Sunday, January 12, 2020

What Were the Short-Term Significances

What were the short-term significances of the Crimean War of 1854-1856 in terms of foreign policy? The Crimean War was a momentous event in the amendment of foreign policy. Several short-term significances stemmed from the war shaping Britain’s global position, alongside initiating a new aggressive policy led by Palmerston[1] and creating the ‘world power’ ideology. Faults in the military mismanagement, and the failure of Aberdeen’s government led to the realization of the need for reform.Depicted as having caused the army to â€Å"change more in those two years than in the previous two hundred,†[2] it is clear that the Crimea influenced a series of short-term significances in the successive twenty years. The change from Aberdeen’s[3] diplomatic government to Palmerston’s aggressive ministry resulted from growing patriotism in the Crimea. Aberdeen’s cautious attitude towards war was highlighting and became increasingly unpopular as it â€Å"lacked Palmerston’s ‘manly vigour†. [4] Aberdeen distaste for war was emphasised when he wrote to Peel[5] â€Å"war in order to preserve peace is entirely inapplicable to†¦ the Great Powers†. 6] His involvement in the Napoleonic Wars[7] influenced this attitude as he was less naive to war conditions than others. Sourced from a letter between Aberdeen and Peel, he was defending his anti-war stance. His belief that peace was not achieved in this way was supported by the Congress System which had held peace without war for 30years. Peel’s attitude differed, believing in â€Å"Bellum para, pacem habebis†, [8] – that peace was obtained through war preparation. Peel compared how equipped France[9] was making Aberdeen seem unprepared.Moreover, Aberdeen was blamed for issues raised in Russell’s[10] war reports such as the military mismanagement and unsanitary conditions[11]. This negative publicity influenced John Roebu ck[12] to enquire into the management of war. Public opinion contrasted Aberdeen’s approach which John Lowe described as a â€Å"conciliatory disposition to the point of whimpishness. †[13] Instead, they supported Palmerston’s â€Å"zealous defence of British interests. † Palmerston, unlike Aberdeen did not have the support Queen Victoria[14], and therefore gained support through co-operation with the public.Stuart confirmed his popularity saying, â€Å"Wherever I go†¦ one opinion has been pronounced in a single word –Palmerston. †[15] Said in the throes of war, it was a current, credible description and being a politician, Stuart was able to gauge public opinion on Palmerston so was competent to make judgements. However reliability is affected as Stuart was likely to show support towards the popular government at that time, in this case, Palmerston. The Crimean had highlighted flaws in Aberdeen’s hesitant diplomacy and brought t he significance of a new confrontational approach.Under Palmerston’s governance, Britain was presented with a stronger image than it ever had been under Aberdeen. ‘Gunboat diplomacy’[16] allowed him to create the illusion that Britain was the world power. Evidence of his aggressive ‘gunboat diplomacy’ was the Indian Mutiny [17] in which he forcefully suppressed mutinies to insure British power was not threatened. Palmerston’s illusion was further supported when the diplomatic situation in Europe was shaken by the collapse of the Congress of Vienna;[18] a consequence of the Crimean war.For British foreign policy, this was vastly significant because the suppression of Russian influence[19] in the region due to the Treaty of Paris[20] allowed Britain to temporarily become the dominant power on the continent, projecting their power and reinforcing Palmerston’s illusion. Media became a new phenomenon in the Crimea and Russell’s report ing effectively caused many alterations to foreign policy. As the first on-the-spot reporter, he exposed the true conditions of war to a naive country[21].Although, many aspects of foreign policy were in need of much change, the war reporting brought them to light, pushing them to happen quicker. A sketch from the unique perception of ‘Punch magazine’ highlights the lack of supplies the British military faced. Dialogue between two soldiers says; â€Å"Well Jack! Good news from home, we’re to have a medal†, â€Å"That’s very kind. Maybe one of these days we’ll have a coat to stick it on†. [22] Being a national magazine, Punch wanted to capture the attention of readers and does so by sarcastically highlighting the problems in the Crimea.The fact that it calls the soldiers, â€Å"patient heroes† suggests they are not placing blame on military officers for the lack of supplies but they are rather mocking the Government instead. The limitation however is that the motive was to sell as many copies of ‘Punch’ as possible, therefore dramatisation on elements occurred. The Times Newspaper exploited the poor conditions in