Though the Madrid revolt was ruthlessly stopped by the French, it had become a spark for rebellions all around Spain. As the French soon found out, the Spaniards had different fighting tactics, which was called guerrilla warfare. The French were kicked out from Valencia, and General Pierre Dupont, who had made his way into Andalusia was forced to retreat and finally surrender with his army at Bailén on July 23. Soon after, in August, the Spaniards advance on the capital and ejected Joseph Bonaparte from his state as monarch, and from Madrid. The French had planned a counter attack to reclaim Madrid in December of 1808, this attack forced the government to retreat to
Then both of them were reconciled by the pope, and Thomas Becket returned. After his return Becket infuriated King Henry when he excommunicated the bishops that supported the King during Thomas Becket’s exile. King Henry who is known for his bad temper of course went on a rampage. King Henry’s rage got so out of hand that he rode all the way from Westminster to Canterbury and killed his former friend Thomas Becket in front of the main altar of the Cathedral after refusing to relent. These historical events relate back to the story because it tells of the events that happened in actual history.
As in, Parris words against Proctor “Be ware this man” (111.70).Also, Parris makes the court asks Proctor, why he is not go to the church lately a lot and also why his third child has not been baptized (111.70). That questions have reduced of Proctor’s situation at the court. In addition, Parris’s anger toward Proctor pushes the judge to be restrained and furies against Proctor. Also, proctor’s answer shows the hatred between
Absolutism in Western Europe Cont. France Cont. Louis XIV and his Absolutism Cont. Because of Louis’s minister Colbert he raised and maintained a large powerful army. Louis revoked Edict of Nantes causing protestant churches and schools to close Fought many wars 1.
This also indicates that the citizens desired to change badly and that’s why they took this action and took an oath that they will make a new constitution. The third estate declared themselves as the national assembly. In conclusion, Louis XVI was the main cause of the French Revolution because all the causes link together for example, he didn’t lead the country properly this means that he didn’t help his people and was not definitely giving taxes out fairly because he put soo much taxes on the poor peasants and this caused the peasants to rebel against Louis by breaking into the Bastille and stealing everything, also demanding food from Louis because they did not have the money to by food for
Reconstruction of Rome was putting the empire under great strain and devalued the Roman currency. Nero took an extended vacation to Greece where he immersed himself in sport, music theatre and other foolish projects. He returned. Failed to respond to a revolt until governor Galba declared himself leader of the Senate and the Roman people. Nero was to be put to trial but committed suicide before he could
Having to choose between his loyalty to Rome and his loyalty to his close friend, Brutus shows what is more important to him by finally killing Caesar. In Act I, Brutus tells Cassius, “What means this shouting? I do fear the people/Choose Caesar for their king” (Shakespeare I.ii.85-86). Brutus fears that Caesar will be crowned king, which contradicts the values of the Roman Republic. And after some persuading from the conspirators and Cassius, Brutus finally joins in on the act to kill Caesar before he can do any damage to Rome.
The senate then declared war, but not on Mark Antony but on Cleopatra in 31BC, which created the Civil War between Marcius Antony and Octavian, which could’ve been avoided if Mark Antony had not given away Roman land and his name and committed treason11. Throughout the fourteen years, the use of propaganda was extraordinary. Both sides were ruthless to hold more power in Rome. Octavian had used the use of propaganda throughout the civil wars but he had used the use of propaganda towards the end of the war, exploiting Antony’s dalliance with Cleopatra. He Mark Antony was under the control of a foreign woman, which was added with the influence of alcohol, other drugs or magic spells.
John Ball was a priest who often spent his Sunday’s out in cloisters or a graveyard preaching that peasants and serfs deserved equality. He often was jailed for expressing his radical views that opposed the views held by the Archbishop of Canterbury. A person like John Ball was a threat to the nobility and royalty in these times. The nobles and royalty did not want thoughts of equality and an explanation for why there should be equality planted into the heads of the serfs and peasants. The upper class wanted to keep their wealth and power, not share it with those who they viewed as unsuitable to live a lavish lifestyle.
. why are you so absent?” (1170). He is consistently targeted for his irregular attendance; he is even shamed when he confesses his dislike towards the current reverend. His society discriminates against him for having his own moral code; it forces him to