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  • War of the Worlds Intro

    War of the Worlds Intro

    War of The Worlds Mention the book to anyone, and you will probably get a recognizing look on their faces. Some know it as the ultimate prank, others as a sci-fi thriller, yet others remember the book as an eye opening alien invasion story that held your attention to the very last page. Whatever view you hold, the story has many ideals, points, and some even say objectives. In short, the book follows the life

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    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Edward
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    Did you ever think about why the Civil War happened? I thought about it and came up with three of the best reasons I could think of to cause the Civil War. Here is what I think forced the north and south the come to war. First it was because of slavery, then the south seceded from the union when Lincoln was elected, and the south feared that the north would have majority in the

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    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    In the post World War II era, a war arose between the Soviet Union and the United States, but in reality there was never really any documented fighting between the two nations, thus spawning the catch phrase "Cold War." Even though both countries were ready to go to war at the blink of an eye and almost did, the powers-that-be never got the nerve to authorize a nuclear war that would have made World War

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    Submitted: December 5, 2008 By: Fonta
  • Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    This essay will describe the events that occurred following the Civil War in a period known as Reconstruction. In the South, during this period of time many people suffered from the great amount of property damage done to such things as farms, factories, railroads and several other things that citizens depended on to keep their economy strong. Some of these economic hardships included destruction of the credit system and worthless Confederate money. Though statistics in

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mikki
  • The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The US is to blame for the Cold War From when World War II ended in 1945 all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War dominated international affairs. It was a global struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although the Cold War was sometimes fought on the battlefield, it involved everything from political rhetoric to sports. Overshadowing all was the threat of nuclear war.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The Historical Background of Cold War

    The Historical Background of Cold War

    Chapter 1: The Historical Background of Cold War. 1.1 The Historical Context. The animosity of postwar Soviet-American relations drew on a deep reservoir of mutual distrust. Soviet suspicion of the United States went back to America's hostile reaction to the Bolshevik revolution itself. At the end of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson had sent more than ten thousand American soldiers as part of an expeditionary allied force to overthrow the ne¬¬¬¬w Soviet regime by

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon
  • Zoom: How Much Information Is Changing the World

    Zoom: How Much Information Is Changing the World

    As many know that I work for Google, I came a lot of letters with strange questions or complaints about the policy Google, questions about how the Google made any belongings. Obviously, I can not answer questions about Google. And even if it could - would not have. This is not a blog Google - this is my personal blog, a hobby that I do in their free time. But between my work and my

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    Submitted: December 14, 2008 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: January 6, 2009 By: Mike
  • The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War On Drugs: A Losing Battle? In 1968, when American soldiers came home from the Vietnam War addicted to heroin, President Richard Nixon initiated the War on Drugs. More than a decade later, President Ronald Reagan launches the South Florida Drug Task force, headed by then Vice-President George Bush, in response to the city of Miami's demand for help. In 1981, Miami was the financial and import central for cocaine and marijuana, and the

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Third World Countries

    Third World Countries

    What are some of the major problems faced by "Third World" Countries today? Who should be held responsible for these problems? Why? What has Canada done to help "Third World Countries"? There has always been a dominant country in the world that sets the economic standard throughout powerful countries. Canada has always been a top rated economic country, usually behind the United States and other large Commonwealth countries. Starting back in the early to mid

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • Butterfly World

    Butterfly World

    Butterfly World Stages of a Butterfly A butterfly is an insect which is notable for its life cycle. The four stages of a butterfly's lifecycle are as follows: egg, larva or caterpillar stage, pupa or chrysalis stage, and a final adult butterfly stage. As such, a butterfly's life starts out as an egg and matures into a caterpillar. The butterfly eggs are usually laid on top of plants. Each species of butterfly has its own

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    Submitted: January 16, 2009 By: Anna
  • Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    Civil Liberties and the Civil War

    "On to Richmond" was the enthusiastic battle cry of the Union Soldiers as they went into battle. With the apparent disagreements between the Northern and Southern states, war was inevitable. The drastic differences in location, economy, and population played prevalent roles in the outcome of the war. The Civil War was surprisingly drawn out considering the North's overwhelming advantages, which eventually led them to victory. One of the most important advantages the North had was