order to shock the public gaining publicity. Russell reported, â€Å"there is not the least attention paid to decency or cleanliness. [23] On one hand, Russell had a first-hand account of the war and gained excess to information that was unavailable to others and written at the time of war it viable and current. But there is debate as to how truthful these reports were. Prince Albert, who took an interest in foreign policy, said that â€Å"the pen and ink of one miserable scribbler is despoiling the country. † Proof of this ‘despoil’ was the collapse of Aberdeen’s government who were exposed as weak through the media. By reporting such in-depth details about the military, Russell took the risk of revealing information about the military that could be useful to the enemy.Russell’s agenda was to sell newspapers and make himself as well-known as possible, and reporting the negative conditions of war was much more likely to cause a public uproar that any positive news, therefore it is not unlikely that he emphasised his reports in order to gain more publicity. The high impact of war reporting is discussed by Chamberlain; â€Å"there was no censorship (no country made this mistake in any future),†[24] thus proving the high impact and influence the media had back home and in the government. The role of women had huge significances in the Crimea, socially, medically and in foreign policy.Florence Nightingale[25] imprinted her name throughout history through her determination to reform the British military health-care. When Nightingale along with 38 other nurses[26] arrived at Scutari [27] they were met by â€Å"patients grimed with dirt, [and] infested with vermin. †[28] The account of her personal experience validates th e atrocious conditions. However, written towards the end of war Nightingale may have over-emphasised the severity of these conditions so that people saw her as the saviour and driving force behind the improvements.Nightingale made a considerable difference to the military conditions, producing ‘Coxcombes’[29] as a way of displaying her improvements. Statistically they showed that in the first 4 months of fighting 1,619 soldiers died of wounds against 16,273 whom died of disease, but under her service, the death rate reduced from 42% to 2%. Her work at Scutari became highly recognised and medical reports from the time described it as â€Å"extremely valuable. † [30] However, there is a limit as to how truthful her coxcombs were as it has been suggested that she dramatised the improvements in order to promote herself.Being a female of the Victoria era meant that people thought she would not be capable of making a significant difference in war as it was not the job of a woman. Therefore Nightingale would have felt the need to put emphasis on her work to get noticed. Part of the reason in which Nightingale became so well-known was due to her connection with war correspondent – Russell. The two worked together to benefit their own agendas; Nightingale gained publicity for her work and Russell benefitted from selling Nightingale’s stories in newspapers across the country.Mary Seacole was another influential woman of the Crimea, who perhaps had a more modest agenda. Seacole stepped forward determined to offer her services after Russell made his passionate plea [31] asking for â€Å"devoted women†¦ willing to go forth to minister to the sick and suffering soldiers of the East in the hospitals of Scutari? † Yet Nightingale refused to work alongside Seacole due to her ethnicity, as her â€Å"blood flowed beneath a somewhat duskier skin than theirs. [32] Taken from Seacole’s biography published the year after the Crim ea, it showed the bitterness towards Nightingale and was written to illustrate to people the prejudice she faced. Seacole funded her own trip to the Crimea, setting up a shop on the front line to cover the expenses. [33] Iveson argued that Seacole played a more significant role in the Crimea than Nightingale; â€Å"In many ways she stands head and shoulders above Nightingale, for whereas Florence performed only an administrative role, Seacole was in the thick of things and did not hesitate to go to the battlefield itself. [34] This weighs up the work of both nurses and concludes that Seacole was in fact the more important of the two, despite Nightingale being more recognised. He praises her self-funding and determination to put herself on the battlefield. Overall, both Seacole’s and Nightingale’s role in the Crimea resulted in significant improvements to the nursing profession, which from that point on began to gain respect and importance. In terms of foreign policy, it brought a new era of nursing into the military. More medical care was developed including the first hospital train.It was realised that strong medical supply corps would result in a stronger, more effective army so British foreign policy learned from this mistake in future events. Military