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  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War

    During the last years of the 19th century, the United States found itself involved in what John Jay, the American secretary of state, later referred to as a "splendid little war; begun with highest motives, carried on with magnificent intelligence and spirit, favored by that fortune which loves the brave." From an American standpoint, because there were few negative results, and so many significantly positive consequences, John Jay was correct in calling the Spanish-American War

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: David
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War

    The Spanish American War Nationalists in Cuba had been resisting Spanish rule since 1895. The Americans had become increasingly sorry for the Cubans mainly because of the numerous news reports about Spanish brutality. Local New York newspapers like the New York Journal and New York World exaggerated and even made up stories about the Spanish military coming down on the Cuban rebels. These intense newspaper writings, called yellow journalism, convinced much of the American public

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Jack
  • Is War Changed as It Becomes a ‘media Event'? Based on the Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, Analyse the Historical Significance of the Emergence of Film as A, Medium for Representing War in the 1890s.

    Is War Changed as It Becomes a ‘media Event'? Based on the Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, Analyse the Historical Significance of the Emergence of Film as A, Medium for Representing War in the 1890s.

    Is war changed as it becomes a ‘media event’? Based on the Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, analyse the historical significance of the emergence of film as a, medium for representing war in the 1890s. In this day an age when any country is at war it becomes a massive media event, almost everyday news programmes present us with depictions of conflict in various different countries. Media coverage of war has increased drastically over the

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Edward
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War

    The cause of the Spanish-American War relates directly to Cuba, and the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine. In 1895, Cuba was extremely governmentally disorganized, and was beginning to rise against Spain. The Cuban’s soon adopted a conception that the more damage that they did to the Cuban mainland, the faster the Spaniards would leave Cuba, and the Americans would help the Cubans to win their independence. The Americans soon came to Cuba, in an attempt

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War

    The weeks that have elapsed since that fatal event of February 15th have been making history in a manner highly creditable to the American government and to our citizenship. Captain Sigsbee, the commander of the Maine, had promptly telegraphed his desire that judgment should be suspended until investigation had been made. The investigation was started at once, and million Americans have accordingly suspended judgment in the face of a great provocation. For it

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War

    Creation versus evolution is probably one of the most highly debated and argued topics all over the world. This subject alone has divided families, churches, and nations asking this one question: is there an intelligent creator that made everything and everyone, or did everything come to be out of random chance? So the question comes to be, is there a God? First we need to establish what creation and evolution are. Creationism is the theory

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Jon
  • An Introduction to the Spanish American War of 1898

    An Introduction to the Spanish American War of 1898

    An Introduction to the Spanish American War of 1898 The sparking of warfare between two or more parties that tend to clash with each other upon the pretext of a particular contention in possible concern to racial, political or national ideological is something that the world has experienced frequently over the course of written history. More often than not, moreover, these wars have come to a grudging end as a result of the signing of

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    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Jessica
  • American War for Independence

    American War for Independence

    Perhaps the most famous of all progressive historians is Frederick Jackson Turner. His most famous argument is not devoted strictly to the American Revolution, but instead to the effects of the American frontier. In a sentence, his argument is that the frontier was the chief determinant in American history. This is not to say that Turner did not write about the war; he did. Even in his seminal work, The Frontier in American History, there

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Early American Wars

    Early American Wars

    Running head: EARLY AMERICAN WARS Early American Wars Early American Wars When the European continent erupted in conflict in 1914, President Wilson declared America's neutrality. “He proposed an even-handed approach towards all the belligerents that was to be maintained in both "thought and deed.” In August 1914 America was overwhelmingly neutral and determined to stay so. Participation in World War I would represent a fundamental break of foreign policy tradition by the United States of

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Mexican American War

    Mexican American War

    The Mexican-American War was driven by the idea of "Manifest Destiny" (Which is the belief that America had a God-given right to expand the country's borders from sea to sea) This belief would eventually cause a great deal of suffering for many Mexicans, Native Americans and United States citizens. Following the earlier Texas War of Independence from Mexico, tensions between the two largest independent nations on the North American continent grew as Texas eventually became

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Vika
  • What Was the American War of Independence's Impact on Europe?

    What Was the American War of Independence's Impact on Europe?

    What was the American War of Independence’s impact on Europe? Use the example of 3 countries. The impact of the American War of independence was as diverse as it was complex. It’s ideology rendered the masses in Paris aflame and ultimately some historians suggest it caused the French revolution. However, outside France it’s ideological effect was more subdued and it’s main impact was economic as a result of the war. There were some advantageous long

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Stenly
  • To What Extent Did the Political and Economic Effects of the Seven Years War in North America Help Cause the American War of Independence?

    To What Extent Did the Political and Economic Effects of the Seven Years War in North America Help Cause the American War of Independence?

