World War One known as the great war?

World War 1 is know as the Great War, simply because it changed so much in the world. After World one war Countries could have lost lods of their land resulting in loss of economics, this changed who owned what land and has affected this way we live today. However some countries might think it’s […]

Determine the formula of hydrated Sodium Carbonate

Na2CO3.x H2O is the formula for hydrated Sodium Carbonate, where x represents the number of water molecules present in the crystals. The first method I will use to determine x, will involve heating the crystals. When the crystals are heated, they readily effloresce to form a white powder, the anhydrous form Na2CO3 1. Hydrated Sodium […]

Describe the social, political and economic effects of WWI

In 1918, the flames of the Great War finally receded from the continent that, over four years, had become a barren, cratered plain. Families were broken up, people were uprooted and all around swirled the dark currents of hatred and loss. In the wake of the terrible conflict, Europe and the world were hardly recognisable, […]

Theory of Availability – Trace Decay Theory

1. The trace decay theory argues that memories become less available over time as our brains create a path or ‘trace’ to each memory which, if we don’t rehearse it, will fade away and we will no longer be able to remember it anymore. It argues that once the trace has faded, that particular memory […]

Why was Mussolini able to come to power?

In 1922, the King himself invited Benito Mussolini into government. This was the result of numerous factors stemming from both, Mussolini’s ambition and ability and the favorable circumstances of the early twentieth century. Primarily the weakness and subsequent fall of the Liberal Regime laid the foundation for Italy’s future embracement of fascism however it was […]

Social structure today has 4 main components: status, roles, groups, and institutions

The world we live in today is governed by different sets of rules and regulations almost everywhere we turn. From when and how we brush our teeth, to how we drive our cars, our world is in a way, very predictable. This is all due to the social structure that resides in our society and […]

Why did Russia leave World War One?

From the offset Russia were always going to be fighting two wars, one against the enemy and one against themselves. The Triple Entente’s pressure was keeping the Russians fighting, as with them involved, Germany would be fighting on both a Western front and an Eastern front. As mentioned, Russia had many problems on its home […]

What was the Grand Alliance, and how did it come to the Cold War?

The Grand Alliance was the grouping of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union during the war. They formed on account of their common goal, to defeat Germany and her allies. They decided on nothing to do with what would happen after the war, only that they would not stop until they accomplished their […]

Why did the French Revolution end in 1799?

In the last decade before the French Revolution came to an end France was constantly changing its policies, constitutions and leaders. The country was in an utter state of disorder after The Terror and was craving control and consistency within its government. In 1795 another constitution was written, making it the third since 1789. This […]

3 min speech on smoking

Everyday in Great Britain about 450 children start smoking, 1 in 4 who turn into regular smokers by the age of 15. Would you want your child to become addicted to smoking? Cigarettes smoke contains over 4,800 chemicals and 69 are known to cause cancer. So why do people smoke? Why is smoking so harmful? […]