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  • World War II

    World War II

    I. Wartime Conferences Prepare for Peace a. U.S. took part in 15 major international conferences b. Cairo- • November 1934- FDR, Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek met in Cairo, Egypt. Agreed on two issues: 1. Korea, then under Japanese domination, would be independent, and 2. Formosa, now Taiwan, would be returned by Japan to China. c. Teheran- • In late Nov., FDR & Churchill proceeded to Teheran, Iran. Promised Stalin that a second front would soon

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    Essay Length: 640 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Problems of Reality the Vietnam War

    Problems of Reality the Vietnam War

    Problems of Reality the Vietnam War During the Vietnam War the reality of warfare brought many soldiers back to a home that didn’t want them. Their feelings torn by atrocities, the loss of friends, and the condition of loneliness only made the experience worse. Did the issues on the home front affect the issues on the frontline? The novel Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers is a perfect example of the conflict and diversity

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mikki
  • 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
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The Civil War was caused by a myriad of conflicting pressures, principles, and prejudices, fueled by sectional differences and pride, and set into motion by a most unlikely set of political events. At the root of all of the problems was the institution of slavery, which had been introduced into North America in early colonial times. The American Revolution had been fought to validate the idea that all men were created equal, yet slavery was

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Causes of World War 1

    Causes of World War 1

    Causes of World War 1 The Causes of World War I The murder of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife on the 28th of June caused the lead up to World War I. The Archduke heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne was assassinated in his car during a drive in Sarajevo. The assassination was the work of a terrorist group known as the Black Hand. This caused Austria-Hungary to call on Germany as an ally

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Janna
  • Tomorrow When the War Began

    Tomorrow When the War Began

    The Tomorrow series is a series of invasion novels written by Australian author John Marsden, detailing a high-intensity invasion and occupation of Australia by a foreign power. The novels are told in first person perspective by the main character, a teenage girl named Ellie Linton, who is part of a small band of teenagers waging a guerilla war on the enemy garrison in their fictional home town of Wirrawee. The name of the series is

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    Several paralles can be drawn between I believe the majority of human beings are born with a clear sense of what is right and what is not right, ethically speaking. Now, assuming that we are all “born” with this sense, and that our ethical beliefs develop over time and with life experiences, I do not believe it would be appropriate for an organization to make attempts to alter a person’s ethical “make-up”. I also believe

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Georgia's Role During the Civil War

    Georgia's Role During the Civil War

    Throughout the 1850’s a division in the country between North and South widened. However, in spite of the rising rhetoric, the state of Georgia was far from becoming a “war machine.” In Marietta, the Georgia Military Institute went to the state for funds only three times between 1852 and 1863. Throughout the state, railroads were being built up for economic reasons, not reasons of war. Atlanta was concerned about fighting equipment for its newly formed

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • 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: November 26, 2009 By: Fonta
  • War

    War

    War is a state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties. The First World War, known as the Great War and as World War I, was a world conflict lasting from August 1914 to the final Armistice on November 11, 1918. The Allied Powers led by Britain, France, Russia until 1917, and the United States after 1917, defeated the Central Powers led by the German Empire, Austro-Hungarian Empire and

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • Anti War - Do You Consider the War in Iraq a Victory or Another Vietnam?

    Anti War - Do You Consider the War in Iraq a Victory or Another Vietnam?

    Anti War Do you consider the war in Iraq a victory or another Vietnam? The Iraq war is a lot like Vietnam as I have read in many articles; promises of an easy victory and short occupation, and then a reversal, but it wasn't just the length of time the US spent in Vietnam that turned public opinion, nor was it the mass peace protests. It was a growing realizations (fed up by events like

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mikki
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812

    That there was abundant occasion for war needs no argument. The aggressive acts of Great Britain were of a nature which now would not be submitted to for a month, yet they were extended over a period of some twenty years. An official statement of the Secretary of State, made in 1812, declares that five hundred and twenty-eight American merchantmen had been taken by British men-of-war prior to 1807, and three hundred and eighty-nine after

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Love of War

    The Love of War

    When I was in fourth grade a Jewish man visited my school to talk about his experiences during the Holocaust. However, his account of his time spent in the consecration camps was not what made my eyes to tear up that day. He related that when he was a young boy, he and his friends thought that in America money grew on trees. He said that growing up in Czechoslovakia he always dreamed of coming

