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  • World War II - Effects

    World War II - Effects

    Regeneration World War I was fought on the battlegrounds of Europe. Death and dismay was strewn throughout the landscape. The major players included, but were not limited to, The United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and France. Much like the Vietnam War, that would occur later on in the century, this war was one of bewilderment for most of the people involved, and not involved, for that matter. The soldiers and civilians alike were uncertain

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    Essay Length: 438 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Iraq War

    The Iraq War

    When I think about America, I think about freedom. Generations after generations have sacarficed their lives to provide this way of life. We cherish peace as our most valuable possession which nobody can take away from us. Sadly an attempt was made to destroy our peaceful way of life on September 11th, 2001 in New York City. Thousands of innocent people were killed by an act of terrorism supported by many countries around the world

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    Essay Length: 637 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Hessian (german) Soldiers (mercenaries) in the Revolutionary War

    Hessian (german) Soldiers (mercenaries) in the Revolutionary War

    Whenever you ask someone about the Revolutionary War they think of one thing and one thing only... the Americans fighting off the British for their independence. And although it is true that they fought of the British for their independence, a lot of people miss the fact that there were others fighting on the British side that greatly added to their number. These men were the Hessian soldiers, or as other historians call them, “German

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Should the Confederacy Won the Civil War?

    Should the Confederacy Won the Civil War?

    Should the Confederacy have won the civil war? Looking at the American Civil War ones must also look at the economics of the 19th century in the U. S. Hand in hand one must also look at the politics and battle plans of the war. The slave plantation owners' class was a minority in the Southern population but it controlled southern politics and society. Slavery being the biggest investment of the South, and the fear

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Jon
  • Is the War on Iraq Legitimate?

    Is the War on Iraq Legitimate?

    Is the war on Iraq Legitimate? The war in Iraq is a very touchy subject among most Americans these days. Americans wonder if they have been lied too and taken advantage of by the government, especially the President. This sentiment among Americans has begun to bother me. I feel that it’s time that for me to research this war and determine if the United States should have gotten involved. Nelson Mandela says that "Because

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    Essay Length: 1,315 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Us Entering World War Two

    The Us Entering World War Two

    The U.S. Entering The War In WWII president Roosevelt was greatly supported for his humane and fair actions taken to prevent the U.S. from entering the war. However, Several things about the events surrounding pearl harbor do seem a bit odd. Could it be that Roosevelt was only delaying war until an ample opportunity arose? Or could it be that he wasn’t waiting but rather planning his own event to occur in order to create

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Max
  • World War 1

    World War 1

    World War 1 World War 1 began in August of 1914. The war lasted until November of 1918. The war was know as "the Great War". World War 1 began as an argument over land. The 2 countries were fighting over "no man's land." They were fighting so that one side would win the land then they would stop fighting, that is why this war is also known as "the war to end war." The

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Weapons of World War 2

    Weapons of World War 2

    As the world went into World War One, it faced new technological advances that turned the view of battle forever. With the invention of many new killing machines, soldiers were now in the deadliest battlefields ever. From artillery blasts to machine gun fire, from air power to biological and weapons of mass destruction, the outcome of World War One would be deadly. It would be the first war to be the greatest motivator for technology

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    The Union break-up between 1860-1861 had many reasons and causes for its happenings. A country cannot run without looking at both sides of a problem and, at certain times, choosing a side. Abraham Lincoln was a president that did not like to stand firmly on an issue that was very sensitive. The U.S. spent a great deal of time on the issue of slavery and how to deal with it. The Dred Scott Decision was

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • Several Research Questions on the Causes of World War 1

    Several Research Questions on the Causes of World War 1

    World War One  Account for the feelings of hostility towards the Austria-hungry Empire by Serb nationalists in 1914:  Austria was what stood in the way of progress of the Serbian nation. Serbia was a direct threat to the survival of the multinational Austrian Empire and for that reason Austria felt it necessary to thwart Serbia's plans for growth and development. The Serbs desired more land, especially a coastline with an all important sea

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Tommy
  • British War from 1920-1930

    British War from 1920-1930

    There was very little involvement in war by the British from 1920-1930. This was a characteristic shared with many other countries because another World War was feared. The British however were involved in one war. It was not a full-scale open war, but many died on both sides. This was the Irish War of Independence, also known as the Anglo-Irish War. The cause of the war was a desire by the Irish to have some

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Yan
  • After the Cold War by a Domestic Realist Perspective

    After the Cold War by a Domestic Realist Perspective

    The main idea of this article is to suggest US to focus back on itЎ¦s domestic issues, rather than over-spending money and effort in Iraq. After 9/11, US attempted to build a local government in Iraq. However, it failed. Friedman suggested that it is nearly impossible for US to shape Iraq in their own vision. US canЎ¦t simply Ў§baby-sitЎЁ Iraq by sending more troops, for an infinite time. US has to What US have paid

