The Status and Influence of Aeschylus
Aeschylus, the first of three eminent Greek playwrights, created about 70 tragedies, only 7 of which were kept until the present: The Suppliants, The Persians, The Seven Against Thebes, Prometeus Bound, and the trilogy The Oresteia. Aeschylus was not the first author of the Greek tragedies: the names of six playwrights who lived before him are known today, and names of twenty tragedies which were performed earlier than the ones by Aeschylus were presented to the public.
The First Barbary War
In the early 19th century, the Barbary States Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli controlled commerce in the Mediterranean and along the North Atlantic coast of Africa. The authorized piracy was a source of the state income and political influence. Pirate practices became a challenge for the United States that wanted to become a trading nation.
The Historical Backgrounds of the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution
The Historical Backgrounds of the Great Leap Forward and The successful achievements in the development of the economy in the 1950s enabled the Communistic Party leadership with the chairman Mao Zedong launch a Great Leap Forward in 1958. The economic aim was to transform the country from the agrarian into a socialist society by means of rapid industrialization and collectivization.
Liberalism, Socialism and Nationalism in the 19th century
Liberalism, Socialism and Nationalism in the 19th century. In 1871-1914, the world burst out with a great deal of ideas. That period of time is characterized with mens courage, tremendous pieces of music created by composers, and revolutionary paintings wrote by painters
Impact of Lewis Meriwether on the USA
Lewis Meriwether, an American public servant, soldier and traveler, is renowned for his efforts in pioneering the exploration of Louisiana state and diplomacy with Native American tribes. Together with his former military associate, Meriwether has embarked on the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition, which has taken them on a statewide tour of Louisiana and helped to bridge a number of social, political and economic gaps (Meriwether and Clark 8)
The Civil War and Reconstruction: Sojourner Truth
In the beginning of the XIX century in the US, the South conglomerate with its agricultural landlords and slave owners and the industrial North Union based on free labor existed as separate economic zones. In general, the US appeared as a federative country with independence of political and economic life of each state
Developments in the US Derivatives Market a Pre-Post Financial Crisis Analysis
Developments in the US Derivatives Market a Pre-Post Financial Crisis Analysis. The financial sector in the USA has seen a rapid and innovative growth for the last 50 years. In the 1970s, this sector had experienced the hardest turbulence as the country faced an economic decline in its most critical areas
Islamic Ottoman Empire and its Christians Dhimma Pact
Islamic Ottoman Empire and Dhimma Pact. One of the most famous policies of this state was the dhimma pact, the document which legitimated the place of non-Muslims in the Islamic empire.
Critique of the Dutch in Java in The Hidden Force by Louis Couperus
The Hidden Force, a prominent work of the Dutch writer Louis Couperus, is a wonderful synthesis of the tentative attitudes and ideas of the Dutch colonial culture at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Most Important Issue in the Modern Middle East
Arab-Israeli conflict and the struggle between Shia and Sunni Muslims are important issues in the Middle East. This essay aims to analyze, compare, and contrast both conflicts.