    To what extent did the political and economic effects of the Seven Years War in North America help cause the American War of Independence? The American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence, was a conflict that erupted between Great Britain, and its American colonies from 17 to 1783. In 17 British soldiers invaded America with the intention to rule the country. The American War of Independence lasted for eight years and

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Jon
  • Special Operations in American Wars

    Special Operations in American Wars

    Running Head: SPECIAL OPERATIONS Special Operations in American Wars Michael Qualls James Madison University United States Special Forces have been used in �covert’ operations since the beginning of the US Military. From Vietnam to Iraq, they have played a major role in battle, and continue to as technological knowledge increases. What are Special Forces? The Department of Defense defines Special Forces as, “organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations with an emphasis on unconventional

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Looking Back on the Spanish Civil War - George Orwell

    Looking Back on the Spanish Civil War - George Orwell

    A totalitarian government’s use of propaganda to psychologically manipulate its citizens is an idea that concerned Orwell greatly. He predicted that psychological manipulation would create problems in society by taking away individual expression and enforcing thoughts amongst the people. It is clear to see his negative attitude towards this subject through the comparisons of governmental propaganda use between “Looking Back on the Spanish Civil War” and in the novel 1984. The fundamental ideas of political

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Causes of the American War of Independence

    Causes of the American War of Independence

    The American Revolution is usually seen as being the same thing as the American War for Independence, starting in 17 with the battle of Lexington and ending in 1783 with the treaty of Paris. This popular misconception has lead to the most important has lead to the real revolution being forgotten, the change in the way countries are governed and the ideas that lead to it. With the end of the French and Indian wars,

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Jack
  • French & American War and the Revolution

    French & American War and the Revolution

    By the 1700s, it was clear that the New World had begun to differentiate between its regions. Even though the colonists shared England as their common origin, they were extremely diverse in their social and family structures, economy, and governmental policies. In addition, ssince one of the primary reasons for the colonists coming to the New World was religious freedom, it is not difficult to see that most all of their differences revolved around religion

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • The War on Terror: The Americans War or a Real International Crisis

    The War on Terror: The Americans War or a Real International Crisis

    The aim of my essay is to argue whether or not America started the idea of the war on terror for its own selfish needs, which is widely believed to be oil, or whether it is a crisis that could have been avoided. I want to show that the Americans have used excessive force in dealing with the people believed to be responsible and who are mainly from Middle Eastern countries. The Americans have forcefully

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Bred
  • American War for Independence

    American War for Independence

    Perhaps the most famous of all progressive historians is Frederick Jackson Turner. His most famous argument is not devoted strictly to the American Revolution, but instead to the effects of the American frontier. In a sentence, his argument is that the frontier was the chief determinant in American history. This is not to say that Turner did not write about the war; he did. Even in his seminal work, The Frontier in American History, there

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: David
  • The Absent Father During the Spanish Civil War

    The Absent Father During the Spanish Civil War

    The absent father durilng the Spanish Civil War did not only mean the father was at war, the father was part of the Spanish Diaspora living in New York City but he was away doing politics against Franco. He didn't take care of the family because he was living for the cause. He was trying to liberate Spain from Franco. This father would take his small daughter to all the political meeting where politicians would

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    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: dapmar
  • The Unjustifiable Mexican-American War

    The Unjustifiable Mexican-American War

    In 1821, Mexico became a free country from Spain. Since Mexico had finally become free, they wanted to increase the population. As a solution, they invited settlers from the United States. Soon enough, this solution turned into a problem since the Mexicans wanted everyone in their territory Catholic and anti- slavery but most of the United States were protestant and pro-slavery. Through this conflict, many revolts happened, like the Alamo, which then led to

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    Submitted: September 11, 2015 By: Anisah Huda
  • 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
  • Cause of American Revolutionary War

    Cause of American Revolutionary War

    The American Revolutionary War was caused from the political issues between the "mother country", Great Britain, and its "children", the American colonies. Most of the Americans initially didn't want to completely separate from England but wanted to compromise and regain the rights that Parliament had taken away. England made war unavoidable with its unwillingness to negotiate, heavy taxation of the colonists that violated their rights, and strict trading policies. The English hardly every interfered

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Effects of World War I on American Society

    Effects of World War I on American Society

    My report is on how the first world war effected the American people, and how the war helped shape the country we know today. The war started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were touring the city of Sarajevo in the newly acquired country of Serbia. The Serbian Nationalistic group the "Black Hand" plotted to assainate him, so, Gavrillo Princip shot Franz Ferdinand in June of 1914. Anyway this led to a big

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • How Did World War one Change American Society?

    How Did World War one Change American Society?

    Introduction In 1917 America entered World War one. By doing this America played a grave role in conquering Germany and ushering peace to Europe. However, the Great War also meant that the US would change dramatically through historical issues and changes which resulted in American society. Industries had started to realise that it was not as simple as it was before to abstract the immigrants. As the country developed and became more successful it attracted

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    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • What Effects Did the Vietnam War Have on American Society?

    What Effects Did the Vietnam War Have on American Society?

    What effects did the Vietnam War have on American society? The Vietnam War had a profound effect on American society. It changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our Constitutional rights. Because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came together in new and different ways. The Vietnam War's contraversiality spurred a great many sources of protest, against our government's use of power, how far we

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika

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