reforms also developed as a significance of the Crimea. Army organisation had become outdated and remained much the same since the Napoleonic wars. Soldiers were untrained and inexperienced. The incompetence of the military was highlighted at its peak in the ‘Charge of the Light Brigade’. [35] Lucan[36] said they were given the command, â€Å"there is your enemy and there are your guns,† showing there was little preparation or strategic plans.However, Lucan said this in the House of Lords whilst he was defending himself in the enquiry and therefore the reliability of his statement must be questioned. He may have exaggerated the command in order to take blame off of himself. Nevertheless, the chaos of the event was reinforced by Lord Cardigan who described the true extent of the chaos; â€Å"we were encircled by a blaze of fire†¦artillery poured upon our rear, so that we had a strong fire upon our front, our flank, and our rear. †[37] The Charge of Light Brigade showed the extent at which the army had become outdated and the desperate need for reform.The Cardwell reforms[38] were influenced as a result of the Crimea. This was significant because thanks to both the military and medical reforms it created a stronger British army. Overall, the Crimea War was of huge significance on British foreign policy, mainly due to the creation of an attitude of a ‘world power’ and a policy of isolation. The role of the media played the most significant role by highlighting flaws in all aspects of foreign policy and creating a sense of patriotism within the public who then pushed for changes.By highlighting Aberdeen’s diplomatic policy a nd anti-war attitude, the media brought the collapse of his government. This led to the most significant change – the appointment of Palmerston, who brought the new aggressive ‘gunboat diplomacy’. This changed British mind-set by making Britain seem more dominant on the continent. Additional turning points added to the feeling of a ‘world power’. Without the media, the nation would not have been made aware of the problematic military system and poor medical supply.This exposure therefore awakened military reforms and the realisation of the need for a strong medical supply corps. This then subsequently allowed Britain a stronger army giving them a greater control and standing in the European diplomatic situation. In conclusion, the media explosion was the main significance of the Crimea War and helped secure Britain’s superior position in Europe. Word Count 1920 ———————– Word count 431 [1] Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, British prime minister between 1855-1858 and 1859-1865. [2] See appendix 1 3] George Hamilton-Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen, Prime Minister 1852-1855. He favored a foreign policy of diplomacy. [4] Quote from historian John Lowe ‘Britain and Foreign Affairs 1815-1885’ [5] Sir Robert Peel, British Prime Minister 1841-1846. [6] See Appendix 2 [7] Napoleonic wars – 1799 – 1815 [8] The belief that you must prepare for war to maintain peace. See Appendix 13 [9] France had spent 20 million on fortifying Paris ad introduced 350,000 troops. [10] William Howard Russell – the war correspondent for The Times newspaper during the Crimea. 11] Extreme conditions of war were revealed to the public for the first time during the Crimea. Since Aberdeen was Prime Minister at the time he was associated with these poor conditions. [12] John Roebeck was an MP – In Jan 1855 he enquired into situation in Crimea resulting in res ignation of Aberdeen. It gained 305 votes in favour against only 148 votes in opposition. Aberdeen saw this as a vote of no confidence [13] See appendix 3 [14] Queen Victoria supported Aberdeen. She asked numerous other politicians to take Aberdeen’s place after his resignation before she finally succumbed to Palmerston. 15] See Appendix 4 Word Count 980 [16] Palmerston had the policy of ‘gunboat diplomacy’ in which he dealt with foreign affairs in an aggressive and confrontational manner. [17] Indian mutiny of 1857 [18] The Congress of Vienna in 1815 between Britain, Russia, Austria Prussia and later France, had maintained peace for nearly 30 years. [19] The suppression of Russian power and influence happened after they lost in the war. Significant because the balance of power had previously been tipped in Russia’s favour. 