• Black Death The Plague
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    During the late Middle Ages there were many progresses made such as many new inventions and art and literate was at a peak. With these very important improvements of the late middle ages there was a problem that nothing could be compared to, the black death. During this time period the Black Death was a major factor in Europe from when it swept threw from 1300 to 1450. Many people said it was the end of the world because of the plague's effects on the European people and Europe in general. The p...
  • Member States Europe Britain Integration
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    american history is we is a certain distinction between the British approach to Europeanintegration and that of most other member states. While many European politicians wish to move closer towards a federal Europe most British politicians support a more cautious intergovernmental approach. With this debate already initiated, there still stands the fundamental question of whether or not Britain would benefit from further integration with Europe. There are many historical and political reasons wh...
  • Europe Knight Islam Began
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    THE EUROPEAN POST Islam In Europe Pg 188 Islam the religion that the Franks and the other Germanic people brought to Europe. It started in the west of Europe. The powerful force began spreading through the middle east and the Mediterranean world. Islam came from Arabia in 632. People that believe in Islam are called muslims. The Christians in Europe began to worry because the muslim army began to win victories in the mediterranean world. They overran Christian kingdoms in North Africa and Spain...
  • The Crusades Western Europe
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    THE CRUSADES Many great civilizations went into a depression after they had their golden age. One of these civilizations was the Western Europe civilization. After the fall of Rome the Western Europe civilization went into the dark ages while Eastern Europe called the Byzantine Empire prospered. Western Europe was brought out of the dark ages by the crusades. The crusades were the one thing that brought Western Europe out of the crusades After Rome fell Western Europe had lost their civilization...
  • History Peter Ustinov
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    The film Europe, The Mighty Continent was an attempt entertaining film that was made from an entirely different angle than other history films. Although Peter Ustinov was charismatic at the, outset his repetition of how important his family was to Europe became a persistent annoyance that took away from the film. The viewer will spend more time trying to figure out his accent that learning about history. This film was made from one point of view. Throughout the entire segment all Peter Ustinov a...
  • European Union Europe States Sovereignty
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    The European Union is a supranational government body that is, by definition, changing the traditional role of the nation state and sovereignty in Europe. This Union was formed voluntarily by states with similar goals and is unique in its conception and design to the European continent. Although The EU (European Union) is strengthening Europe economically and politically the states that form it have surrendered considerable amounts of their national sovereignty. The meaning of sovereignty has ev...
  • Eighteenth Century Europe Asia Trade
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    Impact of Africa, Asia, and America Modern European history can be compared to the fashion and entertainment business; in that many lesser celebrities may mimic the style or motif of a more recognized one. Europe, being the less famous celebrity, borrowed ideas from other continents in order to strengthen their development. Whether it was trade or economy, Europe tended to be unoriginal, perhaps even insecure of their own progression, thus building off of pre-made plans of other continents. Afri...
  • Truman United States
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    When World War II ended the United States and Russia emerged as "Superpowers." Though they had fought as allies, each had their own agenda and post -war strategies. The United States found itself unable to enjoy the pleasures of peace after the wars completion. Having been unable to establish a true settlement in Europe, America watched, as Russia appeared to strengthen its hold of the region. The Soviets were taking a position in Europe that concerned the United States, led by President Harry S...
  • Napoleon Europe Country Military
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    Napoleon was an opportunistic leader who's military genius was unmatched and his political prowess very solid, but his goal of overtaking Europe ended his power. Napoleon was a powerful military leader who was able to gain the respect and admiration of France through his military victories. He saw the opportunity to be the French leader and jumped at it, but his goal of a unified Europe hurt him. His ego also played a part in his fall from power in his ill-advised decision to have his brother ru...
  • Europe 1600 1900 Century Earth People
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    Europe 1600 s-1900 s From the Romanov Dynasty of Russia in 1617 to the Second Socialist International in 1914 Europe underwent Scientific, , Industrial, and political revolutions, which all contributed to a new europe being formed. Over the span these four centuries Eroupes changes were dramatic al. Many wars and political groups and arrangements changed views on education, the rights, of men and women, class distinctions were altered, and peoples way of thinking differed greatly in the 20 th ce...
