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  • 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: Stenly
  • World War 2 Japan

    World War 2 Japan

    World War II Japan committed what some would consider suicide, when their aircraft bombed Pearl Harbor.1 Pearl Harbor was the most important day of World War II. This was the first strike towards the US. making them enter the war. Even though the US. had been involved a little before this. The attack prompted full entrance of the US. into the war. Japan wanted to not depend on white imperialist nations, like Britain, France, Netherlands

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    Essay Length: 1,199 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Jon
  • Life in the U.S. After World War I

    Life in the U.S. After World War I

    Life in the U.S. After World War I World War I which was known as a war that ended all the other wars and as the Great War finally came to an end in 1918 changing life in many countries especially in the United States of America either in a negative or positive way. World War I was a war fought from the years 1914 to 1918 in Europe between members of the Triple

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    Essay Length: 1,171 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Yan
  • Why We Can’t Forget World War 2

    Why We Can’t Forget World War 2

    I am sure that much of what happened in World War II, not only to Jews of course, But also to Germans and other nationalities from all over Europe who experienced the war and its aftermath in their own country, is still influencing the psyche and the politics of millions of people, even of the younger generations, who are not really conscious on a first-hand basis of what actually took place, World War II impact

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    Essay Length: 1,314 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Top
  • Conscientious Objectors of World War I

    Conscientious Objectors of World War I

    There were many groups and members of American society who objected to World War I. Recent immigrants, Irish immigrants, socialists, midwestern progressives and populists, and even parents of young men are a few of the members and groups who opposed the war. Moral and religious reasons contribute to the underlying reason as to why young men tried to avoid and even refuse the war draft. Many recent immigrants from the Central Powers countries and regions

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    Essay Length: 795 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Japanese-American Internment Camps During World War 1

    Japanese-American Internment Camps During World War 1

    We think of Franklin D. Roosevelt as one of our greatest presidents. We see Roosevelt as the president that helped the American people regain faith in themselves, especially at the depth of the great Depression. They say he brought hope as he promised prompt, vigorous action after asserting this statement, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” But no one looks back to notice Roosevelt to be the president who signed an

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Artur
  • Economic Conditions of Germany, World War II

    Economic Conditions of Germany, World War II

    Initial German Advantage In the beginning of the Second World War, Germany seemingly had an advantage economically over its opponents, at least militarily speaking. Adolf Hitler had earlier converted a portion of Germany's economic sector to producing the armaments necessary for waging war. Germany had also begun stockpiling large amounts of raw materials necessary for creating the machine for war, as well as harvesting and exploiting its own local raw materials, such as iron ore.

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Monika
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Introduction The start of World War II prompted countries to make large technological advances. With the war raging all around the world, and more and more countries entering the fray, it was especially important for governments to continue to develop new technologies to get a step up on their opponents. Many new weapons, vehicles, and ways of communication were developed and used against the Axis of Power. In today's modern wars, many of these technologies

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Causes of World War I

    Causes of World War I

    World War I There were many causes to World War I, most of them very frightening and disheartening. This essay will describe two different causes of “The Great War”. First, there was a clash between two coalitions of European countries. Second, the Archduke of Austria-Hungary, Francis Ferdinand, was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist. One of the causes of WWI was the clash between two coalitions of European countries. The first coalition, known as the Allied

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    Essay Length: 297 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The U.S. Entering World War II

    The U.S. Entering World War II

    The U.S. Entering World War II "A date that will live in infamy," (Snyder 33) was what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called December 7, 1941. It was a calm Sunday morning at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu. Then two U.S. soldiers saw an oscilloscope signal on their mobile radars. They immediately called this in to their commanding officer but he told them to ignore it because the base was expecting a squadron of

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    Essay Length: 1,252 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Yan
  • Part B - What Were the Consequences of the First World War for the British People 1914 - 1924?

    Part B - What Were the Consequences of the First World War for the British People 1914 - 1924?

    Part B - What were the consequences of the First World War for the British People 1914 - 1924? (50 Marks) Britain changed significantly between 1900 and 1918, there are many potential reasons for this however World War One is seen as the biggest. The whole world order changed as the old empires of Russia, Austria - Hungary and the Ottoman Empire collapsed, Germany was recreated as the Weimar Republic and France and Britain were

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    Essay Length: 310 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Wendy
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I Nations should take into consideration on how their actions affect the rest of the world. There are sometimes when you should do what you think is right for yourself. But this is a nation. It isn’t just only you. There are a whole lot of other people you must satisfy. Put it this way a Nation is a team. The nation has to work as a one. Some people may not like

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • American People After World War 2

    American People After World War 2

    The end of World War II brought thousands of young servicemen back to America to pick up their lives and start new families in new homes with new jobs. With an energy never before experienced, American industry expanded to meet peacetime needs. Americans began buying goods not available during the war, which created corporate expansion and jobs. Growth everywhere. The baby boom was underway... Many historians of science argue not only that technology is an

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Is Germany at Fault for World War Ii?

