However, like any good Hero, Beowulf over came and conquered Grendel. Beowulf celebrated with Hrothgar and his kingdom, but another obstacle was soon presented. The wrath of Grendel’s mother was going to be Beowulf’s hardest challenge to face. The fight with Grendel’s mother was extremely waring on Beowulf, but he came out with another victory. In addition, the conflict between Beowulf and Unferth could be considered an obstacle in this literary work.
On the other hand Hitler worshiped his mother and when she passed away in 1907, it was a very traumatic experience for him, which debatably led to many problems in his later life. Today we all know Adolf Hitler to be a powerful leader who discriminated against the Jews, but there were other things that people never knew about him. He never had a sense of belonging, after his parent’s death and after being the most authoritative man in Germany, he was finally in control. When the Great Depression began Hitler recognised this as a political opportunity. In 1932, Hitler competed against Von Hindenburg for presidency but came in second in both of the elections which resulted in Hitler being recognised as a strong force in German politics.
“He owed his lasting success not to superior ability in any of these areas over Nobunaga or Hideyoshi, but to personal longevity and judicious institutional borrowing” (history.com). The warring states period was a time of impatience and Tokugawa was patient. One wrong choice can lead to another. “He survived all his fearsome rivals by waiting for the right moment to seize power” (hanofharmony.com). When Akechi Mitsuhide overthrew Oda Nobunaga, everyone was fighting over the throne, and Ieyasu waited for the day to take it.
However, his actions, for better or worse, shaped the future of the land, which no English ruler had ever achieved. Some of the most brutal acts that helped build Cromwell’s bad reputation happened before he ruled as Lord Protector and yet left a mark, especially for the Irish, for many years to come. After the execution of the king, Ireland became the centre of the commonwealth’s enemies due to
The Roman, Persian, Egyptian, Mongol and the Ottoman Empires had left behind many artifacts that today our world can analyze and depict what the civilizations daily lives were like. These civilizations have done astonishing things that have shaped the world today, however, we have also learned from the mistakes that led to their demise. Many civilizations have come and gone through the dream of having a utopia, a perfect society. Civilizations have not been successful in prospering because they have not chosen the right location for their utopia or they were
In the beginning of the book, Hiram was a young boy about 7 years of age. He doesn’t understand why his father hates the south. Hiram also doesn’t understand why his father also doesn’t like how much time he is spending with his grandfather. For two years Hiram does everything with his grandfather and he doesn’t believe that to be a wrong way to spend his time. Hiram doesn’t understand that the way his grandpa runs his business might be wrong, “Work?
George Washington also acknowledge that he made mistakes himself and is far from a perfect individual but made clear to be open minded of criticism and corrections and to seek challenges by taking the easy routes in life. Washington’s Farewell Address is important part of our history and is taught up till this day to young American children in our schools and by Historians but few people understand the meaning and the importance behind the Farewell Letter. The Farewell Address the federal government, warnings against the party systems, the importance of religion and morality, warnings against forming a permanent foreign alliance, and a powerful military. George Washington has an overwhelming reputation by his military service, his position as our first president of the United States of America, and by leaving his position in office by leaving behind his Farewell Address to give present and future Americans insight on the history of our country and what it’s known for. It’s well encouraged to research what American history is about and how we can apply the Farewell Address into our life by living in peace, exercising our freedom of speech and choice or religions, along with respecting our governments and live in unity to achieve success.
Kafka was born into a middle-class family; his mother was well educated, and his father had a long history in business. Kafka, however, didn’t have the greatest relationship with his parents. His father had a terrible temper and didn’t approve of Kafka’s writing endeavors. He also put Kafka under tremendous pressure to continue the family business since he was the only son. Kafka’s childhood experience with an economically driven family dynamic was manifested in his novella The Metamorphosis.
They had to be ready for everything because if they were not ready this could be the end of his kingdom. A king’s second job had to be the most boring of them all but also the most important; this was maintaining and administering justice. The people came to the king to resolve almost everything like disputes between noblemen, appointing officials and presiding personally over major court cases. Think of kings like modern-day judges for the people in his kingdom. In fact, this job was so important that the king's role in administering justice medieval society that law and order began to fall apart whenever the king was away from his own land for a long period of time.
King Stephen was not in good health at the time, and suffered a strong depression when his eldest son, Eustace, died suddenly in 1153. Stephen wanted his son had been crowned before he died, but the Pope had rejected this idea. Matilde's son had become a good strategist, with a strong character. He had come to England with the intention to conquer. Then Stephen, tired of fighting, decided to sign the Treaty of Winchester in 1153, recognizing Henry as his successor on the throne.