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  • Cold War Position Paper

    Cold War Position Paper

    Ivan Jose Caballero 4/9/18 Dr. Pellecchia APUSH Cold War Position Paper The Cold War Era was a period of political tensions between global powers such as America and the Soviet Union. It is an era when these superpowers are competing in an arms race. But who truly caused the creation of the Cold War? Many historians blame Stalin for his imperialistic tendencies of expanding his empire beyond Russia. Gaddis claims that Stalin was responsible for

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    Submitted: April 10, 2018 By: kaiju1211
  • Early Cold War - the United States and the Soviet Union

    Early Cold War - the United States and the Soviet Union

    Towards the end of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union were engaged in a clash of ideals, known as the Cold War. From 1945-1991, many regions, like Latin America, Asia and Europe were affected. The two competitors each tried to spread their political and economic influence worldwide. These two superpowers with competing ideas of government and economy were on the verge of war. The Cold War is defined as a state

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    Essay Length: 1,328 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2019 By: riyap
  • Cold War - Impacted Every Level of American Life

    Cold War - Impacted Every Level of American Life

    The USA saw a lost to containment Communist spreading Support Taiwan and focus on containing Asia Later called Domino Effect The Red Scare McCarthyism Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin Communist Sympathizer taking over gov’t Accusations lead to purges and show trials Un-American behavior Impacted every level of American Life Anti-Red Campaign Fear and suspicion Enemy within Liberals and Truman labeled “Comsymps” Forced Truman to take a hard stance on China The US lost Asian experts

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    Submitted: January 9, 2019 By: hghghghghg
  • What Impact Did the Cold War Have on the Cinema of the United States?

    What Impact Did the Cold War Have on the Cinema of the United States?

    What impact did the Cold War have on the cinema of the United States? The film industry was an important propaganda element in the cold war all around the world but it had a huge impact on the United States, it became a driving force behind popular culture for decades - espionage permeated films became the main focus amongst a lot of directors that tried to use the war as an inspiration to create more

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    Submitted: April 5, 2019 By: Mheha
  • Cold Mountain : The Civil War

    Cold Mountain : The Civil War

    Cold Mountain: The Civil War The Civil War was a four year armed conflict between northern and southern sections of the United States. The Civil War cost more American lives than any other war in history. There were bout 3 million people who fought in the beginning of the Civil War and about 600,000 people’s lives were lost at the end of the war. What began for many as a romantic adventure soon became a

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Top
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    Did you ever think about why the Civil War happened? I thought about it and came up with three of the best reasons I could think of to cause the Civil War. Here is what I think forced the north and south the come to war. First it was because of slavery, then the south seceded from the union when Lincoln was elected, and the south feared that the north would have majority in the

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II

    Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolved by World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems. Forceful leaders in several countries took advantage of these problems to seize power. The desire of dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan to conquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations. After World War I ended, representatives

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    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    This essay will describe the events that occurred following the Civil War in a period known as Reconstruction. In the South, during this period of time many people suffered from the great amount of property damage done to such things as farms, factories, railroads and several other things that citizens depended on to keep their economy strong. Some of these economic hardships included destruction of the credit system and worthless Confederate money. Though statistics in

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mikki
  • How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism In Balkans Contributed to First World War Nationalism in the Balkans helped contribute to the outbreak of WWI. Beginning in the late 19th century, the social unrest in the Balkan States became the focal point of many European powers. The Balkan peninsula was that of great importance due to its territorial and economic significance; however, the Balkan States consisted of many proud ethnic cultures who did not wish to be ruled by any

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • 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
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons why the South wanted to

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    Submitted: January 6, 2009 By: Mike
  • The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War On Drugs: A Losing Battle? In 1968, when American soldiers came home from the Vietnam War addicted to heroin, President Richard Nixon initiated the War on Drugs. More than a decade later, President Ronald Reagan launches the South Florida Drug Task force, headed by then Vice-President George Bush, in response to the city of Miami's demand for help. In 1981, Miami was the financial and import central for cocaine and marijuana, and the

