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  • The Weapons of the American Civil War

    The Weapons of the American Civil War

    The Weapons of the American Civil War The Civil War, also called The War Between the States, was one of the bloodiest wars in American history. What made the Civil War such a massacre? The Civil War was such a bloodbath because the technological advances were so far superior to the tactics of the infantry, that the weapons virtually obliterated the soldiers. Soldiers would form lines known as a battalions. In these battalions, soldiers would

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Fatih
  • War of 1812 Causes

    War of 1812 Causes

    Ever since the American Revolution, there was a bitter friction between the United States and Great Britain. This detestation of each other was finally acted out when President Madison declared war on Great Britain on June 14, 1812, thus beginning the War of 1812. The Unites States was tired of getting harassed on the seas, had a strong will to expand, and felt too much pride to let Great Britain get away with everything they

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Luigi Pirandello War

    Luigi Pirandello War

    Luigi Pirandello War “War,” written by Luigi Pirandello, is a short story focusing on the tragic repercussions that World War I had on thousands of families. This short story is set on a train and involves four different families who discover the cruel reality of losing a loved one by listening to a traveling companion’s own grief about the war and the effect it has on him. It is suggested that Pirandello uses his literary

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    The American Civil War started with Abraham Lincoln's victory in the presidential election of 1860, which triggered South Carolina's secession from the Union. Leaders in the state had long been waiting for an event that might unite the South against the antislavery forces. Once the election returns were certain, a special South Carolina convention declared "that the Union now subsisting between South Carolina and other states under the name of the "United States of America'

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: regina
  • Reality of the Vietnam War

    Reality of the Vietnam War

    Reality of 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 among other

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Monika
  • Cold War Research Essay

    Cold War Research Essay

    Towards the end of the Second World War, three of the world’s leading powers came together with their main interest being to defeat Nazi Germany. The Big Three of the Grand Alliance was made up of the leaders of the United States, Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom which included Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill (Duiker & Jackson, p. 712). The Big Three held two major conferences to plan the defeat and division of Nazi Germany

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Oral Report I chose the easy route of interview my grandpa (Dean Randel) who served in World War II as flight deck operator that signaled the aircraft and got them ready for flight. He was station in San Diego on the USS Wisconsin which was of course a aircraft carrier. As I grew up he always told me stories of the good times he had with buddies and just living the good life. This is

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of the Civil War The Civil War is a much studied topic in American history and the cause or causes of the war are hotly debated. Interpretations as to why the war between the states have evolved over time, from the arguments of historian and future vice president Henry Wilson shortly after the conclusion of the war to the arguments of current scholars in the field, the causes of the

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • War on Terror

    War on Terror

    Understanding the war on terror First I am going to write about the history of terror, then about how it works and operates, and last how Al-Qaeda works in modern times. A History of Terrorism The use of violence has been used since the beginning of history, however, the developing of terror in modern era as a mass terror started against the French monarchy. After the French Revolution the next developmental stage came in Russia

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • Hitler and World War 2

    Hitler and World War 2

    Adolf Hitler was a man who tried to make society perfect. He longed for everybody to have blonde hair and blue eyes. He demolished the humans that he pictured imperfect, and to make up for the losses he created breeding camps for the highest "top quality" people. Yet he himself was not even what he considered perfect, but was quite the opposite. He was dictator and leader of the German Nazi movement. He was born

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • England and the American Civil War

    England and the American Civil War

    In April 1861, the United States declared a state of insurrection against the Confederacy of rebellious southern states. In Europe, the ordeal was referred to as “The American Question.” The question could not be evaded; a choice had to be made between neutrality and intervention. European attitudes towards the American Civil War would have a significant effect on the war’s ultimate outcome (Randall and Donald 355). Throughout the early months of the conflict, the

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Yan
  • Was World War II Inevitable in 1939?

    Was World War II Inevitable in 1939?

    Was World War II inevitable in 1939? In the early hours of the 1st September 1939 German forces invaded Poland. 21 years after the end of World War I, the world had to face the beginning of another world war that should last 6 years. World War II was one of the most disastrous events in human history causing approximately 60 million deaths and destruction almost all over the globe (msn Encarta 2008). Winston Churchill

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Franco-Prussian War

    Franco-Prussian War

    The Franco-Prussian War was a conflict which took place from July 19, 1870 until May 18, 1871. The war was between France and Prussia; Russia also had the North German Confederation and multiple South German states. France’s cause of war had to deal with Prussia refusing to follow the words of the French by stating that they would never put a Hohenzollerns to the Spanish throne. The Prussian King Wilhelm gave Otto Von Bismarck the

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Banner of Battle - the Story of the Crimean War

