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  • World War II - Effects

    World War II - Effects

    Regeneration World War I was fought on the battlegrounds of Europe. Death and dismay was strewn throughout the landscape. The major players included, but were not limited to, The United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and France. Much like the Vietnam War, that would occur later on in the century, this war was one of bewilderment for most of the people involved, and not involved, for that matter. The soldiers and civilians alike were uncertain

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    Essay Length: 438 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Us Entering World War Two

    The Us Entering World War Two

    The U.S. Entering The War In WWII president Roosevelt was greatly supported for his humane and fair actions taken to prevent the U.S. from entering the war. However, Several things about the events surrounding pearl harbor do seem a bit odd. Could it be that Roosevelt was only delaying war until an ample opportunity arose? Or could it be that he wasn’t waiting but rather planning his own event to occur in order to create

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Max
  • World War 1

    World War 1

    World War 1 World War 1 began in August of 1914. The war lasted until November of 1918. The war was know as "the Great War". World War 1 began as an argument over land. The 2 countries were fighting over "no man's land." They were fighting so that one side would win the land then they would stop fighting, that is why this war is also known as "the war to end war." The

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Weapons of World War 2

    Weapons of World War 2

    As the world went into World War One, it faced new technological advances that turned the view of battle forever. With the invention of many new killing machines, soldiers were now in the deadliest battlefields ever. From artillery blasts to machine gun fire, from air power to biological and weapons of mass destruction, the outcome of World War One would be deadly. It would be the first war to be the greatest motivator for technology

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Several Research Questions on the Causes of World War 1

    Several Research Questions on the Causes of World War 1

    World War One  Account for the feelings of hostility towards the Austria-hungry Empire by Serb nationalists in 1914:  Austria was what stood in the way of progress of the Serbian nation. Serbia was a direct threat to the survival of the multinational Austrian Empire and for that reason Austria felt it necessary to thwart Serbia's plans for growth and development. The Serbs desired more land, especially a coastline with an all important sea

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Americas Involvement in World War Two

    Americas 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

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    Essay Length: 1,532 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Causes and Effects of World War I

    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 elementary. 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 of the war were not just concentrated to a post-war era lasting for a generation of Westerners. No,

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Yan
  • Causes of World War I

    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 through Sarajevo, the capital city of

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    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Andrew
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Europe On September 1, 1939, Germany, led by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, invaded Poland according to a secret agreement with the Soviet Union, which joined the invasion on September 17. The United Kingdom and France responded by declaring war on Germany on September 3, initiating a widespread naval war. Germany rapidly overwhelmed Poland, then Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France in 1940, and Yugoslavia and Greece in 1941. Italian, and later German, troops

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Anna
  • 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: April 29, 2010 By: Tasha
  • 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: April 29, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Origins of the Second World War in Europe

    Origins of the Second World War in Europe

    To uncover the origins of the Second World War is a difficult task and to summarize it, even more so, but this is exactly what historian P.M.H. Bell does in his astounding book The Origins of the Second World War in Europe. Although Bell does a great job of providing accounts on both sides of the debate on the origins of the Second World War, he does have his own mindset about it. In his

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I Nothing was a bigger disaster than what happened in World War I. This was such a bad war because everyone in the world has allies, and the allies are in oath to help there ally when things get rough or that country is going to war. What I am here to inform you about is how one of the major countries and why one of the biggest powers in the world

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • World War II Identities Honored

    World War II Identities Honored

    JOE FOSS PAGE Joe Foss was born in 1915 to a Norwegian-Scots family in South Dakota. He learned hunting and marksmanship at a young age. Joe Foss was inspired by Charles Lindbergh, especially after he saw Lindy at an airport near Sioux Falls. Five years later he watched a Marine squadron put on a dazzling exhibition, led by Capt. Clayton Jerome, future wartime Director of Marine Corps Aviation. In 1934, Joe began his college education

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Janna
  • Hitler’s Responsibility of World War II