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • War

    War

    The first issue to be considered is what is war and what is its definition. The student of war needs to be careful in examining definitions of war, for like any social phenomena, definitions are varied, and often the proposed definition masks a particular political or philosophical stance paraded by the author. This is as true of dictionary definitions as well as of articles on military or political history. Cicero defines war broadly as "a

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Wars by Timothy Findley

    The Wars by Timothy Findley

    Many novels have been written about the great wars, but few are as absorbing, captivating and still capable of showing all the horrors of the battle as Timothy Findley’s “The Wars”1. After reading the novel, critics and readers have been quick to point out the vast examples of symbolism shown throughout the novel. Even the author himself commented at the vast examples of symbolism throughout the novel, "Everything in that book has a life of

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Kevin
  • “sectional Crisis Leading to the Civil War”

    “sectional Crisis Leading to the Civil War”

    When Abraham Lincoln gave his Cooper Union Address it is doubtful that he knew its impact on the country and ultimately the future of the Union. In his Cooper Union Address, future president Abraham Lincoln thoroughly rebuked the southern Democrats Stephen A. Douglas’ statements about the Republicans’ slavery stance by using not only the oppositions wording against them, he supported his arguments with true examples sited from the signatories of the Constitution and their past

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Jack
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia. It has a population of over 80,000,000 people. The official language of Vietnam is Vietnamese. The capital city is Hanoi. The currency that is used is the new dong. This country is rich in resources. Although this country has many strong points, it also has a bloody history, the Vietnam War. The Vietnamese were controlled by France from 1859 until the defeat of France

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Recent Historiography on Religion and the American Civil War

    Recent Historiography on Religion and the American Civil War

    Religion and the American Civil War is a field of study which has received much attention in recent years. Previously considered a peripheral issue by most Civil War historians (erroneously so), religion reemerged as a significant interpretive element of the Civil War experience with the publication of Religion and the American Civil War (1998), a collection of essays edited by Randall M. Miller, Harry S. Stout and George Reagan Wilson. Well-known historians such as Eugene

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Fonta
  • A War with Different Enemies

    A War with Different Enemies

    A War With Different Enemies War novels previous to All Quiet On The Western Front, tend to romanticize the real conditions of the war, and the troubles faced by the soldiers. However, All Quiet On The Western Front, not only does not romanticize the terrible experiences of World War I, it also provides the reader with accurate and detailed portrayal of the horrors of the War. The author, Erich Maria Remarque does this by emphasizing

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Chechen War

    Chechen War

    The European Union, unlike the United States is not a federation. Unlike the United Nations it is not a global co-operation of member state in decision making. The European Union is unique. In short the Union its self is one that is made up of many sovereign states. These sovereign states, though retaining the majority, pool the sovereignty together in order to increase there strength and world influent. Pooling sovereignty means that the state turns

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • The War to End All Wars

    The War to End All Wars

    World War I, known as the Great War, was the first total war between the European nations. Many soldiers had died in the terrible conditions of the trenches. Not only were countless lives lost in the war, but land, especially in France and Belgium, were also destroyed. There were also many controversies when the Great War finally ended. Many leaders had different and conflicting opinions on how the treaty was going to be put together.

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Jessica
  • 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
  • Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice, the Dark Rival

    Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice, the Dark Rival

    This story happened when master Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi went to Bandomeer and he was awakened with a start. He had a nightmare of the past. But, he can’t fight this power. They were quartered in the guest chamber of Bandomeer governor’s official residence. Then Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan went to a meeting. Qui-Gon was surprised of who the representative of Offworld Corporation. It was Xanatos! Xanatos was one of Qui-Gon’s Apprentice he was an

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The War on Pharmaceutical Companies

    The War on Pharmaceutical Companies

    In America, it has become a battle to earn a high paying job to cope with the expenses of a typical American. It has become even more of a battle for some people to afford medical prescriptions to keep healthy. Health becomes a crucial issue when discussed among people. No matter what, at one point or another, everyone is going to stand as a victim of the pharmaceutical industry. The bottom line is Americans are

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Kevin
  • An Poem Analysis of Hearing That His Friend Was Coming Back from the War by Wang Chien

    An Poem Analysis of Hearing That His Friend Was Coming Back from the War by Wang Chien

    In this poem, the poet describes a contemporary war which was more intense than those in the old days and the hopelessness for soldiers to come back from the war. When the speaker got the news that his friend, who saw service in that war, was coming back, he was then in an emotional conflict between the eagerness to see his friend returning from the war and the worry about if his friend was still

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Monika
  • War Without Mercy

    War Without Mercy

    The author of this book is John W. Dower who is the Henry Luce Professor International Cooperation and Global Stability at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of Empire and Aftermath: Yoshida Shigeru and the Japanese Experience, and The Elements of japanese design, and is the editor of The Origins of the Japanese State and coeditor of The Hiroshima Murals. His main reason for writing this book was to explain the racial

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    Essay Length: 391 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Max

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