A lot of people hold him responsible for the execution of King Charles I even though there were 59 Parliament lords who signed for the execution of King Charles I. His actions to execute King Charles I created the constitutional monarchy we have today. This means that the Queen or King today doesn’t have a lot of power for except being given the knowledge of what’s going on in the in country and opening parliament one in a year.
Many people opposed the King for these reasons; Parliament and more importantly, Oliver Cromwell were one of these people. So was Cromwell to become a hero or villain? After becoming an MP for Huntingdon, Cromwell was asked to help fight against King Charles. He had no military experience, but between 1649 and 1658 he had more power than anyone in Britain. He created the New Model Army.
The first few years of William’s control were spent gaining control of the parts of England that opposed him; in 1069 Swein Estrithson of Denmark landed in the Humber and supported the English Earls who were already against King William. William immediately marched north and destroyed everything on his way there. This was known as the Harrying of the North. He told his troops to kill and burn everything in his path. This devastated the land, so that instead of the people of the North fighting against him, they had to concentrate on just surviving instead.
A vicious discussion has recently erupted surrounding a historic English battle of Agincourt, a battle which occurred on St Crispin’s Day almost over 600 years ago in France, between English and French historians. This disagreement was caused on whether the battle of Agincourt was one of England’s greatest victories or a disgraceful battle which costed dozens of innocent lives. The battle of Agincourt was one of England’s greatest victories as 12,000-36,000 French troops were killed (total of 12,000-36,000) by 6,000 English soldier whom five sixth were longbow archer and a sixth dismounted knights and men-at-arms, this meant that The English defeated an army which was more than double their own size with mainly Longbow men. The English were also very tired and hungry as their food supply had run out and they were chased by the French whom had regrouped their army waiting to cross paths with the English as they travelled towards Calais. The exact content of King Henry VI’s speech is unknown and the great speech was actually developed by William Shakespeare; thus the speech could’ve been much less motivating as the one written by William Shakespeare.
Haig only intention was to breakthrough to get the German trenches and defeat the army once and for all. The battle took more than 1,000,000 lives and as it was the bloodiest battle throughout the history, it is said that more than 20,000 soldiers died in the first hour and more than 60,000 casualties on the first day. The soldiers that took part in this insidious war were as young as 14 and had no training and they did not know that they’ll die so young. The Somme ended in bloodshed and the human cost was very high, 420,000 British soldiers and 200,000 French soldiers had died for their country, almost as many as the Germans added together. This insidious war The Somme was the most tragic moment for Britain and British history.
Elizabeth in response punched him on the ear, which caused Essex to grasp his sword. This was completely unprecedented and could have been viewed as treason. Essex then stormed out during the meeting and was banned from returning to court by Elizabeth. During Essex’ absence from court, Elizabeth’s closest friends and ally William Cecil passed away in 1599. Cecil was a key figure during Elizabeth’s reign and some historians conclude that he was in fact the man who was running the country.
All of Europe was affected by the Thirty Years War with fighting taking place throughout all of Germany, spilling into France, Spain, Italy, Poland and the Netherlands. However, it was Germany that suffered the most as a result of plundering after plundering by uncontrolled bands of marauders and other armies. The devastation this war caused on Germany’s landscape and the loss of life among civilians were the most severe in Europe since the Mongol invasion.  The war holds a place in German history similar to that of the Civil War in the United States.  Over the course of the Thirty Years War, there were six distinct phases, each with different countries within Europe art conflict with each other.
He led the Chinese State of Qin to conquer Han, Zhao, Yan, Wei, Chu and Qi. He changed his name to “Qin Shi Huang” and Qin Dynasty was created. "We wouldn't have a China without Qin Shi Huang," says Harvard University's Peter Bol. However, Qin Shi Huang’s attempt to unite China caused chaos and war as there were many who refused his order; he resorted to the most brutal strategies to force the states together. It took him ten
The North with all the industrial business had a total different way of life and can see how they totally disagreed with the way slaves were being used and treated. As said in political objective section Lincoln wanted a military victory prior to announcing the emancipation proclamation because he knew it would cause many more problems. Lincoln’s impatience and no military experience did render him from making better decisions which could have ended the war earlier and with less deaths and injuries. With the north controlling most of the railroads and weapons they had a huge advantage over the south, if he could have been a little more patient and trained his men properly could also have ended this much earlier. With the number of personnel the rebels had vs union was little to none, they held off the north by smart tactics of well-trained officers.
The Roman army will only hire the people who want to be a soldier or to fight with people because the volunteers want to fight, but the people who were forced to join the army will not like to fight or help the army a lot so they can make the whole army beaten up by the opponents. The Roman army also hire people who are strong, because the soldiers’ equipment was really heavy so they need strength to hold. The soldiers also need to take their own equipment too. The Roman army need to march of run between the battle for a long distance for going to a safe place to hide and defend. Not only recruitment is can make Roman army successful, the tactics of the Roman army is also much more important.