When the Romans left due to Barbarian attacks, England was left in turmoil of political and military instability. The locals were highly determined and they found a kingdom of their own. They did not wait for any other ruler to advantage of the power vacuum. This was the beginning of massive British Empire. The Britain was seen as a failure at that time.
Differing ideas of national identity shaped views of United States overseas expansion in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to a great extent due to the presence of segregation amongst the African American population, acquisition of the Philippines, and encouragement of violence as a result of the Spanish-American War. Imperialism is the policy of taking control over countries around the world for political and economic gain. Since its formation, the United States has imperialized several countries, including the Philippines, Cuba, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Imperialism was incorporated during the Spanish-American War, a four-month battle between the United States and Spain. Then, chaos induced after the explosion of the USS Maine in Cuba.
Italy’s complex war history has directly affected the culture of Italy. Mussolini Italy’s leader during world war II made many decisions that had the country questioning his judgment. Although most of the country disagreed with Mussolini he proceeded with his decision to align the country with Germany’s agenda (Saunders, 2010). Together the two countries fought many battles, two of the infamous battles of North Africa and Sicily. Italian forces invaded Abyssinia, Africa in 1935.
Patton’s 7th Army had seized an avenue of approach and was effectively advancing against the Axis, but was subsequently ordered to halt its advance and provide support for the Eighth Army. This action allowed the German’s to reinforce their lines, focus their attention on the Eighth Army, and ultimately begin their successful retrograde and evacuation operations from Sicily. The final key attribute associated with successful mission command is that of understanding. Understanding allows leaders to make solid decisions while managing associated risks and considering second and third order effects. Understanding can be further described as a “common visualization of the problem” and is key to informing commander’s intent.
After this time, with the victory over Carthage, Rome became the dominant power in the Western Mediterranean, while Carthage became a weak city-state without any army or an empire. There was another war which was Third Punic War, the Romans wanted to remind the Carthage that once Carthage was equal to them and how Roman Empire destroyed their army and the city-state. The war the Roman Empire had faced with the Carthaginians was the toughest challenge they had and he fight between the Roman Republic and Cartage was a tough one that took place on land and on sea. The Roman Republic defeated Carthage when the great Carthaginian general Hannibal was counterattacked. Carthage surrendered to Rome after they were completely destroyed this made the Rome become a naval power as it threatened the whole world.
Next, it will examine its benefits of merging, its advantages of maintaining independent services and its developments leading to the future of joint warfare. In contrast to Douhet’s and Mahan’s theories in air and sea powers respectively, when the
Carthage Vs. Romans in the War University of the People Word count: 1150 Abstract In this paper, I will trace how Carthage became almost the equal of Rome. I will also address the strength of both and how this conflict led to Rome becoming a naval power. Keywords: Carthage, Rome, Naval Carthage Vs. Romans in the War Participants With the Roman empire already at a peak in their power scheme when they had the great defeat of the Latins. With the other smaller defeats of other territories they had been able to grasp for more power and strength through numbers. With Rome on the verge of becoming the Ultimate Power House, they now wanted to move their empire further and farther than their opponents.
As one can probably guess, each civilization’s goals were not favorable to the other and the great conflict between these titans emerged. The first conflict, known as the First Punic War was over the control of the island of Sicily. The island itself was divided among three nations: Carthage, Syracruse, and the Campanian mercenaries known as the Mamertines (Sons of Mars). Eventually, these extremists would call upon the aid of Rome after the king of Syracruse attacked them (1901). Fearing Carthaginian possession of a greater part of Sicily, Rome decided to help.
The Ottomans were defeated in several wars. These defeats resulted in significant losses of territory. With the Ottoman at risk of complete collapse, Europe’s imperial powers decided to secure territory or influence in the region . All main powers in Europe wanted to have land in the falling Ottoman Empire, thus causing tension between countries, because the countries wanted land to themselves. In conclusion Imperialism was a big cause of WW1, because with all countries fighting about capturing or colonizing land, they can’t come on an agreement that should get what.
Background: The Battle of the Mediterranean took place from the 10th of June 1940 to the 2nd of May 1945, it was fought between the Italian Royal Navy allied with German forces and the British Royal Navy allied with Australia, Netherlands and Greece. The Italians and British had three components in mind that influenced the Battle of the Mediterranean. The first component was to destroy enemy communication and supply lines, the second component was to keep open communication and supply lines and the final component was to destroy their enemies ability to wage war in the Mediterranean. Aim: The aim of this essay is to discuss and learn about the strategic importance of Mediterranean sea lines of communication for both the Axis and Allied war effort, as well to discuss methods used by both sides to disrupt enemy communication and supply and protect their own communication and supply lines in the Mediterranean sea, as well as the role of intelligence throughout the Battle of the Mediterranean and its importance in the war. Scope: In this essay the following topics that will be discussed and explored are why the Mediterranean Sea lines of communication were vital for the Axis and Allied forces.