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  • World War Heroes

    World War Heroes

    Courage, determination and hope were only a few of the unique qualities which were displayed by the thousands of brave soldiers who fought throughout World War I. Arthur Brownlie held these character traits, giving his life for the benefit of his country. Love, attention, and obedience are all essential components in order for a proper and supportive childhood. Arthur Andrew Brownlie was one of eight children, born to Alice and James Brownlie in November 1889.

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Max
  • Why Did the Armies Fight the First World War in Trenches on the Western Front and What Effect Did the Trenches Have on the Way the War Was Fought?

    Why Did the Armies Fight the First World War in Trenches on the Western Front and What Effect Did the Trenches Have on the Way the War Was Fought?

    The First World War was fought mostly in Europe between 1914 and 1918. It was fought between two major alliances. The first major alliance was the entente powers, which consisted of France, United Kingdom, Russia and their allies. The over alliance was consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary and their allies; they were names the central powers. Italy and the United States joined the Entente powers late on in the war. The immediate cause of the war

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Fonta
  • World War II

    World War II

    At the end of World War I the victorious nations formed the League of Nations for the purpose of airing international disputes, and of mobilizing its members for a collective effort to keep the peace in the event of aggression by any nation against another or of a breach of the peace treaties. The United States, imbued with isolationism, did not become a member. The League failed in its first test. In 1931 the Japanese,

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Fonta
  • World War I: The Significant Turning Point

    World War I: The Significant Turning Point

    World War I: The Significant Turning Point On June 28 1914 a spark was set off in Sarajevo which would become an explosion throughout the world. The event that led to World War One was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. A Serbian nationalist secret society, also known as the Black Hand, was who was responsible for Ferdinand's death. This spark would set off a "mechanical series of events that

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Oral Report I chose the easy route of interview my grandpa (Dean Randel) who served in World War II as flight deck operator that signaled the aircraft and got them ready for flight. He was station in San Diego on the USS Wisconsin which was of course a aircraft carrier. As I grew up he always told me stories of the good times he had with buddies and just living the good life. This is

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Hitler and World War 2

    Hitler and World War 2

    Adolf Hitler was a man who tried to make society perfect. He longed for everybody to have blonde hair and blue eyes. He demolished the humans that he pictured imperfect, and to make up for the losses he created breeding camps for the highest "top quality" people. Yet he himself was not even what he considered perfect, but was quite the opposite. He was dictator and leader of the German Nazi movement. He was born

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Was World War II Inevitable in 1939?

    Was World War II Inevitable in 1939?

    Was World War II inevitable in 1939? In the early hours of the 1st September 1939 German forces invaded Poland. 21 years after the end of World War I, the world had to face the beginning of another world war that should last 6 years. World War II was one of the most disastrous events in human history causing approximately 60 million deaths and destruction almost all over the globe (msn Encarta 2008). Winston Churchill

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Andrew
  • America’s Involvement in World War Two

    America’s Involvement in World War Two

    AMERICA’S 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 States

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Unsung Heroes of World War II

    The Unsung Heroes of World War II

    THE UNSUNG HEROES OF WORLD WAR II During World War II America went through many changes, some of the changes left a great impact on American Society, even until today. According to Christopher Paul-Moore, the son of a veteran of World War II, “I received my father’s World War II military war service record on the afternoon of September 11, 2001 and so my thoughts about black patriotism and World War II got pushed

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Causes of the First World War

    The Causes of the First World War

    The Causes of the First World War There are many reasons why the World went to war in 1914. These are some of the more important reasons. Britain and Germany were competing to have the most powerful navy in the world. This caused tension in Europe. The Scramble for Africa (when European countries had tried to get as many colonies as they could) had led to many small conflicts around the world. This meant that

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    Essay Length: 285 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Alliances During World War 1

    Alliances During World War 1

    Alliances During World War 1 Although there were many underlying reasons for the European nations to break out in war, the early days of the fighting between Serbia and Austria caused the expansion of the war, along with the alliances which failed to remain peace and actually contributed to the war. Also, the possibility of remaining neutral and prepared is always another alternative, rather than forming allies that may require the nation to enter

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Gcse History: Assignment one - First World War

    Gcse History: Assignment one - First World War

    GCSE History: Assignment One - First World War There are many different reasons for the First World War ending in 1918. The three main factors I'm going to examine are the entry of the USA into the war on the Allies side, the failure of the Ludendorff Offensive and the discontent in Germany. I will explain if each of these factors were equally important in bringing the First World War to an end. However there

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Steve
  • More Minerva Than Mars: The French Women's Rights Campaign and The First World War

    More Minerva Than Mars: The French Women's Rights Campaign and The First World War

    More Minerva than Mars: The French Women's Rights Campaign and the First World War This essay examines the role of French women during and after the First World War based on Steven Hause's article "More Minerva than Mars: The French Women's Rights Campaign and the First World War". He claims that the World War I in many ways set back the French Women's Right Campaign. During the First World War, many French feminist leaders believed