20] The Treaty of Paris, signed on March 30th 1856, largely stopped Russia’s influence in the region as the Black Sea was made neutral territory. Russia also lost some of the territory it had held in the west and it’ influence in the Ottoman Empire. [21] Thanks to improving communications, Russell’s reports could be published across the whole country quicker than before. The use of telegram got information to Britain within 3 weeks. (with newly built railways and mechanized steam pressers for printing). [22] See appendix 5 [23] See appendix 6 24] See appendix 7 [25] A nurse who came to be well known due to her work in the Crimean War. [26] Arrived 4th November 1854 Word Count 1614 [27] Scutari – a hospital in Turkey in which Nightingale nursed British soldiers. [28] Nightingale wrote this on April 17th 1856. [29] Coxcombs were like pie charts. See appendix 8 [30] See appendix 9 [31] See Appendix 10 – His passionate plea to get women to help [32] Quote from Mary Seacole. See appendix 11 [33] Seacole set up a shop on the front line to sell food and cigarettes to soldiers.The money she gained from the shop she then spent on medical treatment for the soldiers. [34] See appendix 12 [35] At the Battle of Balaclava October 1854. Huge miscommunication between Lord Raglan and the soldiers which resulted in chaos. [36] Lucan, Lieutenant General, involved in the Charge of the Light Brigade. [37] Speech from Lord Cardigan later at the Mansion House in London See appendix 13 [38] Cardwell reforms: Edward Cardwell – Secutary of State for War – introduced reforms to improve army.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Differences Between Caucasian American And Hispanic Americans

The United States is a big country which involved multiple races, religions, cultures, and languages..etc.. Before I came to the U.S, I couldn’t tell the difference between a Caucasian American and a Hispanic American since their face and body structure seemed similar to me at that time. It took me about a year to fluently identify an individual’s ethnicity based on his/her appearance. Therefore, I was confused when I had to live with fifty people who came from different states. They all had different personalities, accents, and appearances. Based on my experience after my nine weeks training with the platoon, I divided my friends into three different categories. The people who well planned their future, the people who didn t plan their future and the people who joined because of the family guidance. The first category was the people who well planned their future before coming to the basic training. This type of people often was married and had a degree before joining the army. 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Friday, December 27, 2019

Essay about Math and Criminal Justice - 693 Words

Math and Criminal Justice Danielle DeCook MM150-66 Survey of Mathematics Instructor Lisa James July 8, 2010 A Career in the Criminal Justice Field There are so many career options in the Criminal Justice field I have not been able to decide exactly what I want to do yet but I am very interested in possibly becoming a Criminologist. While doing my research I have seen that Math is used in every aspect of Criminal Justice from law enforcement using math to work car accidents, drug raids, crime scenes, and sometimes just using math to figure up crime statistics in their area. A Criminologist will use statistical principles such as probability in criminal profiling, which is a way they attempt to put together a profile†¦show more content†¦(GRAPH OF FINDINGS OF NEXT PAGE REPRESSENTED BY FIG. 1) (Fig. 1) Once we looked at the information obtained it was hard to say for sure whether or not the nurse had anything to do with spike in deaths on the shifts she was present for. 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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Bram Stoker Father Of All Vampires - 1786 Words

Eric Ruiz Mrs. Cahill English 5/7/2017 Bram Stoker: Father of All Vampires There are a lot of new horror movies coming soon to theatres this 2017, and they have tons of hype building up from people all over the world. There was also a recent social media phenomenon that took place where random people would roam the streets in the dark, dressed as evil clowns, only to terrify and spook the public. The popularity of the horror genre is only increasing and advancing as the years go by, but who were the founders of this beloved genre? The start of our today’s evolving horror genre could have possibly began back to where time was not yet recorded, and stories were passed on orally. The rush of fear that horror stories bring to us is a feeling†¦show more content†¦A large chapter of Bram’s childhood took place in his bed, where he had a bell to ring his mother’s attention. But as more siblings joined the family, his mother’s attention was forced to be divided. 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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

La Liga Filipina free essay sample