    Hitler’s Responsibility of World War II

    After the First World War, many collective security plans and appeasement policies were established by European nations- the League of Nations, the Stressa Front, etc… to ensure safety for the old powers, such as France or Britain, who felt insecure witnessing the rise in power of Germany, Italy, and Russia; however, the outbreak of World War II proved the weaknesses of the collective security, which were the most prominent cause to the failure of international

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Wendy
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    The Country Comes Together “Yesterday, December 7, 1941-a date that will live in infamy- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” When the United States was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941 we were a third rate military power. By the end of the war in 1945 we were producing more weapons and firepower than the rest of the

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Top
  • Analysis of the First World War

    Analysis of the First World War

    World War I was a military conflict from 1914 to 1918. It began as a local European war between Austria - Hungary and Serbia on July 28, 1914. It was transformed into a general European struggle by declaration of war against Russia on August 1, 1914 and eventually became a global war involving 32 nations. Twenty - eight of these nations, known as the Allies and the Associated Powers, and including Great Britain, France, Russia,

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War Two started on September 1st ,1939 when the Germans began attack on Poland when airplanes, tanks and other troops entered Poland. The war that was soon to begin affected more people than any other war in history, killing around 15,000,000 people, By 1942 all major countries were involved with this war. World War Two was the beginning of a new age nuclear weapons had replaced your average infantrymen and far less people now

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • World War I

    World War I

    World War I was a total war. A total war is one in which the countries devote all their resources to the war effort. It lasted from 1914 until 1918. In many areas of the world the entire government's full devotion was to win the conflict. In each part of the world there were events which directly influenced the ending results of World War I. Japan, Australia, and New Zealand all fought on the side

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Victor
  • Causes World War 1

    Causes World War 1

    It can be said that the First world war was caused by the alliance system, which has a very weak argument, the alliance system had very little to do with the first world war, it did to some extent cause the size of the war, but its argument in my opinion is very weak. Many other causes lean towards the side against the alliance system causing the first world war, which I believe is credible.

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    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: Anna
  • Espionage During World War 2

    Espionage During World War 2

    Espionage was vital in the war effort of both the allied and axis powers during World War II. Espionage can take many different forms. Deception, leaking of false information, coding and encryption of information, sabotage, and sending spies in to gather intelligence are all were all used during the war and were all effective. Many of the turning points for the allied forces occurred due to various forms of espionage and deception. Depending on which

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Tommy
  • World War 2 1939

    World War 2 1939

    The world was plunged into World War II in 1939 for many reasons. There were reasons such as Japan invading Manchuria, Mussolini's attack on Ethiopia, and when Hitler defies The Versailles Treaty. Appeasement was one of the biggest things that lead to WWII. It basically just postponed the War from happening. The Most effective response to aggression at this time was surely collective security. Using Appeasement got the countries no where and didn't benefit them

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Monika
  • America After World War one

    America After World War one

    During the 1920s, tension arose between a new generation, with liberal and progressive ideas, and a more traditional peer group, who favored conventional values and sentimentalism. This social tension was caused by technological advancements, a revolution in society in the period of and directly following World War I, a revolution of morals and rapid urbanization. The new generation expressed themselves through the music of the times, greater sexual promiscuity, use of technology and advertising, whereas

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Jack
  • Global Effects of World War I

    Global Effects of World War I

    "Everywhere in the world was heard the sound of things breaking." Advanced European societies could not support long wars or so many thought prior to World War I. They were right in a way. The societies could not support a long war unchanged. The First World War left no aspect of European civilization untouched as pre-war governments were transformed to fight total war. The war metamorphed Europe socially, politicaly, economically, and intellectualy. European countries channeled

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    Essay Length: 2,410 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: July
  • Should the Us Have Entered World War I?

    Should the Us Have Entered World War I?

    Should the U.S have entered World War I? The United States 1917 entry into World War I represents one of the crucial turning points in American history. The war began for America long before it started for the common man. On May, 1915, German sunk the British Lusitania boat. This even was cited as one of a series of outrages to which President Woodrow Wilson reacted with self-control and patience. Later Wilson was forced to

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    Essay Length: 280 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: naz

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