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  • World War 2

    World War 2

    After World War I, economy shot up causing historians to call the 1920s the ‘second industrial revolution.’ The economy of the 1920’s was a key change as it brought about new mass production, mass consumption, and set the stage for the ever-looming Great Depression. The 1920’s saw a great boom in mass production which allowed for cheaper prices of technology products. This decade was marked by an enormous expansion of consumer credit, where Americans were

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War 2 was a factor too often ignored by critics of American policy-American military weakness. When asked to evaluate how many troops were available if and when the United States would get involved, the army could only gather a mere one hundred thousand, when the French, Russian and Japanese armies numbered in millions. Its weapons dated from the first World War and were no match compared to the new artillery that Germany and its

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    War is one of the most tragic things in our world today. It is even sadder that usually it comes around at least once in our lifetime. In the 20th century alone we have already had two huge wars. These wars were call the World Wars simply because they involved most of the big countries of the world. Many people have died in these wars.. especially the second World War. That is my focus for

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    The Country Comes Together “Yesterday, December 7, 1941-a date that will live in infamy- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” When the United States was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941 we were a third rate military power. By the end of the war in 1945 we were producing more weapons and firepower than the rest of the

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Top
  • World War 2 1939 to 1945

    World War 2 1939 to 1945

    World War 2 World War 2 took place during 1939-1945. It was the largest and deadliest war in history.The war was between the axis and allie powers. The allies consisted of Poland, Britian, France, Soviet union, U.S China, against the axis powers Germany, Italy nd Japan.By the end of the war there was 62 million people dead.The war began when Germany invaded poland. The U.K and France declared war on germany. There was many

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Top
  • World War 2 and the Cuban Revolution of 1945

    World War 2 and the Cuban Revolution of 1945

    World War 2 And The Cuban Revolution Of 1945 Perhaps Noam Chomsky best summed up the French sentiment toward World War 2 when he said, "History hath triumphed over time, which besides it nothing but eternity hath triumphed over." (Herotodus 92) Although it was not clear in 1940, we now know that World War 2 was actually a monumental conspiracy by the French lower-class in their attempt to distract its citizens from the democracy of

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • World War 2 and the Cuban Revolution of 1945

    World War 2 and the Cuban Revolution of 1945

    World War 2 And The Cuban Revolution Of 1945 Perhaps Noam Chomsky best summed up the French sentiment toward World War 2 when he said, "History hath triumphed over time, which besides it nothing but eternity hath triumphed over." (Herotodus 92) Although it was not clear in 1940, we now know that World War 2 was actually a monumental conspiracy by the French lower-class in their attempt to distract its citizens from the democracy of

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Tasha
  • World War 2 Draft

    World War 2 Draft

    During 1940 depression weary Americans hoped that the new decade would bring better days than the previous one. War swept Europe and Asia. People began to wonder whether when war rumours began to flood the newspapers. People tried to ignore the war by going to movies, watching sports, and listening to music. By mid 1940 war was no longer possible to pretend. The time had come for citizens and representatives in Washington to take

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: July
  • World War 2 Draft

    World War 2 Draft

    During 1940 depression weary Americans hoped that the new decade would bring better days than the previous one. War swept Europe and Asia. People began to wonder whether when war rumours began to flood the newspapers. People tried to ignore the war by going to movies, watching sports, and listening to music. By mid 1940 war was no longer possible to pretend. The time had come for citizens and representatives in Washington to take

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • World War 2 Japan

    World War 2 Japan

    World War II Japan committed what some would consider suicide, when their aircraft bombed Pearl Harbor.1 Pearl Harbor was the most important day of World War II. This was the first strike towards the US. making them enter the war. Even though the US. had been involved a little before this. The attack prompted full entrance of the US. into the war. Japan wanted to not depend on white imperialist nations, like Britain, France, Netherlands

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Jon
  • World War 2 Profile

    World War 2 Profile

    Thought there have been movies and documentaries made about the events of World War II the story of the common man has been underrepresented. Movies like Pearl Harbor glamorize the hero and his epic love story. Untold are the graphic accounts and emotional stresses that were experienced by the common soldier. Henry Wedman was born December 10th 1922, in the small town of Arkansas City, Kansas. Spending most of his time working on the family

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mikki
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I began with the death of an archduke. Archduke Franz Ferdinand beloved that slaves along with his empire required more power. Archduke Franz Ferdinand use to be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. On June 28, 1914, a group of Serbs who believed that the slaves belonged to them attempted an assignation of the archduke Ferdinand by trying to blow him up. The group was known as the “Blackhand.” This group failed to blow

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Andrew
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I Nations should take into consideration on how their actions affect the rest of the world. There are sometimes when you should do what you think is right for yourself. But this is a nation. It isn’t just only you. There are a whole lot of other people you must satisfy. Put it this way a Nation is a team. The nation has to work as a one. Some people may not like

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • World War I

    World War I

    DBQ Essay World War I was the result of leaders' aggression towards other countries which was supported by the rising nationalism of the European nations. Economic and imperial competition and fear of war prompted military alliances and an arms race, which further escalated the tension contributing to the outbreak of war. One cause of the World War was militarism, which is a policy in which military preparedness is of primary significance to a situation. Another

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Yan
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I Nothing was a bigger disaster than what happened in World War I. This was such a bad war because everyone in the world has allies, and the allies are in oath to help there ally when things get rough or that country is going to war. What I am here to inform you about is how one of the major countries and why one of the biggest powers in the world

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • World War I: Total War

    World War I: Total War

    WORLD WAR 1 "World War I: Total War" Europe since pre-Roman times has been marked by conflict. Warring tribes often did battle in small skirmishes and hand-to-hand combat. But as the civilizations grew and technology improved the battles became larger and much more intense. With the Industrial revolution, warfare would change forever. This can be best seen in World War One. The "war to end all wars" gradually escalated to a global conflict, dragging the