La Liga Filipina Exile  to  Dapitan The making of the La Liga Filipina was the solution that Rizal thought of to stop the oppression of the Filipinos against the Spaniards. This aims to protect the Filipino people, to avoid the abuse of the Spaniards and most especially to unite the Filipinos. Rizal hopes that in creating the La Liga Filipina, it would put a stop to the abusive Spanish rule. In the time that the La Liga Filipina was already created, he was already thrown in Dapitan because of some charges such as the one responsible for the two novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, which was obviously against the Spanish rule and was also blamed being the leader of the Katipunan. He then won the lottery and was able to buy a land near the Talisay shore. He and his love interest, Josephine Bracken, also got married. They had a child but sadly died. We will write a custom essay sample on La Liga Filipina or any similar topic specifically for you Do Not WasteYour Time HIRE WRITER Only 13.90 / page During  these times, one of Rizal’s views was the importance of education. He strongly believed that education would be the solution to put a stop to the injustice of the Spanish rule. Rizal organized La Liga Filipina, a secret organization, on July 3 1892. It aimed to change the way the government was run in a peaceful way. In July 7, 1892, less than a week after the La Liga was organized, Captain General Despujol ordered Rizals exile to Dapitan, on suspicion of his involvement in rebellion. In Dapitan, he opened a school with fourteen(14) pupils. On December 29, 1896, he wrote the Last Farewell, and was executed in Bagumbayan (now Luneta) the next day.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Simple Harmonic Motion Lab Report Essay Example

Simple Harmonic Motion Lab Report Paper Motion Lab Report Introduction Simple harmonic motion is the motion of a mass on a spring when it is subject to the linear elastic restoring force given by Hookers Law. In this lab, we will observe simple harmonic motion by studying masses on springs. In the first part of this lab, you will determine the period, T, of the spring by observing one sliding mass that is attached to two springs with the spring constant k, and attached to a hanging mass by a string and a pulley. The next part, you will determine the period, T, of oscillation caused by two springs attached to either side of a sliding ass. By knowing the velocity in the second part, you can find kinetic energy and potential energy of the oscillating mass. Also, you must find the uncertainty in the period, kinetic energy, and potential energy. Procedure In this experiment, you will determine the experimental and theoretical period of a spring, the kinetic energy and potential energy by measuring the spring constant and velocity of a spring. In this first part of this lab, you will have a sliding mass on a frictionless air track attached to two springs on one side, and attached to a hanging mass by a string and pulley on the other. We will write a custom essay sample on Simple Harmonic Motion Lab Report specifically for you for only $16.38 $13.9/page Order now We will write a custom essay sample on Simple Harmonic Motion Lab Report specifically for you FOR ONLY $16.38 $13.9/page Hire Writer We will write a custom essay sample on Simple Harmonic Motion Lab Report specifically for you FOR ONLY $16.38 $13.9/page Hire Writer First you must calculate the mass of the sliding mass and the equilibrium displacement of the spring. The rest of the first part requires you to add 20 grams to the hanging mass and then measuring how far the sliding mass has moved for the equilibrium position. That number will be your delta x. Do that method five times and then solve for the spring constant through the formula: (Delta m) g = k (Delta x). The values of k that you solve for will be plugged into the formula: T = 2 (pi) (radical m/k). The period that you solved for will be your theoretical period. In part two of this lab, you will attach a spring on either side of a sliding mass on a frictionless air track and have a photo gate measure the period as the mass oscillates. Repeat that procedure for three more times and at each trial, add 20 more grams to the mass. The period that you get is your experimental period. The next step is to record the velocity of the oscillating mass to solve for the kinetic energy and potential energy. After finding the theoretical and experimental periods, you must make a graph comparing the two with error bars on the theoretical period. To find the uncertainty in the theoretical period, use the formula: Conclusion Through experiment, we have been able to calculate a value for two different kinds of periods of an oscillating mass, the kinetic energy, and the potential energy. A photo gate, which is connected to a frictionless air track that supports the sliding mass, records the period and velocity of the oscillating mass.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Father Tribute Speech Essay Essays

