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Queen Elizabeth I

its centuries of existence, England has had many different rulers sit on its throne. One of the longest and most celebrated reigns in the country’s history is that of Queen Elizabeth I, who ruled from 1558 to 1603. During her time as Queen, Elizabeth possessed many qualities that made her an exceptional monarch, including religious tolerance, support of the arts, and love for her people. Elizabeth I became queen during a period of religious conflict in England. Unlike her sister Mary, who...

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Was Elizabeth I a good Queen?

Queen Elizabeth I reigned for over 45 years (1585 - 1603). She accomplished this feat by making some very important decisions that would change England forever. Many of these decisions created great uproar from the general public; others would leave her with many supporters. Elizabeth's predecessor, Mary I, had married Philip II of Spain before she died. Once Elizabeth came into power Philip asked for her hand in marriage. Philip offered to aid England with their war with France (England was losing badly...

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Jamestown vs. New England

each settlement. Many of the early problems in both settlements can be contributed to a lack of knowledge on the parts of the settlers along with attacks from neighboring Native American tribes. The Jamestown colony was located near present day James City County, Virginia. Jamestown was the first permanent settlement by the English in what is in current day known as the United States. The location of Jamestown was selected primarily for the fact that it provided a favorable defensive location...

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By 1571, to what extent had Elizabeth I solved most of her internal and external problems?

By 1571, Elizabeth I had solved most of her internal and external problems that she had faced at the beginning of her reign? Assess the validity of this view In 1558 Elizabeth inherited a throne encumbered with various internal and external problems, due to the actions in previous reigns of the ‘little Tudors’. Internal problems referred to predicaments occurring in England and personal issues with the monarch, e.g. the religious settlement of Catholicism in Mary Tudors reign and rebellions posed...

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Queen Elizabeth I: A Feminine Ruler

First Last Ewing English IV Honors 29 April 2013 A Feminine Ruler Queen Elizabeth I is argued to be one of the best rulers of England. She was different from many of the rulers before her in many ways. Elizabeth was able to show the world that a woman was more than capable of ruling over a country; she was capable of changing one. Queen Elizabeth was intellectual, witty, and used her feminine beauty to get her way. Using her developed talents, Elizabeth was able to overcome many obstacles...

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Ap Euro Dbq Elizabeth I

Shelby Mazzone 10/24 AP Euro DBQ Elizabeth I was the Queen of England who ruled from 1558-1603. Elizabeth’s reign achieved great success including great achievements in the arts and an increase in literacy. Overall Elizabeth’s rule established political stability, although Elizabeth battled opposing views, during that time, from people who saw a women unfit to rule and superior to men. Even through these negative views Elizabeth responded by applying strong leadership skills...

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Queen Elizabeth I

 Queen Elizabeth I Characteristics or behaviors are traits that make a person who they are. Depending on those traits, the person can place either a positive or negative impact on others. When being placed in a position that regards a sense of authority, it is very very important to own positive and influential characteristics that will help lead a crowd. Although that is the obvious expectation of a leader or ruler, some people fail to meet this standard and take advantage of the ability...

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Absolutism in the 1700s Exceeded Constitutionalism

France and England in the 17th century demonstrates the intellectual and practical superiority of absolutism over constitutionalism. Absolutism in France was much more secure than Constitutionalism in England. Absolutism controlled all competing interest groups and organized all religious sects. Louis XIV had centralized power and control under his authority in France while Constitutionalism in England failed to create absolute monarchy. Constitutionalism in England dealt with James I, Charles I, and James...

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Mary Queen of Scots vs. Elizabeth I

AP Euro A-2 Allyson Maas For my topic of my document based question, I chose to describe the different tensions between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. This is an important topic to discuss during the Elizabethan era. The aggressive tensions between the two rulers were crucial to the lifestyles of the commoners. During the reign of Elizabeth I, 1558-1603, and Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1567, tensions between England and Scotland entered a climactic point. Mary, Queen of Scots experienced...

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H. World History Ch. 16 Outline

Revolution and Change in England A) The Tudors and the Stuarts 1) The Reign of Mary Tudor a) revolution: a radical attempt to change the very structure of a country’s government b) in the late 1400’s the Tudor family became the rulers of England. 2) The Reign of Elizabeth I a) Mary Queen of Scots i)When Mary I died her half-sister, Elizabeth, became queen. ii) Elizabeth had no children so the crown went to Mary Queen of Scots, a Catholic. b) The Spanish Armada i) In 1588, Phillip...

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