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  • Music of the Civil War

    Music of the Civil War

    The War Between the States was complex. If you wish to understand the events, you should refer to a textbook. Music of the time, however, helps us delve into people’s thoughts and opinions on the war, slavery, and many other important issues in our country’s history. Prior to the civil war, American music followed its European roots. During the civil war, American music began to develop in its own way, largely influenced by the music

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Cold War Politics

    Cold War Politics

    This article examines the post Cold War political landscape in America, and explains the various points of view of the government and public attitude. As experienced after other shocking events such as the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and the Vietnam war, political ideology becomes divided between internationalists, who believe in multilateral cooperation and effective international organizations and isolationists who are against international involvement, thus “at the water’s edge.” The interesting aspect of this study

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    Essay Length: 285 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    In 1949 the cold war spread from Europe to Asia, affecting everyone in its path. China, Japan, and Vietnam were three countries affected by the Cold War. Out of these three countries China was the countries that was affected the most. The reason why China was affected the most is because its government, economy, and society were all affected by the Cold War. Chinas government was effected because it changed from a Nationalist government, that

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Steve
  • The War on Terror, Bogus.

    The War on Terror, Bogus.

    Several times in the history of America has the country been divided, by a single powerful thing. War. Each time the people of America have been at each others throats and as in the times of the Revolution, The Civil War, and Vietnam, we once again find ourselves a country divided. The war on Iraq is perhaps one of the most intolerable things the American government has ever supported and allowed, yet it has

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: regina
  • Reconstruction of America After Civil War

    Reconstruction of America After Civil War

    At the close of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States’ government was faced with the tremendously difficult problem of re-integrating the Confederate States into the Union. Between 1865 and 1877 this problem was addressed by various forms of “Reconstruction,” programs whose goals also included the rebuilding of the ravaged Southern economy, and the integration of freed slaves and other African Americans into citizenship and culture at large. Complicated by an incompetent president,

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Vika
  • War Poetry Analysis: Comparison Between A.E.Houseman's “here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose” and Walt Whitman's “reconciliation”

    War Poetry Analysis: Comparison Between A.E.Houseman's “here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose” and Walt Whitman's “reconciliation”

    19 October 2006 War Poetry Analysis: Comparison between A.E. Houseman’s “Here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose” and Walt Whitman’s “Reconciliation” The XX century was marked by warlike conflicts; the biggest of them were the two World Wars, which affected the entire world in many different ways, without forgot the millions of people dead in them. As result is not rare that most part of the English poetry created in the beginning of

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    Essay Length: 675 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Vika
  • Vietnam - the War in America

    Vietnam - the War in America

    The War in America Vietnam is a small Asian country, 9000 miles away from the United States. Yet America felt that its national interest were threatened strong enough to fight a war over there. Their fear was caused by the spread of communism at that time. The role of communism was extremely important in this conflict. The United States had to enter the war to stop the spread of communism in Asia since the North

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Stenly
  • War Against Boys: Fact or Fiction

    War Against Boys: Fact or Fiction

    Ariel Ashcraft Alice Eagly Psychology of Gender October 17, 2003 War Against Boys: Fact or Fiction One of the oldest debates in psychology is the nature versus nurture debate. Its roots extend far beyond the nineteenth century psychologists such as Freud and Skinner into the beginnings of scientific thought. Even Greek philosophers such as Aristotle and Plato addressed the issue of how personality is formed. Today, a relative consensus has been reached that nature and

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Japanese Americans Interned in American Prison Camps During World War Two

    Japanese Americans Interned in American Prison Camps During World War Two

    Japanese Americans Interned in American Prison Camps during World War Two Anyone who has taken any sort of history course is most likely to have learned about World War Two and how the basic cause of this war was the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, which was a United States Water Naval Base on an island in Hawaii. “This day is a day which will live infamy” (Taylor 50), is the famous quote formally

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • Cold War: Causes & Effects

    Cold War: Causes & Effects

    What were the causes of the Cold War, and the most disappointing development of the post-war era? There were many complex causes of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. The US and the USSR always had their differences, especially when it came to the role of the government and economic structure. In reality, the only reason why they were on the same side in the Second World War was not

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Interviewing Individual on Vietnam War

    Interviewing Individual on Vietnam War

    Oral History II During the Vietnam War, Robert (Bob) A. Smith was in the navy. Although Bob did not fight in Vietnam, it did affect him a little. He knew fighters who've seen people die in the war, and he knew people who've died, themselves. During this time period, there was quite a bit going on in the United States: war, assassinations, even new trends- and Bob experienced it all. About one or two years

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • The End of World War 1

    The End of World War 1

    The end of WWI brought about many questions. What would be the "terms" that ended the war? How would Germany be treated? What would happen to lands that were in dispute? How could a future war be avoided? As the victors met in Paris President Wilson thought he had the answers...but would the Allies listen? I. The End of WWI At the conclusion of hostilities the Big Four (Wilson form the United States, Clemenceau from

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Edward
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    1102, Spring 2008 Unit 3 Overview: The culmination of Unit 3 is Essay 3, a research paper and the central project of all 1102 classes. We will be doing the essay in parts, using writing tools you’ve been practicing, and introducing new ones. Some of your research and thinking will be done alone, some in groups, some as a class, and all if it will of it is done in response to the research and