Father Tribute Speech Essay Essays Father Tribute Speech Essay Paper Father Tribute Speech Essay Paper Many name him rich but I call him pa. He is the adult male who has taught me to be the individual I am today. My pa has been at that place for me every twenty-four hours since I was born. and what my household and I have put him through I likely would hold gone brainsick a long clip ago. My pa is literally the lone adult male in our house. It is my pa. my ma. my older sister Olivia. me. and my younger sister Aliza. Even my Canis familiaris is a miss. even my litter sister’s fish is a miss. I don’t cognize how he does it. I truly don’t. But the thing is he deals with all of us misss every twenty-four hours and he still is one of the most sort hearted work forces I know. My pa is the nicest adult male non merely to me but to everyone he knows. He ever treats others the manner he wants to be treated. We live in a vicinity and my dad- if he knows you or not- will ever smile and beckon when you drive by. He is ever respectful to you no affair who you are or what you d o. As I’ve adult older. I’ve been able to see a much different position of a adult male I’ve ever known. : I can see much clearly now the adversities and the really many forfeits he made for me and our household. He has shaped me into the individual I am today. I don’t believe we could hold of all time found a more dedicated male parent so mine. He has taught me. through words and actions. the significance of love. honestness. difficult work and doing forfeits. We have been genuinely blessed to hold such a fantastic male parent whom we can besides name our friend. If one twenty-four hours I can be half the parent my pa is to me I will be satisfied. My pa has ever stood behind us misss and ever accepted us as the people we are. He has stuck with us through our many different involvements. from dancing and packaging to softball and tennis. My dad no affair what athletics we are making at the clip will ever be right following to us every measure of the manner. As I’ve grown my pa has lead me into my passion. golf. When I foremost started golfing the lone ground I liked traveling golfing with my pa is because he allow me drive the cart. My pa kept with me though. he is one of the best golf players I know. and he can drive the ball highly far. But one clip this summer my pa and I were golfing together and I drove my ball further than his. My first ball was still further than his on his 2nd shooting. I am a really competitory individual and I will likely neer do it once more. so he will neer populate down that one. But on that twenty-four hours it was much more to me than merely crushing my pa at something. that twenty-four hours was the twenty-four hours I felt as though I had genuinely made my father proud of me. I don’t think that my pa knows how much I truly do appreciate him and everything that he has done for me. My pa has been at that place for me every measure of the manner. From learning me the necessities like walking and speaking to merely the simple joys in life like siting a motorcycle and driving a auto. Every measure of the manner he was right at that place stating me how proud he was. To some those are merely simple words but to me they mean so much more. The one thing I want in life is to do my parents proud and to neer let down them. But what my pa doesn’t know is how proud I am of him. I’m proud of how he puts household foremost. ever. I can ever number on my Dad to be at that place at everything I do. I’m proud of his sense of wit. and how he lifts the liquors of those around him ; how he can raise the liquors of our household when times are tough. My pa did non hold the easiest childhood. he lost his female parent as a adolescent and grew up with merely a male parent but still today he is one of the happiest most joyful hearted work forces I know and for that I am proud. I’m proud to state you that he took the clip every dark when I was a kid to come upstairs tuck me in and snog me goodnight. I don’t believe he will of all time cognize how much that genuinely meant to me. Dad. I’m proud of you for many grounds. You have accomplished all kinds of things in your life. And I have no uncertainty that you will hold several more successes around the corner. You have done an unbelievable occupation of raising Olivia. Aliza. and I. Thank you for all that you have given me. thank you for all your love and support. but most of all. thank you for being such a fantastic male parent to me. Rich. my pa. is one of the best pas in the universe. He has and will ever take attention of me. My pa has the extreme regard for me and my determinations and that is why I have so much regard for him. My male parent would drop everything for me and my household. Every twenty-four hours I wake up and thank the Godhead for the gift I was given. I am so lucky to be blessed to hold such an astonishing individual in my life. I couldn’t believe of any other individual I would desire to compose this to. I would non merchandise my male parent for anyone or anything. He is the adult male that has made me into the individual I am today. Rich is my Dad. he’s my wise man. my friend and most of all he is my hero.