Victoria And Prince Albert: Partners, Rivals Essay

At first glance, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s reign in Britain seems stereotypical of the era. Social standards had predetermined their wedding, the couple stimulated a strong sense of nationalism, and they abundantly supplied Europe with royal offspring. However, as Gillian Gill highlights in her book, “We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals” in … Read more

British Influence in the Middle East

Middle East was seen as the central junction for the communication of the British global empire. The British were clearly the dominant powerhouse of the late 30’s throughout much of Europe and the Middle East. The shortest sea connection between Britain and India was through the Suez Canal, while the air and land routes connected … Read more

Thomas Paines The Crisis

Thomas Paine wrote a series of compelling, informative, and persuasive essays and speeches, but the one that is going to be covered is the ever popular The Crisis. Paine knew that there was going to be war against Britain due to their decision not to compromise with the colonies, and knowing that the war was … Read more

History of Great Britain from 1950

History of Great Britain from 1950-Today The first two years of the 1950’s were very eventful for Great Britain. After leading the British people through a devastating war Winston Churchill was reelected Prime Minister (he would serve for another five years) and the much loved King George VI would die in 1952. As the second … Read more

Should Britain have a Written Constitution

Currently Britain has an unwritten constitution which has evolved over many centuries to reach where it is today. Some people feel that the system that we have today is perfectly adequate, while others think we should adopt a written constitution. There are arguments for and against in both cases. Charter 88 is a charter written … Read more

The German-great Britain Trade Rivalry In Comparis

The German-Great Britain Trade Rivalry in Comparison to the U.S.- Japan Trade Rivalry The German-Great Britain trade rivalry like the U.S.-Japan trade rivalry involved a rising power cutting into the trade of an already dominant trading power. There were several causes of the German-Great Britain trade rivalry according to Hoffman. The first was German’s industry’s … Read more