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  • World War 1 Causes

    World War 1 Causes

    WWI Causes World War I, a war that started out locally in Europe between Austria-Hungary and Serbia that later ended up including thirty two different nations. This war has been around for almost a century and yet the causes of it are still being debated. There are many different scenarios that have been considered. Some of the key reasons that were believed to have instigated WWI were nationalism, imperialism, militarism, and an arrangement of treaties.

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War 1 Continuity and Change

    World War 1 Continuity and Change

    Wars in the past have immensely changed the current status of many states. World War I has affected a lot of Europe as well a many regions of Asia. The Middle East and South Asia were just two of many changed regions. In the years during and after World War I, the Middle East and South Asia has experienced many similarities and many differences which helped establish the basis of these two areas now. In

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    Submitted: May 20, 2016 By: Cece Jordayne
  • World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    Life in the trenches is varied differently from alliance to alliance, but the hardship is still the same. So what are the trenches like for our soldiers at war? All of the soldiers face many difficulties while at war. Death is a constant comrade in war whether in the trenches or not. Constant shellfire brings random deaths to those not even on guard. Many of the soldiers are buried due to large bombardments in the

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jack
  • World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    Phillip Jones March 15, 2005 Essay #1 During World War I, trench warfare was very common. It was a newer technique in battles as in wars prior to the Great World War, fighting was less invasive and men merely marched at each other from opposite ends of fields and fought until only one side remained standing or a white flag was hung high in surrender. In fact in older wars, the fighting was far less

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Victor
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Introduction The start of World War II prompted countries to make large technological advances. With the war raging all around the world, and more and more countries entering the fray, it was especially important for governments to continue to develop new technologies to get a step up on their opponents. Many new weapons, vehicles, and ways of communication were developed and used against the Axis of Power. In today's modern wars, many of these technologies

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War II ranged from 1939 through 1945 and it involved every major world power. On one side were the Allies, including Great Britain, the United States, France and the Soviet Union. On the other side the Axis powers included Germany, Japan and Italy. This conflict resulted from the rise of totalitarian, militaristic regimes in Germany, Japan and Italy after World War I. Partly responsible were the humiliating peace treaties forced on Germany after World

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War I has often been referred to as the "Great War." This is a rather deceiving statement being that over 65 million men fought, and over 37 million men died in a war that lasted 4 years. World War I was, also, referred to as the "War to end all Wars." Yet, 20 years later that statement would no longer be true as WWII erupted in 1939. When WWI ended with no real purpose

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    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: regina
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Europe On September 1, 1939, Germany, led by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, invaded Poland according to a secret agreement with the Soviet Union, which joined the invasion on September 17. The United Kingdom and France responded by declaring war on Germany on September 3, initiating a widespread naval war. Germany rapidly overwhelmed Poland, then Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France in 1940, and Yugoslavia and Greece in 1941. Italian, and later German, troops

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Anna
  • 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
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