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Common Viral Cold

    Common Viral Cold

    My report is on the common viral cold, I would like to go talk about how it is cought, its symptoms and how to cure it as quick as possible. The common cold is cought by coming in contact with some one who has the virus, thus the cold is cought through direct contact, from one infected person to the next, or from, Being in side in the winter time with the heater on all

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    Submitted: January 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    "On to Richmond" was the enthusiastic battle cry of the Union Soldiers as they went into battle. With the apparent disagreements between the Northern and Southern states, war was inevitable. The drastic differences in location, economy, and population played prevalent roles in the outcome of the war. The Civil War was surprisingly drawn out considering the North's overwhelming advantages, which eventually led them to victory. One of the most important advantages the North had was

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    The American Civil War, one of the bloodiest wars the United States has ever had to go through. The American Civil War started in 1861 and lasted until 1865. This conflict was a," separatist conflict between the United States Federal Government (Union) and eleven slave states that declared there secession and formed the Confederate States of America." We all know that the Union eventually came out on top in 1865 with the surrender of Robert

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Economics are the key to a country's development and prosperity only if the country is united in one ideology. This was not the case in the pre-Civil War period. The fragile balance created by expansion of the North and the South made the Civil War inevitable because the economies of each were based upon free labor and slave labor. The economy in the South was primarily agrarian and based upon the slave-labor system. (F) The

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War

    The Korean War took place between the years of 1950 and 1953. The cause of the war was that Korea was under Japanese rule ever since the end of the Chinese-Japanese war in 1895. After World War II, in 1945, Korea was freed from Japan. The United States troops occupied the southern part of the country and Russian forces took the north. The very first and main reason we entered the war in Korea was

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Why the Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    Why the Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    At 2:00 A.M. (local time) on August second 1990, Saddam Hussein sent the Iraqi military across the border into Kuwait, and sparked a war whose repercussions are still being felt. Today what eventually became known as the Persian Gulf War, featured the largest air operation in history; and a senseless destruction paralleled only to Danzig or Hiroshima. Even though Saddam was the one who physically invaded Kuwait, is balking at United Nations resolutions, and is

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War

    The Korean War For hundreds of years Korea was dominated by the Chinese empire. After Japan was defeated by the allies in WW II., Korea became occupied by the Russians in the North and the Americans in the South. Both the U.S. and the Soviets realized that Korea was a strategic country. It was important to occupy because it lay between China, Japan, and the Soviet Union. North and South Korea were divided by the

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Persian Gulf War - the Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War - the Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War-the Feat of the Western Countries Essay submitted by Unknown On August 2nd, 1990 Iraqi military forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. The order was given by Iraqi dictatorial president Saddam Hussein. His aim was apparently to take control Kuwait's oil reserves (despite its small size Kuwait is a huge oil producer; it has about 10 per cent of the world's oil reserves ). Iraq accused Kuwait, and also

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons why the South wanted to

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Causes of the Revolutionary War

    Causes of the Revolutionary War

    The haphazard and disorganized British rule of the American colonies in the decade prior to the outbreak led to the Revolutionary War. The mismanagement of the colonies, the taxation policies that violated the colonist right's, the distractions of foreign wars and politics in England and mercantilist policies that benefited the English to a much greater degree then the colonists all show the British incompetence in their rule over the colonies. The policies and distractions were

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world's largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812

    A.P. United States History War of 1812 Essay Answer the following: Is it valid to call the War of 1812 "America's worst-fought war"? Was the cause of the failure essentially military, or was it an inevitable result of the political disunity over the war's purposes? Provide support for your stance and "discredit" the opposing view. Maximum of 2 pages/ 15 Points The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and England. Ending in

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812

    The War of 1812 The United States of America began to see the effects of Anglo-French War by the early 1800's. This European quarrel began affecting the United States shipping industry. Britain and France were violating neutral shipping rights of American merchants. They thought of America as weak due to inadequate time the nation had to develop. These violations were the first and primary provoking factors that led to war with Britain. There was reason

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika

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