The author also puts a lot of emphasis on Napoleon’s mistakes or “blunders.” He had many victories because he never stopped attacking his enemies by using the ignorance of his enemy’s commanders. Napoleon Bonaparte was a hard-working man who never allowed himself or his subordinates to sleep on a campaign. He was very demanding of his officers and a
The military strength and wealth he gained through his conquests in Gaul would pave his way to a successful career. He was so successful in his campaign that he became famous for his phrase “I came, I saw, I conquered” and the modern historian H.H Scullard even describes him as a man with “outstanding abilities”. Thus the Gallic Wars played a significant role in Julius Caesar’s Career, both politically and militarily. Caesar’s reputation as a General, who is considered to be more prominent than Pompey the great, was not comprehended until the Gallic Wars. Instead he was known to be one of the ablest orators and “most adroit politicians of the day”[F.B Marsh] and his military skills were most likely not rated very highly.
Theodore Roosevelt’s time of being president seemed so powerful to me. He knew what he was doing as president and was a strong leader. He solved many problems and won many wars. How can we say no to “Teddy”? He was a succeeding and wonderful president and that’s what I liked about him.
Julius Caesar, a Roman general and statesman, served on the First Triumvirate that ruled the Roman Republic during 60 B.C. Although he was popular among the common people and also a great and outstanding military commander, he wasn’t a good leader to govern Rome due to his ambition and inner-weakness. One of the main reasons that Julius Caesar was not a good leader was his ambition. He was a corrupted tyrant, lusting for power. Becoming a governor in his region of Rome wasn’t good enough, he wanted to be crowned king and serve as a dictator for life, something that Rome didn’t have for five hundred years.
Is Gatsby Great? “Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.” To be great, one must be considerably above the normal or average to an extent or intensity. In the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the main protagonist Jay Gatsby is portrayed as a great man through all the wonderful and heart wrenching things he’s done. Gatsby’s greatness is below the surface, in order to understand the man himself, one must truly be intrigued by all his riches and want to know the core of this enigma. Even though Gatsby is a man who believes that lying can win people over, Gatsby’s greatness originates from
Another reason why the First Crusade was successful was because of its efficient leadership. Leaders such as Robert of Flanders, who organised the foraging and gathering of materials at Jerusalem; and Robert of Normandy, who was one of the great failures of the crusade but yet scoured a victorious charge at Ascalon, greatly contributed to the success of the First Crusade. Perhaps the greatest contributor to the success of the First Crusade in terms of leadership was Bohemund. Bohemund was considered the greatest leader of the First Crusade. He was an able general, whose greatest strength was his aggressiveness.
In the Chorus Henry is made known to be “war like” and is even compared with the “God of mars” who is the god of war and naturally would be the victor in all his wars. In an older audience this would be observed as very strong and a value only a great and majestic king would possess. On the other hand a modern audience might not find this a strong asset because attitudes to war have changed, such as being able to win a war with minimal casualties when in the olden days you would be a strong leader when you killed the more humans. A modern audience would see a king who got involved in a vast amount of wars to be immature and very ill-advised. Later in act one the king is shown as a feeble leader as two of his closest nobles and friends, Canterbury and Ely, continuously tease Henry with sarcastic tones and comments and also plot against him to get him off the throne.
Washington had a very successful career, being a dominant military and political leader. He was a strong, loyal, and dedicated man that fought for what he believed in and did not back down. Without his initiative in war, the United States would not be the way that it is today. A few of his successes include leading victories over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, being the first president of the United States, and being very involved in the writing of the United States Constitution. Washington had great ability to lead others, lead by example, and develop others into leaders.
Despite the fact that France was the most powerful country in Europe, France was outmatched when two or more countries paired up. At the end of the wars, France only had 2 points, and only got to keep the territory of Alasce. Other than that, they had hardly any other advantages. It was disastrous, and perplexing war. Absolute Monarchy Absolute Monarchy is a system of government in which the ruling monarch has unlimited power.
The Military Conquests of Napoleon Bonaparte and His Rise to Power Napoleon’s eventual position as Emperor of France and conqueror of much of Europe was attainable by way of a trail of accolades escorted by luck. The accomplishments accredited to the proactive Napoleon himself were always ironically shadowed by a fall to destitution. The indubitable ambition, vehemence, and astuteness of Napoleon propelled him from a young age; he enclosed a self belief that he was preordained to be monumentally eminent. His military training and reflective inquisition of classic military and political heroes and ploys coalesced to mold a dominating and mystifying military leader as well as an illustrious political figure in the late eighteenth, into early nineteenth century of France. Born in Corsica, May 15th, 1769; Napoleon grew up with aspirations of a weighted and heroic distinction of himself engraved in the history books of his native land.