Their experience of ruling over many nations during the past 100 years proved to come in handy. They had the best military in the world, their warriors all around prepared, disciplined, and encouraged, having high wages and the best equipment. The British naval force commanded the oceans. Funds were more effortlessly raised by the Empire than by the Continental Congress. Some of those were utilized to hire Hessian soldiers to battle the Americans.
The Byzantine Empire was a successful maritime-based civilization that connected Europe and Asia. There is much debate on whether the Byzantine Empire was a new empire or a continuation of the Roman Empire. Although the Byzantine Empire is made up of old parts of Eastern Rome, it was it’s own new civilization because of different religious beliefs, new advancements in technology, and a far superior economy to that of the Romans. The Byzantines valued Christianity and religious values much more than the Romans ever did. The Byzantine people valued their religious beliefs that it is said in document 2 that the God had more power than any living man.
However, King Louis is the best king we have and most likely will see in a long time! Unlike other kings who just want power and money, King Louis truly tries his hardest to do what's best for all his people. He has improved our government in multiple ways. Two of my favorite things are sending higher officials to check on the local officials and how he outlawed private wars. King Louis IX is an extraordinary King and I am positive he will a huge impact on
Some people think that President Reagan did more damage to this country than he did help it and other people think that he was one of the best presidents we have ever had. However, I think that he was successful in completing his economic goals and not only pleased the American people but did it in a way that he thought was best for this country. Reagan drastically reduced inflation from that of the Carter administration (Reagan Economy and Society Slide 7). Reagan was also successful in his goal of Raising the Gross Domestic Product. Over the course of his administration he raised the GDP thirty-four percent which is an incredible growth when compared to that of other presidents.
Culturally, he was seen as an icon and decorated general of the United States army, not just the president of the united states. What he did during the revolutionary war, from crossing the Delaware (twice, might I add), Smallpox Inoculation program to keeping the Military from complete and utter collapse prior to the decisive victory at Yorktown. Part 4: Around the same time, Ben Franklin was making massive moves, he was seen as a practical genius, engineer, and inventor. We all know the amazing things he did, and comparing him to George Washington many people would say Benjamin is better. Even if Ben is better, that doesn’t necessarily mean that he and George Washington aren’t on their own levels when it comes to what they did for this
Both Babylonian and Assyrian culture adopted living by “an eye for an eye”. At the time, the strongest people ruled over the meek and Hammurabi’s rule is the perfect example of such ideology. Whether Hammurabi was right or wrong in his method of ruling is opinion-based, but one thing is certain. His rule was very effective in setting a foundation of justice. Although many laws seem unfair and extremely bias to us today, the system of retribution and structured revenge became the basis of justice systems.
This means that the Mayan civilization was also very advanced. (Doc B) This genius thinking behind these buildings is what made the Mayans great. It is hard to imagine an average person today thinking outside of the box to create masterpieces like the Mayan buildings. The Mayan buildings still affect us today. In fact, some of the Mayan temples are still visited
The Age of Absolutism The Age of Absolutism was a period of prosperity in Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries. While at this time many countries had absolute rulers, these rulers were able to make a lot of progress in advancing their nations. These rulers are some of the greatest rulers these countries have ever had and helped lead to the prosperity of this era. During this time period, a majority of the rulers were absolute rulers, having absolute power over their country. King Louis XIV of France recommended absolute rule because he believed that the less people there are to exploit it.
Some of Ramses II best known achievements is his architectual work. The temples Ramesseum and Abu Simbel are some of his best known architectual achievents. Ramses II is also known for his military strength. He had led to many victories and had also regained territories they had lost, and made peace treaties with other empires. He is also remarkably known for the victory over the Battle of Kadesh, which led to the first treaty signed by Ramses II and Hattusili III.
This question, I have an answer for personally. It is based on the state of Unification. Success of our country has always been based on how unified we are as a people. The Revolutionary War was a HUGE success and we managed to fight off one of the strongest countries at the time. All of the US was tired of the British.