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Asked by Nikola

What hapened during the cold war basically how it developed

Both American and the Soviet Union (Russia and 14 other countries) won the Second World War, even though they weren’t directly allied to each other. This lead to them diving Berlin, and therefore Germany, so they could both own it. So the Berlin Wall was built and for years there were two completely different regiments in Germany due to this. Since both Americans and soviets won the war though,... more

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Why was William Duke of Normandy known as a lucky bustard?

William was the illegitimate son of king Robert I of Normandy and the daughter of a tanner. His enemies mocked his “low birth” and he was known, prior to his taking of the English throne, as William the Bastard. That is the bastard part sorted, the luck comes into play when we look at HOW he took the throne. William defeated Harold Godwinson at the battle of Hastings in 1066 - but this was not th... more

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Compare charles X vs louis xviii

Compared to his brother Louis XVIII, who ruled from 1814-1824, Charles X of France took a far more conservative line. Charles X of France refused to bend to modern political fashions - he tried to be an old style “Church and Throne” King. Louis Phillppe (1830 - 1848) tried to go in the direction of being a modern monarch - accepting the new flag and that Parliament would make policy (although th... more

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How stable was the elizabethan society

The Elizabethan was quite stable for several reasons. Its return to Protestantism following Catholic Queen Mary's rule meant an end to persecution of protestants and a greater religious stability. The defeat of the Spanish Armada was a huge morale booster, bringing about enormous national pride and unifying Brits. On top of this, the arts flourished among high members of society. Both these fact... more

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Asked by Rebecca

Features of Elizabethan society

Elizabethan Society was a very different place to the society that we live in today. Many of the things we take for granted now simply did not exist in Elizabeth’s time. Society was based on strict social structures that ensured everyone knew their place. It was through this system that Elizabethan society functioned. At the top of the social structure was the Monarch. Below them came the nobilit... more

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How far were the religious policies of Elizabeth I, in the years 1558 to 1560, shaped by the need to heal religious divisions?

When Elizabeth came to the throne in 1558 her people were divided by religion. Her sister, Mary, had made Roman Catholicism the official religion of the country, but many of the people were Protestant. There was also a growing number of Puritans. Elizabeth had to find a compromise. To try to bring together these different groups and ease religious tensions, Elizabeth came up with what became kno... more

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Describe two problems the American government had with the mormons

The government was persecuting them. Governor Bogg was issuing an exterminating order against them. The state of Illinois also asked them to leave. They also wanted to escape the non Mormons who were called Gentiles

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