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  • World War II in Europe - Divergence of German States

    World War II in Europe - Divergence of German States

    Background After the end of World War II in Europe, what territorially remained of pre-1945 Germany had been divided into four occupation zones (thanks to the Yalta Conference), each one controlled by one of the four occupying Allied powers: the Americans, British, French and Soviets. The old capital of of the Allied Control Council, was itself similarly subdivided into four zones. Although the intent was for the occupying powers to govern Germany together inside the

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas 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

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    Essay Length: 1,516 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Monika
  • World War 2 Profile

    World War 2 Profile

    Thought there have been movies and documentaries made about the events of World War II the story of the common man has been underrepresented. Movies like Pearl Harbor glamorize the hero and his epic love story. Untold are the graphic accounts and emotional stresses that were experienced by the common soldier. Henry Wedman was born December 10th 1922, in the small town of Arkansas City, Kansas. Spending most of his time working on the family

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mikki
  • World War 2 & Star Wars

    World War 2 & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Great Depression, World War II and Suburban Growth

    The Great Depression, World War II and Suburban Growth

    The function of the Democratic machine in Chicago, which has dominated Chicago politics for nearly half a century, could be described as a political group that recruits its members by offering patronage, the act of offering handouts in return for support. You wash my hand I'll wash yours, in other words, you do something for me and I'll do something for you. Incentives such as political jobs, money, opportunities to get favors from the government

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War: Japan Vs. United States

    Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War: Japan Vs. United States

    Treatment of World War II Prisoners of War: Japan vs. United States The topic of POW’s is a fascinating one that can be dealt with in various ways. First, one can gain information from primary sources from diaries and journals kept by POWs or their captors and guards. Second, there are secondary sources that can give general overviews of what treatment the POWs received. Another interesting thing in learning about POWs is to compare

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War

    Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War

    Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War Just who is Winston Churchill? Sir Winston Churchill was one of the most influential leaders of the World War II time period. He was the prime minister of England, a Nobel Prize winner, and an amazing writer. He is a man of many gifts, however of all of his amazing talents, his greatest asset was his way of using words. With his words and writings he

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Jack
  • Japan Changes from Military Power to Economic Power After World War II

    Japan Changes from Military Power to Economic Power After World War II

    Japan Changes From Military to Economic Power after World War II Japan was controlled by an emperor people thought to be god before the World War II. They were technologically advanced in military weaponry and armory. The country was control by military power for years and had plans to dominate the world. Not until when the United State join the World War II, the fate of Japan changed forever. Japan suffered a quick defeat by

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    Essay Length: 281 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War 2 & Star Wars

    World War 2 & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Top
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II began I 1941 for the United States when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. World War II had already been raging for years before the United States entered it. Adolf Hitler in Germany, Benito Mussolini in Italy, and the seizure of Manchuria by Japan where big factors for the beginning of war II. The Axis powers stood against the Allied powers by the end of World War II. Germany, Italy, and Japan stood together

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War II

    World War II

    I. Wartime Conferences Prepare for Peace a. U.S. took part in 15 major international conferences b. Cairo- • November 1934- FDR, Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek met in Cairo, Egypt. Agreed on two issues: 1. Korea, then under Japanese domination, would be independent, and 2. Formosa, now Taiwan, would be returned by Japan to China. c. Teheran- • In late Nov., FDR & Churchill proceeded to Teheran, Iran. Promised Stalin that a second front would soon

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Causes of World War 1

    Causes of World War 1

    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: November 26, 2009 By: Janna
  • World War I Ended with the Treaty of Versailles

    World War I Ended with the Treaty of Versailles

    World War I Ended With the Treaty of Versailles June 28, 1919 World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to 13 million lives and caused unprecedented damage. Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allied Nations (including Britain, France, Italy and Russia) signed

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Relationship Between Modernity and the First World War

    The Relationship Between Modernity and the First World War

    The First World War, also known as the Great War of 1914-1918, is not an event that manifested overnight; it was the result of ever growing tension among European nations. This conflict was brought about by factors such as, nationalism, militarism, and the Alliance system. An upheaval such as the First World War was witness to the emergence of the glorification of war, struggle, despair, destruction and immense loss of life. The First World War

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jon
  • Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas 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

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    Essay Length: 590 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: July
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War 2 World War 2 was a conflict between the Allied Powers that consisted of United Kingdom, Soviet Union, United States, Republic of China, Poland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Norway, Greece, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Egypt, Philippines, Brazil, and more. While the Axis Power which consisted of Germany, Japan, Italy, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Finland, Croatia, Slovakia, Thailand and others. There were many causes like the German taking over of

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Edward
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • What Are Some of the Significant Workforce Composition Changes That Have Been Taking Place Since the Second World War?

    What Are Some of the Significant Workforce Composition Changes That Have Been Taking Place Since the Second World War?

    1. What are some (mention at least five) of the significant workforce composition changes that have been taking place since the second World War? The first significant workforce composition is immigration, in the 1990s wave of immigrant workers was by far the largest in the past three decades, and contributed a larger share of the growth in the nation’s labor force than at any other time since the end of World War II. Immigrants also

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Mike
  • Causes for World War 1

    Causes for World War 1

    The Causes of World War I The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a Serbian nationalist on the morning of June 28, 1914, while traveling in a motorcade

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: David
  • World War 1

    World War 1

    The rise of nationalism. Europe avoided major wars in the 100 years before World War 1 began. In the 1800's, a force swept across the continent that helped bring about the Great War. The force was nationalism - the belief that loyalty to a person's nation and its political and economic goals comes before any other public loyalty. During the 1800's nationalism took hold among people who shared a common language, history, or culture. Such

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Causes of World War I

    The Causes of World War I

    The Causes of World War I 1. The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a Serbian nationalist on the morning of June 28, 1914, while traveling in a

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Anna

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