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Jon
  • World War I Ended with the Treaty of Versailles

    World War I Ended with the Treaty of Versailles

    World War I Ended With the Treaty of Versailles June 28, 1919 World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to 13 million lives and caused unprecedented damage. Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allied Nations (including Britain, France, Italy and Russia) signed

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Bred
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812

    President Madison stressed U.S. neutral rights and was one of the main reasons, but would not be considered by far the most important. There were many minor reasons for going to war like gaining land in Canada or in the west, but there were also important motivations like establishing the United States as a “real” country that can protect itself. Some said the country was not prepared to fight as well. But given all the

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: regina
  • War of Fbi

    War of Fbi

    The FBI’s War on Black America documentary by Denis Mueller and Deb Ellis showed that the government of the United States allowed its federal law enforcement agency to carry out a war against its own black people during the period of the 1960s and early 1970s. The government agency was the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the tactics employed were blackmailing, smear campaigns, and ultimately, assassination. The Cointelpro policy of the FBI stated the four

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jon
  • Realism and the War on Terror

    Realism and the War on Terror

    Realist thought on international relations fit comfortably within the context of the great wars of the twentieth century. Powerful nations possessing massive military forces took aim at one another to affect the hierarchical structure of the international system for the good of their own security and power. These wars, however, differ greatly from today's unconventional war on terrorism. Therefore, the realist theories of yesterday, while still useful, require at least some tweaking to fit the

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Seeds of the Vietnam War

    The Seeds of the Vietnam War

    Saad Bhutta U.S. History II Professor: Clark 11 May 2004 The Seeds of the Vietnam War The seeds of the Vietnam War were sown two decades prior to the conflict. Following the Second World War the United States adopted two foreign policies, which seemed to coexist peacefully for a time. The policies: anti-colonialism (policy against colonization of small nations) and anti-communism. Little did the United States know that the coexistence of these two policies would

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Yan
  • Similarities and Differences Between the State of Nature and the State of War

    Similarities and Differences Between the State of Nature and the State of War

    The purpose for this paper is to discuss the similarities and differences between The State of Nature and The State of War. Locke describes the state of nature as one of equality; everyone in this state is exactly the same as everyone else. There is no one that is better than anyone else, no matter what. Ranks, social standings, and other stigmas don’t matter in this state. What matters is the fact that everyone is

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jon
  • Persion Gulf War

    Persion Gulf War

    St. Augustine's Just War Theory and the Persion Gulf War On August 2nd, 1990 the first Iraqi tanks crossed into Kuwait, as part of an invasion that marked the start of a six-month conflict between the United States and Iraq. These tanks were ordered to invade Kuwait by Saddam Hussein, the ruthless dictator of Iraq. The Iraqi troops looted Kuwaiti businesses and brutalized Kuwaiti civilians. Saudi Arabia began to fear that they may be invaded

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: regina
  • The Relationship Between Modernity and the First World War

    The Relationship Between Modernity and the First World War

    The First World War, also known as the Great War of 1914-1918, is not an event that manifested overnight; it was the result of ever growing tension among European nations. This conflict was brought about by factors such as, nationalism, militarism, and the Alliance system. An upheaval such as the First World War was witness to the emergence of the glorification of war, struggle, despair, destruction and immense loss of life. The First World War

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jon
  • 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 28, 2009 By: July
  • War with Iraq

    War with Iraq

    Although severe consequences come with the decision of war with Iraq, most blinded United States of America citizens are still yet persuaded to support such a war. The Bush Administration has covered their schemes of war with lies to gain support. While weapons of mass destruction is supposedly the reason why the United States launched military action to begin with, all the clearly ignored consequences will haunt their final decision of war, and will remind

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Civil War Diary of Cyrus F. Boyd

    Civil War Diary of Cyrus F. Boyd

    The Civil War had a very large affect on all of the States. It changed men from gentlemen that went to church every Sunday and never cussed to people who rarely went to church and cussed all the time. Some of the people in the war were also very corrupt and did not do things as they should be done. The way that the enemy was looked at was even changed. All of these things

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Max
  • Korean War

    Korean War

    Throughout the history of mankind there has always been war. Nations have always had disagreements with one another and the result is the death of many young soldiers. Although many men die in war, not as many men die if the war was fought to win and not only to stop the enemy. However, the wars that have not been fought to win, but only to stop a force, have had much greater a loss

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Jon

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