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  • Unjust Iraq War

    Unjust Iraq War

    The Iraq war has been a very sensitive and divisive issue in today's society. Although we can not ignore the cloud around this administration when it comes to potential incentives that going to war presented, (such as oil for profits and retaliation to Saddam Hussein for the Gulf War and treatment of President Bush Sr.), I will look beyond these potential motives to explain why the U.S. involvement in the Iraq War was unjust simply

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Roles of Important Women During the Civil War

    Roles of Important Women During the Civil War

    Women played an important role during the American Civil War but it wasn't until 100 years afterwards that they received recognition. Even today history books skip over the important roles women had during the Civil War. Wives, mothers, daughters, and grandmothers impacted the War both at home and on the battlefield. Their lives changed in many ways with the onset of the Civil War. Women took on many different roles that helped their side during

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The War That Made America

    The War That Made America

    Albina Hoxha HIST 4319 June 18th, 2008 French and Indian War The War That Made America From The British prospective The French and Indian War also known as the Sevens’ Year War, is the war that made America. It was fought not only in America, but also in India and Africa where France and Great Britain had established colonies. This war was about dominating the North America. The French and the British were fighting each

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ulysesse S. Grant and His Time in the Civil War

    Ulysesse S. Grant and His Time in the Civil War

    Before Grant even became general a lot had happened to get the war started such as taking over other various pieces of lands and even loses some battles but when grant came in it was the beginning of a legacy, he is part of what made it easier for us to win this battle that took a lot longer than either side thought it would, a lot of people see grant as a hero

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • War After Napoleon to World War II

    War After Napoleon to World War II

    8 Aug 2002 WAR AFTER NAPOLEON TO WORLD WAR II After the defeat of Napoleon and the French Empire, the world looked favorably upon options for peace. The greatest sea power of the time was Britain, and with the goal of controlling the free trade, the island country looked to make the waters more advantageous. The British government realized that a countries wealth was not going to be possessed by an expanding empire, but by

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Civil War Reconstruction Dbq

    Civil War Reconstruction Dbq

    During the time period of 1860 and 1877 many major changes occurred. From the beginning of the civil war to the fall of the reconstruction, the United States changed dramatically. Nearly one hundred years after the Declaration of Independence which declared all men equal, many social and constitutional alterations were necessary to protect the rights of all people, no matter their race. These social and constitutional developments that were made during 1860 to 1877 were

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jack
  • Sacrifices in Love and War

    Sacrifices in Love and War

    Sacrifices in Love and War Casablanca is one of the best films produced by the World War II Hollywood propaganda machine. During this period of time, in 1943, the movie was among one of the one hundred war films that represents the Office of War Information’s early intentions of truthfully representing the war. The Motion Picture was filmed to educate the public about the issues surrounding the war as well as the causes of and

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: regina
  • How Did the Iraqi War Effect the Presidential Election?

    How Did the Iraqi War Effect the Presidential Election?

    How did the Iraqi War effect the Presidential election? After September 11, President Bush and his administration, associated the Iraqi regime with terrorism, and said Iraq had the capacity to produce Weapons of Mass Destruction, which could be used by terrorists to threaten the United States. Therefore, encouraging the U.S. citizens to support Bush and reelect him as President because he would take action by sending troops to Iraq, to find Saddam and other terrorists,

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Twain’s War Prayer Voice Analysis

    Twain’s War Prayer Voice Analysis

    Twain’s morbid narrative calls to action of the silent outcome of wishing for death when praying for war. Twain’s cynical argument, weaves the ironic idea of praying for peace and doing it in the most obscure way possible by killing. In the morose argument, Twain’s usage of rhetorical questioning is a major impact because it allows the readers to think in a new prospective rather than allows looking on the bright side: Everything has a

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Key Events Leading to Revolutionary War

    Key Events Leading to Revolutionary War

    Events Leading to the Revolutionary War In the 18th century, world advances were made through ones connections. The closer relationship one had with the king, the better opportunity they have. Cronyism allows people with less talent to rise in society. However, living in colonies reduced the influence of cronyism. One could rise economically and socially through hard work and good fortune. In Britain, King George III appointed George Grenville as first minister with responsibility for

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: July
  • The Wars - Chapter 5

    The Wars - Chapter 5

    Robert leaves from London to Waterloo where he rides by train and reaches a town called Magdalene Wood. It is here when he realizes that he has been separated with his bag. Robert is now left without rations, clean clothing, and his gun. Magdalene Wood lies about 12 miles from Bailleul. Robert decides he wants to make it before sunrise so he must walk the remainder of the way. Soon Robert joined two horsemen

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Yan
  • Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War Examining the Civil War The American Civil War, 1861-1865, was the result of a nation torn into two. The American Civil War was fought on United States soil by forces between the northern states of the Union and the southern states of the Confederacy. The 23 northern states out numbered the 11 southern states, which declared succession and formed the Confederacy. The American Civil War, or simply the Civil War, was

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Edward
  • Could a Loss at the Battle of Midway Have Changed the Outcome of World War Ii?

