Marie Antoinette was the last queen of France, who was born and died in the late 1700s. She was married to Louis XVI, a little after the American Revolution. The queen had no idea what she was doing, made foolish decisions that aided her downfall as the Queen of France. However, Marie is not the main nor the only reason for her wrongly formatted and carried out execution. Marie Antoinette was wrongly executed due to an inaccurate image of her, the King’s actions and fabricated crimes.
Mary the I, also known as Mary Tudor, was the first queen to rule England in her own right. She lived in the 1500s and ruled for five years after having to overcome many obstacles. She was very loyal to God and her religion, which led her to changing Henry VIII’s (her father’s) way of ruling England by trying to bring catholicism back to her country. Mary the I was best known as Bloody Mary because of her behavior towards heretics. She revived and strictly applied the harsh rules against heresy and killed nearly 300 protestants during her reign.
Despite having faced many family problems, she was able to accomplish great things including the reestablishment of Protestantism and the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Elizabeth ruled England without a husband and did it just as well as any man could have. Thus, Queen Elizabeth I was one of the greatest rulers England has ever known. To begin, Elizabeth was born to King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Because of King Henry’s obsession with having a son, he was furious when Anne gave birth to a girl and accused her of adultery and incest.
As I said above, Elizabeth’s childhood was not the greatest. When she was just a young girl, her father, King Henry VIII, executed Elizabeth’s mother because she gave birth to a female heir and not a male heir. Her mother was Anne Boleyn,
The Spanish Armada began to journey to England in Mid-late June, but due to storms, the armada was held back. By the time the Spanish arrived at England on June 19, the English were armed and ready. On June 21 the Armada began to travel down english channel, but the English soldiers were waiting with long ranged heavy guns. The English slowly thinned down the Armada until on July 27, when the Armada anchored in the open off of Calais, France. After being chased by the fire ships and the rest of the English fleet, the Armada ran into another storm, which did not help even the slightest.
This proves that the existence of the mockingjays is an act of rebellion in itself , an act of defiance excuted by the Capitol's own invention , long before Katniss has been born. . While in the Capitol , Katniss realizes that her mockingjay pin that has been given to her by her friend Magde who has inherited it from her aunt Maysilee Donner, a former District 12 tribute who has lost her life in the 2nd Quarter Quill, been turned into a fashion trend .The mockingjay has also been taken as a symbol by the rebels who use it to identify themselves . For instance , Twill stamps the image of the mockingjay on a loaf of bread and Plutarch has it on watch.
I was almost screaming.” In this section of Purple Hibiscus Kambili can be characterized as strong because when serious thing like this happen Kambili usually acts as if she was brainwashed not to react. Another event that took place to prove that Kambili became strong was when Jaja took the blame for killing Eugene. On page 291 it states,” Jaja didn't wait for their questions; he had told them he had used rat poison, that he put it in Papa's tea.In this section kambili can be characterized as nonchalant because she knew who really killed her father and she would usually question herself but she let Jaja take the blame for their father's
In the play, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus is condemned to death for her act of civil disobedience against the king of the land. By burying her brother, Antigone broke the law and was rightfully punished. King Kreon was correct in enforcing his ruling over the land. Although Antigone was honoring her brother in his death, Kreon determined that it was right to ignore Antigone’s pleas as he sought the betterment of his society and his country. The play initially begins with Antigone speaking with her sister, Ismene, about how she seeks assistance with a criminal act.
The American revolution was caused by unfair taxes by the British. There were protests on British taxes, and the American colonists got angry and declared war. The British were trying to take control of the American colonies. France helped the Americans beat the Redcoats when the American Colonies weakened the British Redcoats. The British empire surrendered at Yorktown 1781, but the battle didn’t end until 1783.
Many people from Domery said that whenever she had the chance she would give alms to the poor. Till her death Joan was still carrying a cross. Many question whether Joan was really just a crazed witch but in my opinion I believe she was driven by her love of God and so a highly positive influence for many individuals. Many people believe that she was a crazed witch because of her trial, but in reality she was put on trial for witchcraft and heresy without legal counsel, 25 years later after her death. She was cleared of all charges and declared a Saint 400 years later by Pope Benedict.