Protestant Reformation in England: Influences & Causes

There were many factors that influenced the Protestant Reformation in England, such as the political climate of Roman Catholic Church corruption and the increasing discontent among both nobles and laymen. But the most important factor was King Henry VIII’s pervasive self-serving attitude which profoundly impacted, and ultimately caused the Reformation of England. Anne Boleyn’s influence…

The Bubble Act: Its Creation and Effect on English Business

In the year 1719, the English public debt was an overwhelming problem that hindered the Parliament as well as the Crown’s ability to effectively manage England’s finances. The manner in which government taxes were collected was inefficient and they often attempted to collect taxes several years in advance in an attempt gain control over the…

Tim Winton’s “The Riders”: Pete Keneally & Jimmy Brereton Analysis

Tim Winton’s novel “The Riders” is a very detailed novel about being a father and being a husband. The protagonist, Mr. Fred Scully, more commonly known as Scully encounter and overcomes his main disappointment of losing his beloved wife, Jennifer. Jennifer runs away from this family leaving Scully and his daughter, Billy, behind together. One…

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP): History

Born from the Niagara Movement, led by William E. B. DuBois, the NAACP has had a volatile birth and a lively history (Beifuss 17:E4). The impetus for the creation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People came in the summer of 1908. Severe race riots in Springfield, Illinois, prompted William English Walling…