    The Banner of Battle - the Story of the Crimean War

    After the Napoleonic wars, European Statesmen avoided war in fear that war on the continent would led to violent social change. The Revolutions of 1848, which started in Paris, spread across the European continent replacing statesmen in France and Austria, increasing the desire for Hungarian independence, and inspiring movements for German and Italian unification. This political upheaval destroyed the "Concert of Europe's" united responsibility of maintaining peace on the continent as nations resorted to authoritative

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Persian Wars: How the Greeks Won

    The Persian Wars: How the Greeks Won

    The Persian Wars: How the Greeks Won The Persian Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the Greek states and the Persian Empire from 500-449 BC. It started in 500 BC, when a few Greek city-states on the coast of Asia Minor, who were under the control of the Persian Empire, revolted against the despotic rule of the Persian king Darius. Athens and Eretria in Euboea gave aid to these Greek cities but not

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Bred
  • War in Iraq

    War in Iraq

    What is a war? Is it putting an end to a problem or is it more than that? Can it be justifiable? How is victory defined? These are all questions that many Americans are increasingly asking themselves and others as the war in Iraq continues for more than two years. September 11, 2001. The Twin Towers in New York City were attacked. In October of 2003, the Bush administration accused Saddam Hussein of having

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Against the War in Iraq

    Against the War in Iraq

    The Iraq War What does the United States have to gain from a war with Iraq? I believe that the United States has no business still being in a war with Iraq. Sadam Hussein has been taken out of power and has been executed. I strongly believe that the United States troops being in Iraq is causing far more problems then doing our country and the world justice. The United States believed that Sadam Hussein’s

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Anna
  • Shop Talk and War Stories

    Shop Talk and War Stories

    In the literary masterpiece, Shop Talk and War Stories by Jan Winburn, various journalists share their different experiences in the field of journalism. These experiences cover the commencement of news room jobs, the science of reporting, the art of interviewing, writing, beat reporting, investigative reporting, story types, broadcast journalism, computer assisted reporting, what is, ethical journalism, and certain issues that arise on the job of being a journalist. For each topic, several professional journalists

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • America’s Involvement in World War Two

    America’s Involvement in World War Two

    AMERICA’S 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 States

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Monika
  • Budgetary Politics and the War on Drugs

    Budgetary Politics and the War on Drugs

    Budgetary Politics and the War on Drugs The United States of America has long grappled with the problem of drugs and has from time to time initiated measures to combat the usage and trafficking of drugs. It is common knowledge that the various wars that have been part of the combat program of several administrations have failed miserably despite the availability of a great deal of resources, added to the colossal funding process. This is

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Vika
  • Peloponessian War

    Peloponessian War

    The Archidamian War is name of the first part of the Peloponnesian War. This was the great war between Athens and Sparta. It is named after the Spartan king Archidamus II. This war started in 431 and ended in 421, with something that came close to an Athenian victory and a Spartan defeat. However, Athenian diplomatic mistakes, Spartan stubbornness, and a disastrous Athenian attempt to overpower the island of Sicily were enough to change the

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Unsung Heroes of World War II

    The Unsung Heroes of World War II

    THE UNSUNG HEROES OF WORLD WAR II During World War II America went through many changes, some of the changes left a great impact on American Society, even until today. According to Christopher Paul-Moore, the son of a veteran of World War II, “I received my father’s World War II military war service record on the afternoon of September 11, 2001 and so my thoughts about black patriotism and World War II got pushed

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Just War

    Just War

    One of the oldest traditions in religious ethics is that of the just war. The "Just War Theory" specifies under which conditions war is just. Opposition based on the Just War Theory differs from that of pacifists. Oppositionists oppose particular wars but not all war. Their opposition is based on principals of justice rather than principles of pacifism (Becker 926). In the monotheistic religious traditions of Christianity and Islam, one role of God (or Allah)

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Victor
  • Iraqi War

    Iraqi War

    Iraqi War There were several wars in the twentieth century that caught the attention of the people. World War II, Vietnam War and The Cold War are only a few of the many wars we lived by. Now, in the twentieth first century the first war we have lived is the Iraqi War. The United States started a war against Iraq for causes that brought more negative than positive effects for the Iraqi people. II.

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Yan
  • Ways to Fight the Drug War

    Ways to Fight the Drug War

    Drug use has risen sharply in the United States in the past 40 years, with an estimated 23.6 million teenagers using illegal drugs within the past year. Preventing drug use has been a major issue in the area of politics, schools, or within families. Drug abuse occurs whenever the use of a drug causes physical or mental harm to the user. So far, society has been abusing drugs since the later nineteenth century, a time

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Yan