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  • To What Extent Were the Consequences of World War 1 the Causes of World War 2

    To What Extent Were the Consequences of World War 1 the Causes of World War 2

    To what extent were the consequences of WWI the causes for WWII At the end of World War One, Europe was left in a devastating state, four major empires disappeared and the economy was profoundly damaged. The first global war had taken place and fear of a second one was strongly felt across the continent. In order to bring political order to European politics and to prevent such a catastrophe from ever happening again, the

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    Essay Length: 1,660 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • The War at Its Core

    The War at Its Core

    The War at Its Core “World War I was not the product of a failed foreign policy. Foreign policy was not a cause but rather an effect. The true cause of the war lay in domestic politics and problems. Bismarck’s narrow social synthesis left many Germans out in the cold and produced a virulent class conflict. It was this class-conflict that pushed the German elite into the decision of war.” False. To narrowly blame Bismarck

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    Essay Length: 895 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Difference Between Today’s Media Coverage on the War and Past Media

    Difference Between Today’s Media Coverage on the War and Past Media

    Over different wars, media has progressed in its technology to show viewers more coverage. It has given us a chance to see a war thousands of miles a way on their living room television. It shows us things that are going on around the world, that at one time took months and know only take seconds. Coverage has changed a great deal sense our previous wars. In today’s war, we can turn on our television

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    Essay Length: 401 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War 1 - the Great War

    World War 1 - the Great War

    World War 1 World War 1 was called “The Great War”, “The war to end all wars”, and “The first modern war”. It had many causes and a few repercussions and I will describe them in detail. The most widely known reason for the start of World War1 was the assassination of the Arch Duke Ferdinad of Austria-Hungary in the Serbian capital of Sarajevo. The ArchDuke was there to talk to the Serbian leaders about

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    Essay Length: 441 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Artur
  • A Secret War Instills a Secret Behavior

    A Secret War Instills a Secret Behavior

    A Secret War Instills a Secret Behavior Head high, shoulders back, chests protruding and leading the way, these bodies strut confidently down the road. These people hold a face of high value. Others -- who carry an invisible rock on their shoulders and have eyes glued to the pavement -- either pace quickly to avoid anyone catching a glimpse, or saunter meticulously sluggish in hopes of going unnoticed. The blur of a fast-walker or the

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Victor
  • Becoming a Surgeon in the Civil War

    Becoming a Surgeon in the Civil War

    Becoming a Surgeon in the Civil War At the beginning of the Civil War, most people thought the war would only last a few weeks or months, so not much effort was put into recruiting doctors or surgeons. The surgeons that were recruited did not have formal training in medicine. They knew little about bacteriology and were ignorant of what caused the killer diseases. Most Civil War surgeons had never treated a gun shot wound

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    Essay Length: 281 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Dear America - When Will This Cruel War Be Over?

    Dear America - When Will This Cruel War Be Over?

    DEAR AMERICA When Will This Cruel War Be Over?  Report by: Jennifer Osei Book by: Barry Denenberg Pd .4 Characters Emma Simpson- She is the main character in this story . The whole concept of the book is about her diary . In her diary she talks about the stress and anxiety the war has brought upon her family .Emma to me is a static character. She still to me doesn’t mature as much

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Top
  • Waste of Tax Money on Drug War

    Waste of Tax Money on Drug War

    The "Waste of Tax Money" on Drugs This country spends millions, and millions of dollars on the "War on Drugs". Is this "War" really necessary? I've done a lot of research and I was very surprised to see the facts on how these laws came into place. The first drug law I could find was an 18 San Francisco ordinance that outlawed the smoking of opium in opium dens. This law was passed out of

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    Essay Length: 791 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Jon
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    On July 4, 1776, U.S. won it's independence from Britain and Democracy was born. The road to the government the U.S. has today was a long road with many obstacles and battles. The American Civil War is one of the most significant and controversial periods in American history. The Civil War was caused by mounting conflicting ideologies, principles, and prejudices, fueled by differences and pride, and set into motion by unlikely set of political events.

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • World War II in Europe - Divergence of German States

    World War II in Europe - Divergence of German States

    Background After the end of World War II in Europe, what territorially remained of pre-1945 Germany had been divided into four occupation zones (thanks to the Yalta Conference), each one controlled by one of the four occupying Allied powers: the Americans, British, French and Soviets. The old capital of of the Allied Control Council, was itself similarly subdivided into four zones. Although the intent was for the occupying powers to govern Germany together inside the

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Reasons for the American Civil War

    Reasons for the American Civil War

    Four years of American bloodshed on American soil. Why? The reasons are varied. From the formation of America to 1860, the people in this country were divided. This division was a result of location and personal sentiments. Peace could not continue in a country filled with quarrels that affected the common American. There is a common misconception that the American Civil War was fought only over slavery. B The Civil War lasted for four years,

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Vika
  • Systematic Rationalization of Thucydides’ Peloponnesian War