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Iraq War Is the Wrong Answer

    The Iraq War Is the Wrong Answer

    The Unjustified War on Iraq Saddam Hussein is a tyrant. His actions have caused fear and hate among the Iraqi citizens he ruled and people around the world. He ruled by oppression, committing atrocious acts such as testing chemical and biological weapons on the innocent civilians of his own country. During his time in power, he blatantly violated nearly all the United Nations laws that pertained to his country, and mocked those who attempted to

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Anna
  • Advantages/disadvantages of Rev. War

    Advantages/disadvantages of Rev. War

    There are advantages and disadvantages in every war that can either be minute details or change the whole course of the war. In the Revolutionary war, there were many advantages and disadvantages of either side. America and Britain both had different things working for them or against them, many of these things were very significant by the end of the war. Although both sides had various advantages and disadvantages, America’s advantages outweighed those of

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Jack
  • The War on Drugs

    The War on Drugs

    The War on Drugs For more than a hundred years, our nation has had to face a war that can=t be stopped. An unbeatable illegal market that has affected millions of families around the United States. This country has spent more than fifty billion dollars in the past year fighting against the illegal drug trade. During their time at war, it seemed as they were making progress; but in reality, they haven=t made the slightest

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Thirty Years War

    Thirty Years War

    In 1617, the Bohemian Diet elected Ferdinand of Styria as king of Bohemia. Ferdinand, who was a member of the Hapsburg family, became the Holy Roman Emperor two years later as Ferdinand II. The election of Ferdinand alarmed Bohemian Calvinists who feared the loss of their religious rights they rightfully owned. In May of 1618, two Catholics of the Bohemian royal council were thrown of from a window by Calvinist rebels and put Frederick V

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Vika
  • Student Unrest and the Vietnam War

    Student Unrest and the Vietnam War

    The 1960’s marked an era of change and a social revolution for many people in the United States. The Civil Rights Movement was in full force, man first walked on the moon, there was also the devastation regarding the assassinations of both Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and President John F. Kennedy. There was the development of a counter culture that brought about the Hippie subculture. The Anti-War movement which began after the Cold War

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Artur
  • War of 1812 Events

    War of 1812 Events

    The war of 1812 was caused by a series of events that angered both sides. Each side had goals they wanted to complete. The British wanted to stop Napoleon’s invasion into Britain. America took advantage of it, and started selling things and helping both sides. This just made the British angrier at America. The British didn’t like the Americans supplying their enemies. Their naval ship, the HMS Leopard, attacked an American merchant ship, USS

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: David
  • The Rise of the Cold War 1945-1953

    The Rise of the Cold War 1945-1953

    The Monroe Doctrine has been described as a "hands off" warning to Europe. How did the U.S interpret the doctrine in practice? On December second, 1823, President Monroe declared to the public his concerns on domestic and foreign affairs in his annual speech. In his words one could find ideas that did not matter only the U.S, but it interested Europe and the Americas as a whole. Such concerns would turn out to be a

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Effects of the Cold War on the Americas

    The Effects of the Cold War on the Americas

    The Effects of the Cold War on the Americas For nearly fifty years, the world lived in fear as two super-power nations quietly battled for power, respect and popularity of their respective political views. The Cold War arose out of the ashes of the failed alliance between the United States and the Soviet Union in World War II. Many different factors could be linked to the actual cause of the Cold War, however many agree

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Cause and Effects of World War I

    The Cause and Effects of World War I

    the Cause and Effects of WWI By: joe E-mail: zj124@hotmail.com The Causes and Effects of World War I What were the causes and effects of World War I? The answer to this seemingly simple question is not easy. There was more to the onset of the war then the event of an Austrian prince being murdered in Serbia, as is what most people consider to be the cause of World War I. Furthermore, the effects

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Steve
  • Attitudes of War in Ancient Civilizations

    Attitudes of War in Ancient Civilizations

    Chapter Eight War and Society reveals the attitudes about war in both ancient Rome and China. These attitudes prove that in these cases perhaps it is safe to say that wars are not inevitable or natural but were caused by warlike societies and social situations. After reading bits and pieces of both the ancient Roman and Chinese history, one can only gain a greater perspective on how these attitudes derived. In 391 nomads called the

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Top
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    fresh treaty, which recognises their existing spheres of influence and affirms current trade agreements. German aircraft surprise the Mediterranean fleet, which is escorting 3 merchant ships to Greece. 40 Ju-87 Stukas attack them, scoring 6 hits on HMS Illustrious and severely damaging her. HMS Warspite also receive damage. Both ships make for Malta and arrive the next day. Roosevelt introduces his 'Lend Lease' bill to the House of Representatives as House Resolution 1776 (H.R. 1776),

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Tasha
  • World War II

    World War II

    Growing domestic opposition to the Nationalist government's policy of self-strengthening before counterattacking in N China and Manchuria led to the kidnapping of Chiang Kai-shek was kidnapped at Xi'an in Dec., 1936, by Chang Hsьeh-liang . Chiang was forced to agree to a united anti-Japanese front with the Communists as a condition for his release. The situation was tense, and in 1937 full war commenced. A clash (July, 1937) between soldiers of the Japanese garrison at

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Fatih

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