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • World War II

    World War II

    I. Wartime Conferences Prepare for Peace a. U.S. took part in 15 major international conferences b. Cairo- • November 1934- FDR, Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek met in Cairo, Egypt. Agreed on two issues: 1. Korea, then under Japanese domination, would be independent, and 2. Formosa, now Taiwan, would be returned by Japan to China. c. Teheran- • In late Nov., FDR & Churchill proceeded to Teheran, Iran. Promised Stalin that a second front would soon

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Andrew
  • World War II

    World War II

    Growing domestic opposition to the Nationalist government's policy of self-strengthening before counterattacking in N China and Manchuria led to the kidnapping of Chiang Kai-shek was kidnapped at Xi'an in Dec., 1936, by Chang Hsьeh-liang . Chiang was forced to agree to a united anti-Japanese front with the Communists as a condition for his release. The situation was tense, and in 1937 full war commenced. A clash (July, 1937) between soldiers of the Japanese garrison at

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Fatih
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II Over 68 years ago there was a war that came to be known as World War II. It was not only one of the greatest wars in history but one of the most destructive. On September 1, 1939 this war started out and didn’t end until 6 long and bloody years of total war in 1945. The war started 6 years after the Weimer Republic ended. This war was between Germany, Italy

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Jessica
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II or the Second World War was a global conflict that began on 7 July 1937, in Asia and 1 September 1939, in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the world's countries and every inhabited continent. Virtually all countries that participated in World War I were involved in World War II. It was the most extensive and expensive apocalyptic armed conflict in the history of the World. Attributed in varying

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II As totalitarian sates emerged into power, the United States got involved with World War II to help control these groups and to promote democracy in the European theatre of the world. The party with the most power at the time was the Nazi Party, led by Adolf Hitler. This socialist party was led by a powerful dictator who broke away from the League of Nations and began to conquer vast amounts of

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • World War II

    World War II

    At the end of World War I the victorious nations formed the League of Nations for the purpose of airing international disputes, and of mobilizing its members for a collective effort to keep the peace in the event of aggression by any nation against another or of a breach of the peace treaties. The United States, imbued with isolationism, did not become a member. The League failed in its first test. In 1931 the Japanese,

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Fonta
  • World War II

    World War II

    Liberty is very important to me. It gives me the opportunity to make choices for myself. I am free to choose how I will live my life. I am responsible for my choices. I have the ability to be whatever I want to act. Liberty lets me be me. Liberty is the central theme in two stores. In the story “Liberty” by Julia Alvarez, a young girl is given a dog named Liberty. The government

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    Submitted: April 26, 2017 By: Syyazzie
  • World War II Dbq

    World War II Dbq

    The United States had entered World War I against many wishes of the American public, which made the ratification for the peace agreement an even more difficult task. Woodrow Wilson justified American involvement by claiming that an Ally victory would ensure a new world order. The war would be used as an instrument to “make the world safe for democracy”. However, many Americans, government officials, and even the Allies did not agree with the progressive

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    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: regina
  • World War II in 1939

    World War II in 1939

    World War II in 1939 happened for many reasons. I feel that appeasement was one of the biggest reasons. This is because of collective security, all these countries wanted was collective security. This put off the war. Appeasement got these countries nothing and nowhere. There were reasons like Hitler defying the Versailles Treaty, Japan invading Manchuria and Mussolini’s attack on Ethiopia. When Hitler defied the Treaty of Versailles he did because of many things, but

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    Submitted: April 28, 2017 By: gjimenez21
  • World War one

    World War one

    Great Depression- the severe economic slump that followed the collapse of the U.S. stock market in 1929, WW1 New Deal- U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt’s economic reform program designed to solve the problems created by the Great Depression Weimar Republic- the republic that was established in Germany in 1919 and ended in 1933, the Weimar Republic had serious weaknesses from the start. The Germans blamed this government for their defeat. Nazism- the fascist policies of the

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War Poets

    World War Poets

    Georg Trakl, Wilfred Owen and Isaac Rosenberg are all World war 1 poets. They all three also took part in the war. They all three died during the war as well. Owen and Rosenberg were both English as well while Trakl is Austrian. They all wrote of people dead or dying but they all did that in different ways. Georg Trakl was an Austrian that served as a pharmacist on the eastern front. He did

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    Submitted: December 18, 2008 By: Jon
  • World War Tanks

    World War Tanks

    The battle of Stalingrad raged from August 1942 until the German surrender on 2 February 1943. Significantly, it was the first catastrophic defeat to befall the Wermacht Army who not only lost the battle but were severely humiliated. Indeed, the German Army never fully recovered from this blow to its morale. Upwards of 270,000 troops were killed and 91,000 prisoners were taken by the Red Army; included in this latter number were 23 German Generals.

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Tommy
  • World War Two

    World War Two

    WORLD WAR TWO The second World War was resulted from the rise of a dictatatorship, military regimes in Germany, Italy, and Japan, an event that was a result of the Great Depression that swept over the world in the early 1930s and from the conditions created by a peace agreement following World War I. After World War I, Germany was defeated, Italy was disappointed and Japan was ready to and determined to get back the

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Anna
  • World War Two

    World War Two

    The United states have encountered many tough situations since World War Two. The end of the war did not mean peace. Although the United States have not been in a declared war since 1945 the Cold War caused much uproar throughout the world. After World War Two the United States and the Soviet Union have had many close encounters. World War Two did not end the hostility between the two countries but ironically to another

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Mike
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