In a time of such desperation who do you look to? As a citizen it 's the person that has sealed their life for the insurance of your safety and protection. Queen Elizabeth I exemplified such raw and passionate traits for her people in an address to her troops during a time of war. The queen 's speech was delivered as a way to show her trustworthiness in the ability of her troops to protect the civilians in the batter against the Spaniards, all the while persuading her people that she were as fit a queen as any king could be during a time when such a dominant ruler was needed. This speech would be one that would not only move the civilians so much so that they 'd put their fate in the hands of the queen and her troops, but also force that would will these troops to be brave and fight with the strength reign through.
She created a lasting legacy that people around the world continue to remember. Overcoming the problems with her family allowed her to become the strong, fearless lady that she was. Because of her skill and determination, she was able to reestablish the Protestant religion and defeat the Spanish Armada. Queen Elizabeth I was as tough as any man, and she proved to be when she ruled without the help of a husband. Elizabeth’s accomplishments before and during her reign are what make her a remarkable queen who will remembered for years to
The English Queen Elizabeth’s reign was full of challenges. Not only did she have to unify a religiously divided kingdom, but she also had to protect herself from the assassination attempts encouraged by the Pope. The Spanish Armada undertook such an attempt in 1588. She recruited an army full of people against her because she was a woman, she was illegitimate, she was protestant and she was not married. However, she needed them to protect her and her protestant realm.
During this time, Spain used brutal measures in stopping the rebellion, and various sensational newspapers in the United States showed this, leading to Americans developing sympathy for the Cuban rebels. The aim of this essay is discussing the Spanish-American War, looking at the causes of the war, the winner, as well as the consequences. The war began as Cuba struggled to gain its independence from Spain. Through this time, the U.S journalists published the brutal ways Spain used in fighting the Cubans. The U.S thus developed a growing interest in coming up with an intervention for saving the Cubans from the brutality of Spain.
Joan of Arc has achieved many accomplishments throughout her life like becoming the heroin for the Hundred Years War for the French with the help of God and her visions. She was told by a couple of Saints that she needed to help with the duty to get rid of France from the English. Although Joan was young, she was determined to achieve the callings that were given to her and abide by her God. She provided stability and support to the troops of the army which shaped them into becoming better soldiers. To this day, Joan of Arc is viewed as one of history's most noteworthy holy people and an image of French solidarity and patriotism.
Many doubted her abilities to rule Egypt, but with trial and error she still prevailed. Alliances played a major role in Cleopatra’s reign. Since she recruited many strong leaders to help her gain an upper hand to the throne, it gave her the power she needed to make her moves. During this period, dynasties were a major key to ruling in Egypt. Each ruler made great contributions and passed power from one generation to the next.
People never had the intention to criticize the knowledge of their acquaintances. Manners and etiquettes were at its truest meaning back then. The Victorian era had its own charm and it still manages to intrigue us. Etiquettes are a part and parcel of social life and should be followed. The Victorians were very proud of their ways of life and didn’t change for anyone.
One could argue that Shahrazad from The Thousand and One Nights should be considered a hero for many reasons. From the surface, Shahrazad is noble and wealthy because of her father’s position as advisor to the king, she is identifiable and human, she is selfless by working for the greater good of the community, and she is brave for sacrificing herself to try and end the King’s reign of terror. King Shahrayar would sleep with a new woman each night and order her to be killed the following day. This system was slowly depleting the town of young, available women. Shahrazad wanted to end this horrid cycle, so she devised a plan to tell the King a story every night, and she would leave the story off on a cliff hanger.
Her speech, “Freedom or Death,” outlines the necessity of her militant methodology. She defends her methods with an extensive use of metaphors and hypotheticals. She states that her explanations should not be necessary by pointing out the double standard between men and women. Her use of counterargument along with the aforementioned combine to strengthen and solidify her purpose to both inspire young American women and prove the effectiveness of her radical actions. In the year 1913, Emmeline Pankhurst went to Hartford, Connecticut to deliver a speech to American women, invigorating them to support the suffragettes’ cause in England.
Specifically, she must go to the King’s representative in the nearest large town, Vaucouleurs…” (Carroll 517). Joan of Arc’s voices would change the history of the Middle Ages and eventually make Joan of Arc a saint. Joan of Arc's ideas encouraged people to look at France as a country and not just a cluster of provinces; this was a start to nationalism. People started looking more to the King for leadership, and feudalism was destroyed. However, while she was a hero to the French, Joan of Arc was nothing but insurgent to the English.
This was through Elizabeth helping the Protestants in the Netherlands when they revolted against their Spanish overlords led by the Duke of Parma. She supplied many goods, money and later 12,000 men under the command of the Earl of Leicester. Philip II had many advantages of over throwing Elizabeth, creating calm within religion restoring the Catholic reign, as well as being able to destroy the Dutch Protestants. However, Elizabeth was able to overcome this threat from Philip II and prevent the Spanish Armada from succeeding. Elizabeth was able to create a better tactical navy.
Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine To become the Queen of France and then the Queen of England is not an easy task to complete, yet Queen Eleanor was able to. Eleanor of Aquitaine, who lived during the Middle Ages, was Duchess who obtained power at a young age. Her husbands were both kings and her children became very powerful leaders.Eleanor of Aquitaine was the Queen of France, but she got a divorce and married the King of England, becoming one of the most influential women of her time period, promoting courtly love, chivalry, and troubadours. The Middle Ages was a time that was greatly influenced by a feudalistic society, which led to the power struggle between England and France and the inequality between men and women. The idea of Feudalism,
Nonetheless, and in addition having a solid side, she additionally has a delicate and passionate times. Hester is an extremely honest individual since she is tolerating the discipline that she merits from the legislature for the wrongdoing she has made. In any case, now and again she is extremely cryptic, which shows why not one individual knows who assaulted
Hester clearly fits into Edward 's description of an ideal Puritan woman. In his essay, he writes, “Is most just and conscientious in all her actions; and you could not persuade her to do anything wrong or sinful.”(Edwards). As stated by Edwards, an ideal Puritan woman should be consistently selfless and kind, not just pretending to at certain times. Also, a kind spirit should not be easily influenced by surrounding negativity. Hester does indeed, possesses these two qualities.