    Could a Loss at the Battle of Midway Have Changed the Outcome of World War Ii?

    Could a loss at the Battle of Midway have changed the outcome of World war II? On June 3rd, 1942, the United States declared war on Imperialistic Japan and Nazi Germany. Due to the bombing of the United States’ naval base at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese the U.S. was forced to take action. The United States began their first naval battle near the Midway islands in defense of its pacific fleet and positioning. Midway

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Artur
  • Pinpointing the Start of World War 3

    Pinpointing the Start of World War 3

    Pinpointing the Start of World War 3 This article will challenge your understanding of prophecy, do you have the courage to face the truth? One of the most misunderstood facets of prophecy study is the question, "When does world war 3 begin according to the scriptures?" Tons of books have been written proposing that WW3 starts after the rapture and before the beginning of the end-times 7 year period, or proposed that WW3 begins sometime

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Yan
  • Psychological Effects of War

    Psychological Effects of War

    As we have seen throughout this unit, war is not like what we saw on myonegoodreason.com. It is killing, dying, blood, and mental effects that will live with you until the day you die. In All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque portrays, not only does war leave physical scars, but it leaves mental scars as well. Many people associate war with blown off limbs, and bombs, and blood, that definitely has a

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • Similarities Between War in Iraq and Vietnam

    Similarities Between War in Iraq and Vietnam

    Similarities Between the war in Iraq and the Vietnam War As time passes, every society endures situations which stress its’ very fabric. Each societies’ history is sprinkled with these situations. One such situations which the United States underwent was the Vietnam war. For years this particular event has been hotly debated. Hardly anyone who was present at the time agrees on any point concerning this war, except that they regret it. It has become

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • Speeches and Propaganda of the Peloponnesian and Persian War

    Speeches and Propaganda of the Peloponnesian and Persian War

    ... Propaganda and stirring speeches made by the leaders of Athens convinced their citizens that going to war made sense and that they should come up in arms and support their country. In this paper, we are going to look at the differences in speeches and propaganda used in the Persian War and the Peloponnesian War and what the speeches reveal about the city/states' reasons for going to war. ... there was a rebellion in

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Jack
  • Edward III and the Origins of the Hundred Years' War

    Edward III and the Origins of the Hundred Years' War

    Edward III and the Origins of the Hundred Years' War Edward III was perhaps the most popular king England has ever had. I think this is because he was not only a great soldier, but also a great knight. To his subjects at least he was not just the man who won victories that made them proud to be English. He was also personally admirable, a man of generosity, courage, and style. He symbolized the

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Civil War Dbq

    Civil War Dbq

    The Civil War is widely believed to be the necessary evil our country had to go through in order to come to a common understanding and abolishment of slavery. Yet the slavery had existed in our lands since before our country was even established, so what made us examine it closer so as to see that its nullification was required? Between the years of 1850 to 1861, our countryЎЇs eyes were turned toward slavery

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • War on Cocaine

    War on Cocaine

    "The potential supply of drugs is virtually unlimited; trafficking routes and points of entry into the U.S. are multitudinous; and once destroyed laboratories, drug shipments, planes, money, chemicals, and other trafficking assets can be replaced easily." Robert L. Clawson and Rensselaer W. Lee give their readers insight into cocaine trafficking, the effects of cocaine on the Andes, and what has been done to lower the amount of cocaine produced and exported. Together the authors paint

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mikki
  • 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
  • Advantages Between North and South in Civil War

    Advantages Between North and South in Civil War

    The Civil War began in the year 1861 and ended four years later. The end result was the Union becoming victorious in 1865. There are many advantages and disadvantages that both sides faced during the war, which ultimately contributed to the final outcome. The advantages and disadvantages that each side faced shared many similarities, but the Northern advantages ultimately outweighed the Southern’s. These advantages thus contributed to the North winning the Civil War. The

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Max
  • Civil War Dbq

    Civil War Dbq

    It is often observed and agreed upon that the North, known as the Union, won the civil battle against the Confederacy, the Southern states that seceded from the Union. The period of reconstruction had its advantages and disadvantages to both sides. Though the South had more change, no side was the true winner of the reconstruction. Due to military, economic, social and political reasons, the North won the Civil war. When the war started in

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Chocolate War

    The Chocolate War

    The Chocolate War is a book written by Robert Cormier. It is about a teenaged boy named Jerry and his life as an individual at an all boys catholic school called Trinity. Every year the school sells chocolates to raise money. Every student is meant to sell fifty boxes, and they all do, except for Jerry. Jerry was forced not to sell the chocolates for 10 days by the Vigils, a school gang. At first

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Artur
  • The American Drug War – a Conflict Theory Perspective

    The American Drug War – a Conflict Theory Perspective

    In the mid to late 20th Century, the United States has experienced several states of Cultural Revolution. The Civil Rights Movement, the Women’s Movement, the anti-War Movement during the Vietnam era, and the increasing presence of a widespread, politically active and highly vocalized youth counterculture led the United States government to feel that maybe, they were losing control of their population. The white, upper class men, who for centuries had dominated the political realm, began

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Top

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