    Is Germany at Fault for World War Ii?

    Is Germany at fault for World War II? World War Two was a time of devastation and misfortune for all people in the world. The war lasted for six years, and involved more than 200 countries, costing fifty-five million lives and material damage of some three billion dollars. WWII was said to be the easiest war ever to be prevented, but once it started there was no stopping it. What or who could cause such

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Monika
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Imagine, it’s 1939 and you’re sitting at home with your family when you hear screaming outside, you open the door to see what is going on and, BANG! your dead. On September 1, 1939 less than one year after the Munich Agreement, Adolf Hitler invaded Poland. His goal was to eliminate all of the Jews. Britain and France promised to help Poland but Britain was too far away for their Air Force to help and

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Janna
  • World War Ll: Somme

    World War Ll: Somme

    Le Bataille de la Somme -1 July - 13 November 1916 -Intended to be a decisive breakthrough, the Battle of the Somme instead became a byword for futile and indiscriminate slaughter, with General Haig's tactics remaining controversial even today. The British planned to attack on a 24km (15 mile) front between Serre, north of the Ancre, and Curlu, north of the Somme. Five French divisions would attack an 13km (eight mile) front south of the

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Victor
  • 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: December 27, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Isolationism in Post-World War I America

    Isolationism in Post-World War I America

    In George Washington’s farewell speech he warned the American people to beware “the insidious wiles of foreign influence.” Though it was never put into law, this statement has played a major role in the American foreign policy of isolationism. American isolationist sentiment stems from the fact that America is geographically isolated from the rest of the world. American isolationist sentiment was at its peak in the years following World War I. “In the war of

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Fonta
  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II Over 68 years ago there was a war that came to be known as World War II. It was not only one of the greatest wars in history but one of the most destructive. On September 1, 1939 this war started out and didn’t end until 6 long and bloody years of total war in 1945. The war started 6 years after the Weimer Republic ended. This war was between Germany, Italy

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    Essay Length: 346 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The World Wars

    The World Wars

    The World Wars World War one began in 1914 and lasted for four years. The reasons for the war beginning aren’t very clear cut and neither are the reasons for the United States involvement in this war. Some say it’s a case of one thing led to another and created a domino effect, while others think it was looming on the horizon for many years whatever the reasons are the facts are the world went

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Mike
  • Cause of World War

    Cause of World War

    Cause of World War I Unlike World War II, the causes of World War I are not as clear cut. Historians say the war had been building up for some time prior to 1914. The "Great War" was not caused by megalomaniacs hungry for power as in the case of Mussolini and Hitler during World War II. The origins are more complex. First one is the alliance Systems The causes can be explained, more in

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War I - Affect on Usa

    World War I - Affect on Usa

    At first the encounter seemed remote, but its economic and political effects were swift and deep. By 1915 U.S. industry, which had been mildly depressed, was prospering again with munitions orders from the Western Allies. Both sides used propaganda to arouse the public passions of Americans -- a third of whom were either foreign-born or had one or two foreign-born parents. Moreover, Britain and Germany both acted against U.S. shipping on the high seas, bringing

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: regina
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I was a military conflict that lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was a usual war with airplanes, machine guns, and tanks. However, the commanders often fought World War I like it was a 19th Century war. They would march their troops across open land into the face of machine guns and often slaughter. A result of this, was the invention of the strategy known as trench warfare. The most recent use of

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    Essay Length: 963 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • World War 1

    World War 1

    When people are talking of war, they seem to always want to know what started it. There are many things that can cause a war. For example, World War One was started because of many things: nationalism, building of arms, entangling of alliances, and imperialism. When the World War I broke out in 1914, with Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia. America’s first reaction was to stay out of the conflict. President Wilson, in his speech

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    Essay Length: 454 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Germany Must Bear Responsibility for Starting the First World War, to a Large Extent. Do You Agree with This Statement? Explain Your Answer Using Your Own Knowledge of the Factors Causing the First Ww.

    Germany Must Bear Responsibility for Starting the First World War, to a Large Extent. Do You Agree with This Statement? Explain Your Answer Using Your Own Knowledge of the Factors Causing the First Ww.

    I agree that Germany must bear responsibility for starting the First WW, to a large extent. There are three reasons why I say this. First, in the early 1870s, the German Chancellor Bismarck was the first to start the alliance system which was one cause of the First World War. Other nations only followed him. Second, the extreme nationalism (Pan-Germanism) in Germany made her desire to unite with the Germans in Austria-Hungary to become a

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Top

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