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    The American Civil War, one of the bloodiest wars the United States has ever had to go through. The American Civil War started in 1861 and lasted until 1865. This conflict was a," separatist conflict between the United States Federal Government (Union) and eleven slave states that declared there secession and formed the Confederate States of America." We all know that the Union eventually came out on top in 1865 with the surrender of Robert

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Civil War - North and the South Economy

    Economics are the key to a country's development and prosperity only if the country is united in one ideology. This was not the case in the pre-Civil War period. The fragile balance created by expansion of the North and the South made the Civil War inevitable because the economies of each were based upon free labor and slave labor. The economy in the South was primarily agrarian and based upon the slave-labor system. (F) The

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    The Cold War The Cold War had a major impact on United States history and the histories of many other nations worldwide. The war was made up of many different things to include the United States and the Soviet Unions' goals, major U.S. policies, major events that evolved in Asia, and the affects the war had on American life. This war helped shape history and many of the different societies that were involved. The Cold

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    COLD WAR Cold war is a period in which there was political,economic,cultural and military competition and struggle between the United States and Soviet Union or Eastern cominist block and capitalist Western block. After the world war second, all of the people over the world had worried about the chance of war between east and west blocks.fear of nuclear weapons made people nervous, and states tried to join one of these blocks.there was no hot war

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War Ideology and Policies

    Cold War Ideology and Policies

    Cold War Ideology and Policies Tyricho Washington Axia College of University of Phoenix Niccolina Mariconi September 14, 2008 During war time, the United States and the Soviet Union (Russia) were unified together against Germany and Japan. Consequently, the United States and the Soviet Union (Russia) didn't trust each other. Even during war time there was a lack of trust. When the United States shared information with Great Britain, they kept that information from the Soviet

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Cold War People

    Cold War People

    Bryan LeBrun Harry S. Truman was elected president in 1945. Truman made some crucial decisions in history. Soon after V-E Day, the war against Japan had reached its final stage. A plea to Japan to surrender was rejected. Truman ordered atomic bombs dropped on cities devoted to war work. They were Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japanese surrendered right after. In June, 1945, Truman witnessed the signing of the charter of the United Nations to preserve peace.

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War

    The Korean War took place between the years of 1950 and 1953. The cause of the war was that Korea was under Japanese rule ever since the end of the Chinese-Japanese war in 1895. After World War II, in 1945, Korea was freed from Japan. The United States troops occupied the southern part of the country and Russian forces took the north. The very first and main reason we entered the war in Korea was

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Why the Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    Why the Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    At 2:00 A.M. (local time) on August second 1990, Saddam Hussein sent the Iraqi military across the border into Kuwait, and sparked a war whose repercussions are still being felt. Today what eventually became known as the Persian Gulf War, featured the largest air operation in history; and a senseless destruction paralleled only to Danzig or Hiroshima. Even though Saddam was the one who physically invaded Kuwait, is balking at United Nations resolutions, and is

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War

    The Korean War For hundreds of years Korea was dominated by the Chinese empire. After Japan was defeated by the allies in WW II., Korea became occupied by the Russians in the North and the Americans in the South. Both the U.S. and the Soviets realized that Korea was a strategic country. It was important to occupy because it lay between China, Japan, and the Soviet Union. North and South Korea were divided by the

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Persian Gulf War - the Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War - the Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War-the Feat of the Western Countries Essay submitted by Unknown On August 2nd, 1990 Iraqi military forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. The order was given by Iraqi dictatorial president Saddam Hussein. His aim was apparently to take control Kuwait's oil reserves (despite its small size Kuwait is a huge oil producer; it has about 10 per cent of the world's oil reserves ). Iraq accused Kuwait, and also

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • 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: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Causes of the Revolutionary War

    Causes of the Revolutionary War

    The haphazard and disorganized British rule of the American colonies in the decade prior to the outbreak led to the Revolutionary War. The mismanagement of the colonies, the taxation policies that violated the colonist right's, the distractions of foreign wars and politics in England and mercantilist policies that benefited the English to a much greater degree then the colonists all show the British incompetence in their rule over the colonies. The policies and distractions were

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world's largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika

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