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  • End of the Vietnam War and Effects on America

    End of the Vietnam War and Effects on America

    U.S. Withdrawal U.S. President Lyndon Johnson's decision not to seek reelection in 1968 prompted serious negotiations to end the war to began. Between 1968 and 1969, contacts in Paris between North Vietnam and the United States were expanded to include South Vietnam and the NLF. Under the leadership of President Richard M Nixon, the United States changed its tactics to combine U.S. troop withdrawals with intensified bombing and the invasion of Communist sanctuaries in Cambodia

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    Essay Length: 1,505 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Effects on Civil War

    The Effects on Civil War

    The Civil War had an effect on us. The Civil War was one of the most tragic wars in American history. More Americans died in this war then in all other wars combined. In this war we did not fight against other people, we fought brother against brother and the nation was torn apart. There are many reasons why this war took pace. Fist the nation was come together and then the southern states were

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    Essay Length: 301 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • 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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    Essay Length: 2,246 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • Regions of Us After Civil War

    Regions of Us After Civil War

    The Civil War left an impressionable mark on the nation as a whole - physically, economically, and furthermore politically. Two of the nations regions most affected was the South and the West. While the south gained political strentgh through a "solid south" Democracy, their weak reliance on the crop lien system adversel affected their econmy; meanwhile the farmers migrated to the west because of the Homestead Act, their economy suffered in part because of over

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    The American Civil War This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. In this document, I will speak mainly around those involved on the battlefield in the closing days of the conflict. Also, reference will be made to the leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Reconstruction - the Civil War, During Reconstruction, and During the Civil Rights Movements

    Reconstruction - the Civil War, During Reconstruction, and During the Civil Rights Movements

    RECONSTRUCTION The American Revolution was a glorious war fought to free the American colonies from the British rule. Although we won that war, there were still many people who were not free from our rule. One people in general were the black slaves. The black people had many struggles to freedom, which helped shape, our American culture today. Three different periods characterized their struggles: the slaves Before the Civil War, during Reconstruction, and during the

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Medicine During the Civil War 1861-1865

    Medicine During the Civil War 1861-1865

    Medicine During the Civil War 1861-1865 When Walt Whitman wrote that he believed the "real war" would never get into the books, this is the side he was talking about (Belferman 1996). Yet, it is important that we remember and recall the medical side of the conflict too, as horrible and terrifying as it was (Adams 1952). Long before doctors and people knew anything about bacteria and what caused disease was the time of Civil

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Causes of World War I

    Causes of World War I

    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: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • World War I: Total War

    World War I: Total War

    WORLD WAR 1 "World War I: Total War" Europe since pre-Roman times has been marked by conflict. Warring tribes often did battle in small skirmishes and hand-to-hand combat. But as the civilizations grew and technology improved the battles became larger and much more intense. With the Industrial revolution, warfare would change forever. This can be best seen in World War One. The "war to end all wars" gradually escalated to a global conflict, dragging the

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • 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
  • War in Iraq

    War in Iraq

    The war in Iraq brings up a lot of questions, about the future decisions of President of the United States of America, Mr. George W. Bush. After the terrorist attack on the United States, which shook the whole world, US went to war with Iraq. I believe that this is a war on terrorism, and not an "Oil War", how other like to refer to it. United States want to liberate people in Iraq and

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: David
  • How an Assassination Escalated into World War

    How an Assassination Escalated into World War

    HIS 106B: Western Civilization II Paper 1 February 24, 2006 How an Assassination Escalated into World War During the early summer of 1914, people on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean knew that something momentous was on the horizon. On summer's first official day, June 21, 1914, many European leaders and the people they led were enjoying nice weather and time of leisure (Heyman 3). What those people didn't know was that in one week's

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Analytical Look at "traffic" and the U.S. War on Drugs

    Analytical Look at "traffic" and the U.S. War on Drugs

    How effective is the United States war on drugs? This a question that Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, cracks wide open. Traffic follows three story lines and depicts the powerful force that is drugs. Robert Wakefield is the recently appointed drug czar who finds out his daughter Caroline is a drug addict. Javier Rodriguez is a cop in Mexico who is attempting his own war on drugs in the corrupt world of Mexican drug enforcement.