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Jon
  • World War I

    World War I

    DBQ Essay World War I was the result of leaders' aggression towards other countries which was supported by the rising nationalism of the European nations. Economic and imperial competition and fear of war prompted military alliances and an arms race, which further escalated the tension contributing to the outbreak of war. One cause of the World War was militarism, which is a policy in which military preparedness is of primary significance to a situation. Another

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Yan
  • New Technology of World War one

    New Technology of World War one

    New Technology Of World War One World War I brought much technological advancement to the battlefield, such as pillboxes, flamethrowers, and mustard gas. But all this new technology brought the need for new tactics and there really were no new ideas on how to use them. Soldiers fought a traditional styled war, and suffered many casualties due to the new technology. Generals slowly figured out the strengths and weaknesses of each new piece of equipment

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War I has often been referred to as the "Great War." This is a rather deceiving statement being that over 65 million men fought, and over 37 million men died in a war that lasted 4 years. World War I was, also, referred to as the "War to end all Wars." Yet, 20 years later that statement would no longer be true as WWII erupted in 1939. When WWI ended with no real purpose

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    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: regina
  • The First World War

    The First World War

    The Battle of the Somme (1916), which was a strategic Allied forces attempt to infiltrate through German lines along the Somme river of Northern France. It is considered to be one of the most, if not the most gruesome battles waged in the First World War. The reason behind this was that the Allied forces believed a tactical attack along this river would draw German forces from another heavily waged battle (Battle of Verdun), but

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    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • Canada World War 2

    Canada World War 2

    Cuba is located in the Northern Caribbean and is in the Caribbean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the gulf of Mexico. It is off the cost of Florida in the United States. To its West is Mexico and to its East is the Turks and Calicos Islands and Haiti. Below it is Jamaica and the Cayman islands. Cuba is the most popular country in the Caribbean. Its culture and its customs are drawn from several

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Artur
  • Causes of World War 1

    Causes of World War 1

    Causes of WWI essay There are many things that contributed to the start of WW1. The war began in 1914 but the bitter feelings and tensions between countries had started much earlier. For 20 years, the nations of Europe had been making alliances (It was thought that alliances would promote peace). Each country would be protected by others in case of war. The danger of the alliances was that an argument between 2 countries could

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    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Mike
  • Causes of World War I

    Causes of World War I

    World War I was one of the worst wars in Europe. Almost every country on the continent was involved and in the end it cost over $300 billion and about 88 million lives. There were many things that helped cause this war. Three of the main causes were the alliance system, militarism, and nationalism. The alliance system in Europe was one of the bigger causes of the war. There were the central powers and the

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Artur
  • Facts on World War 1 and World War 2

    Facts on World War 1 and World War 2

    In WW1, Germany was funding Lenin's campaign so Russia would enter a revolution and thus leave the war. - The US entered WW1 because Germany sent a note to Mexico (that was intercepted) saying they would help Mexico get some original American land back (meaning they would declare war on the United States) if they helped Germany in WW1. - In WW1, Germany recruited black Americans into the Mexican army. (Black Americans in that time

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Janna
  • World War one

    World War one

    Great Depression- the severe economic slump that followed the collapse of the U.S. stock market in 1929, WW1 New Deal- U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt’s economic reform program designed to solve the problems created by the Great Depression Weimar Republic- the republic that was established in Germany in 1919 and ended in 1933, the Weimar Republic had serious weaknesses from the start. The Germans blamed this government for their defeat. Nazism- the fascist policies of the

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Depression in the United States During World War II

    The Depression in the United States During World War II

    Just before Roosevelt's second term was well under way, his domestic program was overshadowed by a new risk little noted by average Americans, the expansionist designs of one-party regimes in Japan, Italy and Germany. In 1931 Japan invaded Manchuria and crushed Chinese resistance, a year later the Japanese set up the puppet state of Manchukuo. Italy, having to give up to fascism, enlarged its boundaries in Libya and in 1935 attacked Ethiopia. Germany, where Adolf

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: regina
  • World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    Life in the trenches is varied differently from alliance to alliance, but the hardship is still the same. So what are the trenches like for our soldiers at war? All of the soldiers face many difficulties while at war. Death is a constant comrade in war whether in the trenches or not. Constant shellfire brings random deaths to those not even on guard. Many of the soldiers are buried due to large bombardments in the

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jack
  • Weapons and Artillery of World War II

    Weapons and Artillery of World War II

    Weapons and Artillery of World War II The result of World War II was affected by many different factors. One major factor which affected the war was the weapons and artillery used during the war. Since the beginnings of time, weapons have always been around. From swords and knives to nuclear weapons and missiles, weapons have evolved greatly throughout the years. The weapons and artillery used in World War II basically were evolved types of

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Top

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