    Systematic Rationalization of Thucydides’ Peloponnesian War

    Systematic Rationalization of Thucydides' Peloponnesian War The Peloponnesian War, being one of the earliest wars with a good historical record, sets an important precedent for those interested in international relations. The information related by Thucydides in his writings on the war allows comparisons to be drawn with modern wars and conclusions to be drawn. One of the most important of these conclusions that may be drawn is that, like in modern times, the balance of

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    Essay Length: 1,233 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Jack
  • Justifying the War in Afghanistan

    Justifying the War in Afghanistan

    Justifying the War in Afghanistan Before arguing whether or not the war in Afghanistan was a just or unjust war, I am going to give some history about what was happening before 911 or talks of war even began. The Taliban was the government in Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001. The Taliban means “Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement”. They came into power during the civil war in Afghanistan, and were detested from the world community

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas involvement in World War Two 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

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Monika
  • War of the Roses

    War of the Roses

    The Wars of the Roses has finally come to an end, with the establishment of the Tudor dynasty being ruled by Henry VII. This war had erupted among the two rival houses of Lancaster and York, over the dispute for the crown of England. The Wars Of The Roses has been given this distinct name because the badges of the Lancaster and York house are a red rose and a white rose (Robinson para:2) One

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    Essay Length: 400 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • How to Tell a True War Story by Tim O’brien and a Soldier’s Home by Ernest Hemingway

    How to Tell a True War Story by Tim O’brien and a Soldier’s Home by Ernest Hemingway

    How To Tell a True War Story” by Tim O’Brien and “A Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemingway, the protagonists live life and tell their stories according to how war has affected them which is demonstrated by the modifications in O’Brien’s war stories and the protagonist’s social isolation in Hemingway’s short story In both selections, the protagonists have been somehow traumatized by their military service. “How To Tell a True War Story” is O’Brien’s personal “recollection”

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • Cold Mountain

    Cold Mountain

    COLD MOUNTAIN The story of "Cold Mountain" is a best selling novel and it is the first book written by Charles Frazier. It took years of research before he could write this novel. The plot of Cold Mountain is really and old idea, in fact it is an ancient one. The plot is the same as the one in an ancient book by Homer. The story I am referring to is "The Odyssey". The

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The American Government Effectively Uses the Media to Promote a War Time Effort

    The American Government Effectively Uses the Media to Promote a War Time Effort

    Thesis: The American government effectively uses the media to promote a war time effort. Throughout American history the media has played a key part in the perseverance through great struggles. The endorsement of the people that make up a nation helps to ensure the smooth flow of operations. America is no different from any other nation when it comes to this. A failure to keep popular opinion inline with the ways of the government stalls

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    Essay Length: 1,514 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • 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
  • Cause and Effect of Price Wars

    Cause and Effect of Price Wars

    Cause and Effect of Price Wars When large sums of money are at stake, many companies bend and flex to their limits to guarantee defeat over the competition. Sometimes they take a loss in one area for a gain in another area. There is a cause for every action the company makes, and in return for their action there is an effect. Although the effect can sometimes be pre-determined, no one is really sure

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington's Futile War on Drugs in Latin America”

    Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington's Futile War on Drugs in Latin America”

    Book review: “Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington’s futile war on drugs in Latin America” Edited by Ted Galen Carpenter Overview Introduction 3 I Modest results after thirty years of war 4 The war on drugs consequences on the drugs crops cultivation 4 The war on drugs consequences on the Latin American opinion 5 II The American strategy on the drug war: definitively a bad strategy? 8 The United States’ strategy on the war on drugs

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    Essay Length: 3,076 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Artur
  • War on Drugs

    War on Drugs

    War on Drugs Throughout history drugs have been nothing but a social problem, a burden per say. From Edgar Allen Poe smoking opium in an attempt to make his poetry more creative, to Vietnam soldiers coming back from the war addicted to heroin. Narcotics was not a serious issue at the time, only a small hand full of people were actually doing the drugs, and they were just simply looked down upon. It was not

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Janna
  • The War in Iraq

    The War in Iraq

    The War in Iraq I conducted five interviews on five different age groups and asked them all the same five questions. I feel like asking the same questions would give me a better understanding as to how they all felt similar or how they all felt different. The questions are as follows. Do you think it was good that we went to Iraq? Why? Do you think we should still be in Iraq? Why? Why

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Pivitol Effect of the French and Indian War on Great Britain and Its American Colonies

    The Pivitol Effect of the French and Indian War on Great Britain and Its American Colonies

    The French and Indian War helped to put an extensive strain on the relations of the powerful Great Britain and its loyal American Colonies. The war had put an exclusive strain greatly separating Britain and its colonies. The relations between Britain and its colonies deteriorated to a point of collapse. The French and Indian War had a significant history altering effect on Britain's political, economic, and ideological relationship with its American colonies. Starting, Parliament's massive

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • Can America Win the War on Terror?

    Can America Win the War on Terror?

    Can America win the war on terror? Just to comment briefly on the question, America's war on terror is a highly simplistic characterisation of something so complex. Saying war can be easily waged against terror makes it seem as if it can be easily won. America's war on terror is like waging a war on littering or waging a war against racism (which still goes on in the US and most parts of the world)

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jessica

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