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Kashmir - Causes and Effects of Wars

    Kashmir - Causes and Effects of Wars

    Our group topic: "Causes and Effects of Wars" provoked me to write about the threatening dispute of "Jammu and Kashmir" which has become more threatening after the nuclear capabilities of India and Pakistan. My main claim revolves around the theme that the burning dispute of Kashmir, between India and Pakistan can play a vital role in the emergence of third world war and can act as battle-field for a nuclear war. Due to geographical and

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    Essay Length: 273 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Civil War Reconstruction

    Civil War Reconstruction

    Southern plantation owners rebuild their devastated lands and attempt to negotiate new labor arrangements with their former slaves. When black men are given the right to vote, they elect hundreds of black legislators to state and national offices, even though the elections are preceded by threats and violence while some northerners travel South to enforce post-Civil War order and protect former slaves. White Southerners view the new arrivals as "carpetbaggers" -- opportunists and exploiters bent

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    Essay Length: 261 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I began with the death of an archduke. Archduke Franz Ferdinand beloved that slaves along with his empire required more power. Archduke Franz Ferdinand use to be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. On June 28, 1914, a group of Serbs who believed that the slaves belonged to them attempted an assignation of the archduke Ferdinand by trying to blow him up. The group was known as the “Blackhand.” This group failed to blow

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Why World War

    Why World War

    World war II, and why? After World War I, the defeated Germany, Disappointed Italy, and Ambitious Japan were anxious to regain or increase their power. All three of these countries eventually adopted forms of dictatorship; National Socialism and Fascism. This made their country supreme and called for expansion and invasion of neighbouring countries. These countries also set themselves up as enemies against communism, which gained them at least partial tolerance from the Western Democracies. The

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Victor
  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War begin in 14 and end in 1763. The resulted in France's loss of all its possession in North America and The British claims Canada and North American for themselves. Before the war, the most people were ignored the Navigation Act, and they don't pay their tax. Need the money for war, British's government started to forces people pay their tax. In 1764, The Sugar Act is passed by the English

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: regina
  • Civil War Events

    Civil War Events

    The Civil War was the bloodiest, most violent war in all of America's history. It pitted brother against brother and father against son and caused more deaths than all of America's wars before or since combined. The cause for the Civil War was not any single event or action, but a combonation of many events and actions. It was a sort of snowball effect, but this snowball had a rock in the center - slavery.

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Issues of the Civil War

    Issues of the Civil War

    Beginning with the Revolutionary War, and followed by the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights, the United States carried a mentality for warfare into the time of the Civil War. The pursuit of happiness and liberty, along with the right to bear arms boosted the environment of a civil war. In conjunction with political motives there were also economic and cultural reasons to begin war. The Southern states wanted their own governing

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Roles African American in Civil War

    The Roles African American in Civil War

    In the history of the United States, African Americans have always been discriminated against. When Africans first came to America, they were taken against their will and forced to work as laborers. They became slaves to the rich, greedy, lazy Americans. They were given no pay and often badly whipped and beaten. African Americans fought for their freedom, and up until the Civil War it was never given to them. When the Civil War began,

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Media Complicity and the Iraq War

    Media Complicity and the Iraq War

    May 18, 2004 Mahdi Nawaf had not slept much the previous night. It was not the sound of gunshots, nor was it the resounding boom of cluster bombs exploding in the darkness, that had hindered his rest. No; by now, he had become accustomed to this soundtrack of war, that played day and night right outside his front door. Today was his wedding day. Mahdi, a simple Iraqi carpenter, had met a woman named Samira.

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: regina
  • Terrence Malick’s "the Thin Red Line" and Hollywood’s Traditional Depictions of War

    Terrence Malick’s "the Thin Red Line" and Hollywood’s Traditional Depictions of War

    THEThin Red Line is a three-hour epic about the World War II, directed by Terrence Malick, who made his comeback to the film industry after 20 years with a subject that had been neglected for almost as long.(1) The film is based on James Jones’ novel, published in 1962, which was first adapted for the big screen by Andrew Marton in 1964 rather unsuccessfully. For many years, the book seemed to defy cinematic adaptation due

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Bred
  • War on Iraq

    War on Iraq

    War on Iraq Since the commencement of the controversial war in Iraq, people have been looking for other solutions to the conflict. Many suggestions have been voiced, but none so much and so loudly as the suggestion of simple assassination. People do not understand that assassination is not only impossible, but also never an end to conflict. Assassination of Saddam Hussein is not a viable option to end the U.S. conflict in Iraq. The first

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Edward
  • Winning the War on Terror

    Winning the War on Terror

    In the normal course of events, Presidents come to this chamber to report on the state of the Union. Tonight, no such report is needed. It has already been delivered by the American people. We have seen it in the courage of passengers, who rushed terrorists to save others on the ground -- passengers like an exceptional man named Todd Beamer. And would you please help me to welcome his wife, Lisa Beamer, here tonight.

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    Essay Length: 3,125 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Venidikt

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