  • Charlemagne Frankish Empire
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    Charlemagne, arguably the greatest leader Europe has ever seen. He was born in 742 in Northern Europe and died in 814. Charlemagne conquered much of Western Europe and united it under a great empire. His father, Pepin or Pippin III, was elected king of the Frankish Empire when Charlemagne was a child. The king was nicknamed Pepin the Short, while his wife, Charlemagne's mother Bert rada, was nicknamed Bertha of the Big Foot. The Frankish Empire was split in half among Charlemagne and his brother...
  • Cold War Europe Soviets 61672
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    o War without fighting Concerned America and the Soviet Union Atlantic Charter, Aug 1941 o Tehran Conference, Dec 1943. FDR, Churchill and Stalin  What to do with Germanyo Oct 1944, Europe divided into sections: Western powers and Eastern Block Yalta, Feb 1945  Big Three. Allies close to victory, Soviets in control of Poland. Cold War may have begun here. a. Germany disarmed b. Split into 4 zones c. USSR get half of reparations d. USSR join UNo Potsdam, July 1945 o Truman is US ...
  • Triangular Trade Thirteen Colonies
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    Slaves and slave trade has been an important part of history for a very long time. In the years of the British thirteen colonies in North America, slaves and slave trade was a very important part of its development. It even carried on to almost 200 years of the United States history. The slave trade of the thirteen colonies was an important part of the colonies as well as Europe and Africa. In order to supply the thirteen colonies efficiently through trade, Europe developed the method of triangu...
  • Europe Population Density Square Mile
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    Europe is one of the most densely populated regions in the world, but there is great variation within the region. The densest areas seem to center around major capitol cities and major tourist sites in Europe. London, Paris, and Rome are examples of this. The most densely populated areas where there are over 250 people per square mile seem to also fit into the economic core of Europe, especially in the "banana" region where there are lots of industries. The third reason that this is such a popul...
  • Northern Europe Cooperation Arctic Council
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    December 17, 1999 The United States and the European Union recognize Northern Europe as a dynamically developing region. We reaffirm our shared commitment to promote security, stability, and economic prosperity in the region, particularly by strengthening cross-border cooperation. During the Finnish Presidency, the United States and the European Union held intensive consultations on deepening our cooperation in Northern Europe. We affirm the importance of engaging the countries of the region (th...
  • The Benighted State Of America
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    The benighted state of America The World We " re In Will Hutton Little, Brown 17. 99, pp 320 Where is America's Star Wars missile defence shield when we need it Will Hutton is on a rant, and his target is the United States. Hutton's America is not the America of conventional wisdom. Hutton's America is a failed society, 'the most unequal society in the industrialised West'. As an economic model, Hutton's America is a failure as well; the obsession with short-term profits to satisfy shareholders ...
  • Europe After Fall Of Rome
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    Western Europe has a history in which much change has modified the area. The collapse of the Roman Empire in 476 A. D. was quite the calamity. Numerous appalling events were the result of the astounding Rome being sacked by barbarians. These events include the destruction of art, the withering of great cities, the deterioration of the system of roads, the ruin of the Mediterranean trade, and the loss of European unity. It is difficult to imagine any good that came of it. After the last Roman em...
  • Rise Of Europe 1
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    By the 17 th century global ties had been established between Africa, Europe, the Americas and south and Southeast Asia. Increasing trade and travel led to cultural and economic influences on a level like never before in history. For the first time economic conditions of one region would have an effect on a much more global scale. This increasing global expansion by the seventeenth century initiates the idea that global dominance of one region was inevitable. According to Ring rose determining ...
  • The Congress System Austria And Prussia
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    In the years following 1815, the four great powers, Britain, Russia, Austria and Prussia, agreed to hold periodic conferences to discuss matters affecting the Vienna Settlement 1814-1815, and to discuss the maintenance of order in Europe which was destroyed by the Napoleon Wars which lasted for over 20 years. In the year 1789, the French revolution broke out, a series of revolutionary wars began, leading to the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. By 1808, Napoleon had gained control of almost all of...
  • Multiple Identities Europe Identity People
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    There are traits and characteristics that describe a person or group of people. However, each person or group has its own unique characteristics. The many countries within Europe have their own unique traits. These defining characteristics contribute to the creation of an identity. An identity is a notion that one can associate themselves with. Many examples of such principles are religion, language, culture, gender, social status and nationality. The idea of identity is based upon the Us-other...