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  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War Two started on September 1st ,1939 when the Germans began attack on Poland when airplanes, tanks and other troops entered Poland. The war that was soon to begin affected more people than any other war in history, killing around 15,000,000 people, By 1942 all major countries were involved with this war. World War Two was the beginning of a new age nuclear weapons had replaced your average infantrymen and far less people now

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • World War 2 & Star Wars

    World War 2 & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • World War 2 & Star Wars

    World War 2 & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Top
  • World War 2 & Star Wars

    World War 2 & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Wendy
  • World War 2 & Star Wars

    World War 2 & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Tasha
  • World War 2 1939

    World War 2 1939

    The world was plunged into World War II in 1939 for many reasons. There were reasons such as Japan invading Manchuria, Mussolini's attack on Ethiopia, and when Hitler defies The Versailles Treaty. Appeasement was one of the biggest things that lead to WWII. It basically just postponed the War from happening. The Most effective response to aggression at this time was surely collective security. Using Appeasement got the countries no where and didn't benefit them

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Monika
  • World War Heroes

    World War Heroes

    Courage, determination and hope were only a few of the unique qualities which were displayed by the thousands of brave soldiers who fought throughout World War I. Arthur Brownlie held these character traits, giving his life for the benefit of his country. Love, attention, and obedience are all essential components in order for a proper and supportive childhood. Arthur Andrew Brownlie was one of eight children, born to Alice and James Brownlie in November 1889.

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Max
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I was a military conflict that lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was a usual war with airplanes, machine guns, and tanks. However, the commanders often fought World War I like it was a 19th Century war. They would march their troops across open land into the face of machine guns and often slaughter. A result of this, was the invention of the strategy known as trench warfare. The most recent use of

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War I

    World War I

    Jean Gathoni Mr. Beeson Long Essay Time: 1 hour World War I The first “world war”, from 1914 to 1918, was fought throughout Europe and beyond. It became known as the war to end all wars. It cast an immense shadow on tens of millions of people. One of the soldiers wrote back home saying, “This is not war.” “It is the ending of the world.” Half of all Frenchmen aged 20 to 32 at

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    Submitted: May 10, 2017 By: Jean Gathoni
  • World War I - Affect on Usa

    World War I - Affect on Usa

    At first the encounter seemed remote, but its economic and political effects were swift and deep. By 1915 U.S. industry, which had been mildly depressed, was prospering again with munitions orders from the Western Allies. Both sides used propaganda to arouse the public passions of Americans -- a third of whom were either foreign-born or had one or two foreign-born parents. Moreover, Britain and Germany both acted against U.S. shipping on the high seas, bringing

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: regina
  • World War I and World War II

    World War I and World War II

    World War I and World War II: A comparison of the weapons, Technological advances and the tactics involved. World War I and World War II both changed the political world and forever alter the war we thought about warfare. Not only did it change the world in those ways, it also drastically changed the way war was waged. Numerous technological advancements allowed for war to be waged further away from your enemy, with greater accuracy,

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Tommy
  • World War I Ended with the Treaty of Versailles

    World War I Ended with the Treaty of Versailles

    World War I Ended With the Treaty of Versailles June 28, 1919 World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to 13 million lives and caused unprecedented damage. Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allied Nations (including Britain, France, Italy and Russia) signed

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Bred
  • World War I: The Significant Turning Point

    World War I: The Significant Turning Point

    World War I: The Significant Turning Point On June 28 1914 a spark was set off in Sarajevo which would become an explosion throughout the world. The event that led to World War One was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. A Serbian nationalist secret society, also known as the Black Hand, was who was responsible for Ferdinand's death. This spark would set off a "mechanical series of events that

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II, or the Second World War, was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. It involved the mobilization of over

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II began I 1941 for the United States when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. World War II had already been raging for years before the United States entered it. Adolf Hitler in Germany, Benito Mussolini in Italy, and the seizure of Manchuria by Japan where big factors for the beginning of war II. The Axis powers stood against the Allied powers by the end of World War II. Germany, Italy, and Japan stood together

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II, or the Second World War,[1] was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. It involved the mobilization of over

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • World War II - Effects

    World War II - Effects

    Regeneration World War I was fought on the battlegrounds of Europe. Death and dismay was strewn throughout the landscape. The major players included, but were not limited to, The United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and France. Much like the Vietnam War, that would occur later on in the century, this war was one of bewilderment for most of the people involved, and not involved, for that matter. The soldiers and civilians alike were uncertain

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War Ii: Battle of Stalingrad

    World War Ii: Battle of Stalingrad

    World War II: Battle of Stalingrad The post D-Day Allied assault that swept through France was halted by Hitler's unexpected counter-attack through the Ardennes, resulting in a confrontation named the Battle of the Bulge. The Allied battle front in the autumn of 1944 made an end to the war by Christmas look likely. They had liberated most of France in a matter of months, and were now marching towards the Ruhr River, which was the

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Yan
  • World War Ll: Somme

    World War Ll: Somme

    Le Bataille de la Somme -1 July - 13 November 1916 -Intended to be a decisive breakthrough, the Battle of the Somme instead became a byword for futile and indiscriminate slaughter, with General Haig's tactics remaining controversial even today. The British planned to attack on a 24km (15 mile) front between Serre, north of the Ancre, and Curlu, north of the Somme. Five French divisions would attack an 13km (eight mile) front south of the

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Victor
  • World War one Causes

    World War one Causes

    Historians since 1918 have frequently sought for a rational but simplistic explanation for the beginning of World War One, in their attempt to rationalize history. As such, many historians have advanced the argument that it was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 that provided the impetus for the war. However, whilst this assassination may have led to the formal declaration of war, a more thorough examination of the years leading up to 1914

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: regina
  • Would Francisco Pizzaro Be Considered a War Criminal Today?

