Essay on Mausolus Gaudy

How it was destroyed Suddenly, on 21 July, 356 BC, a man named, Herostratus, decided that he would like to be known forever. He had done something that nobody was supposed to do means for being famous in the world, he burned … Read more

Byzantine And Pantheon Essay

The Roman and Byzantine empires are widely regarded as two of the most powerful empires in human history. With large religious empires comes large extravagant architecture. The Pantheon, a temple created for the worship of the many Roman Gods was built by … Read more

Chiang Kai-Shek Generalissimo Analysis Essay

The long anticipated attack launched by the People’s Liberation Army, the military division of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), on January 6, 1949 was the start of a five month offensive that culminated in Chiang Kai-shek’s departure to Taiwan. After much self-reflection, … Read more

Essay about Clausewitz’s Theory Of War

Continuing relevance of Clausewitz in understanding nature and character of warfare in 21st century While many scholars attempted to theorize war in human history, only few were credited for constructing consistent theories on which people could base and further their understanding of … Read more

Seven Years War

What would the state of the free world be today if the alliance of the war of the Austrian Succession had not reversed in the Seven Years War? Would we speak French, still be New England, or perhaps New Spain? The fact … Read more

The Medieval Period: Age of Heroism & Faith

The Anglo-Saxon Conquest of A. D. 450 along with the Christian Invasion of 597 began the age of heroism; St. Augustine helped this along by arriving in Kent at this time and beginning the Anglo-Saxon conversion to Christianity. The next 1,085 years … Read more

Native Americans Essay

American Indian Wars There is perhaps a tendency to view the record of the military in terms of conflict, that may be why the U. S. Armys operational experience in the quarter century following the Civil War became known as the Indian … Read more

Mercantilism Helped To Shape The American Nation

In the Middle Ages, the definition of wealth was based on the amount of productive land. According to this definition, France was the wealthiest and therefore the most powerful of the European nations. During the sixteenth century the definition of wealth began … Read more

Pre-Civil War New Orleans

New Orleans is a city in southern Louisiana, located on the Mississippi River. Most of the city is situated on the east bank, between the river and Lake Pontchartrain to the north. Because it was built on a great turn of the … Read more

Eastern Europe – From 1970 to 1990

From 1970 to 1990, Eastern European nations realized they needed a change in their governments as well as economies. Politically, reformers and dissidents wanted to end party-state dictatorships and move towards a pluralist democracy. Economically, centrally planned economies were unsuccessful due to … Read more

The Roaring Twenties

Americans, in the years following the end of World War I found themselves in an era, where the people simply wished to detach themselves from the troubles of Europeans and the rest of the world. During the years of the Twenties, the … Read more

Was Columbus an Imperialist

On October 12, 1492, Admiral Colon landed on a tropical Caribbean island. Finding this island was purely accidental. Colon had originally set out to find a shorter route to China and instead discovered the New World. If the purpose of Colon’s voyage … Read more

The First and Second Reconstructions held out the great promise of rectifying racial injustices in America. The First Reconstruction, emerging out of the chaos of the Civil War had as its goals equality for Blacks in voting, politics, and use of public … Read more