Hiram ulysses grant
Hiram ulysses grant Hiram Ulysses Grant was born near Pleasant Point, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. His parents were Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant. Jesse Grant was the owner of a tannery. He was shy boy while growing up. At the age of one year he was taken to Georgetown where he was educated at local and boarding schools. He graduated 21st in a class of 39, from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843 where he had enrolled under the name of Ulysses Simpson Grant. He was as...

Hiroshema
Hiroshema HIROSHEMA War is an ever changing, advancing type of combat. From swords to guns, the weapons used are always developing and becoming much more powerful. Nuclear bombs are one of the most forceful weapons that exist today. On August 6, 1945, during World War II, the United States dropped an Atomic bomb on Hiroshima, a Japanese city and Military center. About 130,000 people were reported dead injured, or missing. Another 177,000 were left homeless. It was the first Atomic ...

Hiroshima 2
Hiroshima 2 Hiroshima The United States during the 1930�s was interest in making a weapon that was so powerful that it would be feared by the world. Then in 1939 a German-American physicist by the name of Albert Einstein sent a letter to then President Franklin D. Roosevelt about the his new discovery and to warn about it�s potential. The U.S. government establish a top secret plan called the Manhattan Project to develop the atomic bomb. By July 16, 1945 the U.S. government had tes...

Hiroshima 3
Hiroshima 3 Hiroshima To me one of the worst thing's man has ever done was to drop the atomic bomb over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagusaki. It killed so many innocent people and affected so many people. A lot of the children who lived through the bomb died of leukemia or another radiation related sickness. Many adults's who lived through it now suffer from nausea and different forms of cancer. The people who survived the bomb had to see some of the worst sights ever shown on earth. ...

Hiroshima 4
Hiroshima 4 The biggest and bloodiest war ever fought on the face of the earth, World War II, was coming to a deadly end. The allied forces were starting to run out of options and resources. The United States of America decided to unleash the most destructive force they had, the power of the atom. Many supporters of the Atomic Bomb say that even though it killed thousands in Japan, it saved millions more everywhere else. For the number of supporters of the bomb there were that many mor...

Herman melville
Herman melville Herman Melville: An anti- transcendentalist or not Melville, Herman (1819-91), American novelist, a major literary figure whose exploration of psychological and metaphysical themes foreshadowed 20th-century literary concerns but whose works remained in obscurity until the 1920s, when his genius was finally recognized. Melville was born August 1, 1819, in New York City, into a family that had declined in the world. �The Gansevoorts were solid, stable, eminent, prospero...

Hero as schinder
Hero as schinder Truly Hero If a hero is someone who risks their life for others, then Oskar Schindler is a truly a hero. He was a man of great integrity, virtue and valor during World War II and throughout his life. I've tried to express what kind of a life and person Oskar Schindler was, and I ask you to evaluate yourself and decide if you could take the kind of risks Oskar Schindler did. As you learn about a man full of flaws just like the rest of us, I know that you too will app...

Heros of the sixties counter c
Heros of the sixties counter c Michael Bowen-Artist Michael Bowen was instrumental in many of the key developments in the Haight-Ashbury. He helped Allan Cohen turn his dream of a �rainbow-colored newspaper� into reality, contributing art, obtaining funding, and even turning his apartment over to The Oracle for office use. Michael, along with the Oracle, organized the �Love Pageant Rally�, which was held to protest the outlawing of LSD on October 6, 1966. Surprised at the larger than...

Hieroglyphic writing
Hieroglyphic writing Right from the beginning the deciphering of the mysterious Egyptian writing fascinated everybody. In 1799 a certain Captain Bouchard of the French Army was supervising work on the fortifications of Fort St. Julian, situated a little more than four kilometers outside the town of Rosetta when hi workmen discovered a stone which was destined to achieve great fame in archaeological history. It was in fact the �Rosetta Stone� which led to the deciphering of the hieroglyph...

Hierogyphics
Hierogyphics HIEROGLYPHICS HIEROGLYPHS are pictures that were used to write the ancient Egyptian language. In the beginning hieroglyphic signs were used to keep records of the king's possessions. Scribes could easily make these records by drawing a picture of a cow or a boat followed by a number. But as the language became more complex more pictures were needed. Eventually the language consisted of more then 750 individual signs. AS in other languages, words in Egyptian w...

Higher love in the symposium a
Higher love in the symposium a Love as a Higher Form Love has always been a sensation that has both mystified and captured humanity. It is a unique emotion and, while it means something different to everybody, it remains to all a force that is, at its purest form, always one step above mankind. In love�s ability to exist differently from person to person, one can find love to be a conglomeration of different branches. It can be said that there are six such categories: Agape, a love ...

Hinduism and budism
Hinduism and budism Hinduism and Buddhism The idea of �religare� or binding oneself back to one�s religion is key to many religions. In Christianity, we bind our selves back to the truth unveiled through scripture, myths, tradition, and the church�s teachings. Hinduism, however has a much different interpretation of the idea of binding oneself back. There really is not a whom or what that I can put my finger on. We all came from one God and we must get back to God. But how can one go...

Henrietta edwards
Henrietta edwards HENRIETTA MUIR EDWARDS Born in Montreal on December 18, 1849, Henrietta Muir Edwards was one of Alberta's "Famous Five Women". She began her fight for woman's rights at her home in Montreal with her sister. Here she founded the Working Girls' Club, which offered meals, reading rooms and study classes, in 1875. Henrietta and her sister then published the periodical, known as the "Working Women of Canada". They paid the costs of publishing the...

Henrik ibsen a biography
Henrik ibsen a biography Henrik Ibsen was born at Skien in Norway on March 20, 1828. When he was eight, his father went bankrupt. This event made a deep impression upon him. After they went bankrupt, his family moved to a small farm north of the town where they lived in poverty. Henrik was forced to attend a small local school. He received a substandard education. In 1843, the family returned to town. Unfortunately they were still poor. Ibsen came from a very dysfunctional family. His domin...

Henry VIII
Henry VIII On June 28, 1941 Henry the VIII of England was born. This young man will form his own church. He will succeed to the throne in 1509. He will also marry six women! Something good will happen when he is king, he will unite England and Wales and will also do some bad things like executing people who would not follow his rules. In 1539, the Act of Supremacy declared Henry to be the head of the Church of England. King Henry the VIII of England had a good...