    Would Francisco Pizzaro Be Considered a War Criminal Today?

    Would Francisco Pizarro be considered a war criminal today? Francisco Pizarro, born c. 1471-1478 in Trujillo, Spain, was a Spanish conquistador. He is known as the conqueror of the Inca Empire, and founder of Lima, the capital of Peru. Not only did he participate in the Vasco Nunez de Balboa expedition to Panama that discovered the Pacific Ocean, but he also claimed most of South America for Spain and opened the way for Spanish culture

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Top
  • Write a Critique of Michael P.Todaroвђ™s Definition of Development

    Write a Critique of Michael P.Todaroвђ™s Definition of Development

    Todaro defines development “as a multidimensional process involving major changes in social structures, popular attitudes, and national institutions, as well as the acceleration of economic growth, the reduction of inequality, and the eradication of absolute poverty. Development, in its essence, must represent the whole gamut of change by which an entire social system, tuned to the diverse basic needs and desires of individuals and social groups within that system, moves away from a condition of

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Wuthering Heights and Romantic Ascent

    Wuthering Heights and Romantic Ascent

    Martha Nussbaum describes the romantic ascent of various characters in Wuthering Heights through a philosophical Christian view. She begins by describing Catherine as a lost soul searching for heaven, while in reality she longs for the love of Heathcliff. Nussbaum continues by comparing Heathcliff as the opposition of the ascent from which the Linton's hold sacred within their Christian beliefs. Nussbaum makes use of the notion that the Christian belief in Wuthering Heights is both

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Ww II

    Ww II

    The Second World War was the most deadly, destructive and consequential war in history. Seventeen million military personnel died in the war. Civilian deaths in the Soviet Union and China alone totaled 30 million. Causes of the war can be traced back to the end of World War I. Germany, Italy, and Japan suffered deep economic problems. Inflation was rampant. However, by the late 1920s, economic order was being restored. This trend reversed when the

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Ww2

    Ww2

    The North Atlantic Run: The Submarine War And The Allied Response During Ww 2 The North Atlantic Run: The Submarine war and the Allied Response in the Second World War In September 1939, with the beginning of World War II, German U-boat operations got under way against allied forces; the allies responded to the U-boat threat with a number of counter measures. The combined affect of protection of ships by convoys, harassment of U-boats by

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Max
  • Ww2 and the Soviet Economy

    Ww2 and the Soviet Economy

    War never seems to be presented as a good thing. At best, it is marketed by those wishing to engage in it as a necessary evil. War destroys. It destroys villages, cities, buildings, communities, and most importantly it destroys human life and families and on a larger scale can destroy nations. War does not build. It is not constructive. War is destructive. The Russian people had enough war. They were weary of an unpopular war

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Ww2 Concentration Camps

    Ww2 Concentration Camps

    A concentration camp was a prison where the many Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, disabled, Poles and Jehovah's Witnesses were sent by the Nazi regime. It is estimated that the Nazi party created and controlled 15,000 different camps which were found in several countries. These countries included Germany, France, Holland, Norway, Poland, Russia, Yugoslavia, Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Most of the camps were constructed near railways which was mainly how the prisoners

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    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Wwi

    Wwi

    On August 1, Germany declared war on Russia, and two days later, declared war on France. Germany quickly put its military plan, the Schlieffen Plan, into effect. The Schlieffen Plan would send half their troops to defeat France, and then fight Russia. Germany wanted to travel through Belgium, a neutral country, but they refused. Germany then invaded Belgium, which brought Great Britain into the war. On August 4, Great Britain declared war on Germany. Germany

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Wwii

    Wwii

    Dearest Mother and Father, I am currently assigned to fight under Lieutenant-General Erwin Rommel in North Africa, which is where I am now. Benito Mussolini has asked for help in North Africa and Adolf Hitler has sent Rommel to command the new Deutsches Afrika Korps. The Afrika Korps is the corps-level headquarters controlling the German Panzer divisions in Libya and Egypt. Rommel's lectures were published as a book on infantry tactics in 1937 and after

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: July
  • Wwii

    Wwii

    When war broke out, there was no way the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately one country saw and understood that Germany and its allies would have to be stopped. America's Involvement in World War two not only contributed in the eventual downfall of the insane Adolph Hitler and his Third Reich, but also came at the precise time and moment. Had the United States entered the war any earlier the

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Mike
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