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  • Opium War

    Opium War

    The Opium War was a war fought by two countries Great Britain and china in 1839. The war was fought over the drug opium which was used by the Chinese for hundreds of year to relieve pain. opium is a habit forming narcotic made ...

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    Essay Length: 483 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • Opium War

    Opium War

    PaperDuring the 19th century, trading in goods from China was extremely lucrative for Europeans and Chinese merchants alike. Due to the Qing Dynasty's trade restrictions, whereby international trade was only allowed to take place in Canton (Guangzhou ...

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    Essay Length: 528 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Vika
  • Discussing the Justification of Both Sides on the Outbreak of the Opium War

    Discussing the Justification of Both Sides on the Outbreak of the Opium War

    The Opium War, according to almost every historian nowadays, is considered to be the first military clash between China and the western powers and a key event which marked the end of the “Middle Kingdom” supremacy. However, discussing about the ...

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    Essay Length: 622 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Opium War

    The Opium War

    "The Opium War was not about Opium. It was either about the clash of two cultures, or about Britain's desire to expand the trade. It might have been fought over any substance, even molasses or rice." By 1804 China's purchase of opium ...

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    Essay Length: 570 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Opium War

    The Opium War

    The Opium War was a war fought by two countries Great Britain and china in 1839. The war was fought over the drug opium which was used by the Chinese for hundreds of year to relieve pain. opium is a habit forming narcotic made ...

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    Essay Length: 483 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Wendy
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    ... 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 ...

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    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    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 ...

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    Essay Length: 1,963 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    In the post World War II era, a war arose between the Soviet Union and the United States, but in reality there was never really any documented fighting between the two nations, thus spawning the catch phrase "Cold War." Even though both ...

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    Essay Length: 2,285 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2008 By: Fonta
  • Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    ... that occurred following the Civil War in a period known as Reconstruction. ...

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    Essay Length: 941 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mikki
  • The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The US is to blame for the Cold War From when World War II ended in 1945 all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War dominated international affairs. It was a global struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. ...

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    Essay Length: 1,101 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    ... Balkans Contributed to First World War Nationalism in the Balkans helped ...

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    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The Historical Background of Cold War

    The Historical Background of Cold War

    Chapter 1: The Historical Background of Cold War. 1.1 The Historical Context. The animosity of postwar Soviet-American relations drew on a deep reservoir of mutual distrust. Soviet suspicion of the United States went back to America's hostile ...

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    Essay Length: 9,966 Words / 40 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon
  • World War Poets

    World War Poets

    ... 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 ...

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    Essay Length: 1,396 Words / 6 Pages
    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 ...

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    Essay Length: 1,913 Words / 8 Pages
    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 ...

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    Essay Length: 4,278 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    ... 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 ...

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    Essay Length: 869 Words / 4 Pages
    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 ...

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    Essay Length: 515 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Civil War - North and the South Economy

    ... 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 ...

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    Essay Length: 607 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    The Cold War The Cold War had a major impact on United States history and the histories of many other nations worldwide. The war was made up of many different things to include the United States and the Soviet Unions' goals, major U.S. policies, ...

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    Essay Length: 1,149 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    COLD WAR Cold war is a period in which there was political,economic,cultural and military competition and struggle between the United States and Soviet Union or Eastern cominist block and capitalist Western block. After the world war second, all of the ...

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    Essay Length: 280 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War Ideology and Policies

    Cold War Ideology and Policies

    Cold War Ideology and Policies Tyricho Washington Axia College of University of Phoenix Niccolina Mariconi September 14, 2008 During war time, the United States and the Soviet Union (Russia) were unified together against Germany and Japan. Consequently, ...

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    Essay Length: 283 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War People

    Cold War People

    ... history. Soon after V-E Day, the war against Japan had reached its final stage. A plea to Japan to surrender was rejected. Truman ordered atomic bombs dropped on cities devoted to war work. They were Hiroshima and ...

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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 ...

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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

    ... 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 ...

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    Essay Length: 2,025 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War

    The Korean War For hundreds of years Korea ...

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    Essay Length: 843 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly

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