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  • Weapons of World War 1

    Weapons of World War 1

    Weapons Of WWI The weapons of WWI were revolutionary, the first of a long line of killing machines, the invention of the sustained fire machine gun, the reconnaissance and bomber plane, the invention of the tank. All of these inventions were the offspring of the 1st World War. The first signs of modern warfare started to show in this war to end all wars, the death of horses as a mainstay in the military,

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    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: Tasha
  • World War 2 Draft

    World War 2 Draft

    During 1940 depression weary Americans hoped that the new decade would bring better days than the previous one. War swept Europe and Asia. People began to wonder whether when war rumours began to flood the newspapers. People tried to ignore the war by going to movies, watching sports, and listening to music. By mid 1940 war was no longer possible to pretend. The time had come for citizens and representatives in Washington to take

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: July
  • What Were the Results of World War 2

    What Were the Results of World War 2

    What were the results of World War 2? After World War 2, the borders of Europe changed. The losers were Germany who got its area decreased. The Soviet Union got a piece of eastern Poland, and Poland got a piece of Germany as compensation. A lot of people lost their lives during the war, so Europe was not what it used to be. Numbers of killed people around the world: Soviet Union: 7 million Germany:

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Was World War 2 Inevitable in 1939?

    Was World War 2 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: June 2, 2010 By: Max
  • Causes of World War I

    Causes of World War I

    Introduction 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. Nationalism At the settlement of the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the principle of nationalism was ignored in favor of preserving the peace. Germany and

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Tommy
  • World War 2, Race, Popular Culture

    World War 2, Race, Popular Culture

    paper from: http://www.kevincmurphy.com/dower.html John Dower, War Without Mercy: Race & Power in the Pacific War. List: 20th Century. Subjects: World War II, Race, Popular Culture. John Dower's War Without Mercy describes the ugly racial dimensions of the conflict in the Asian theater of World War II and their consequences on both military and reconstruction policy in the Pacific. "In the United States and Britain," Dower reminds us, "the Japanese were more hated than the Germans

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War II Dbq

    World War II Dbq

    The United States had entered World War I against many wishes of the American public, which made the ratification for the peace agreement an even more difficult task. Woodrow Wilson justified American involvement by claiming that an Ally victory would ensure a new world order. The war would be used as an instrument to “make the world safe for democracy”. However, many Americans, government officials, and even the Allies did not agree with the progressive

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    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: regina
  • Causes of World War one

    Causes of World War one

    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: June 10, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War 2 Draft

    World War 2 Draft

    During 1940 depression weary Americans hoped that the new decade would bring better days than the previous one. War swept Europe and Asia. People began to wonder whether when war rumours began to flood the newspapers. People tried to ignore the war by going to movies, watching sports, and listening to music. By mid 1940 war was no longer possible to pretend. The time had come for citizens and representatives in Washington to take

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    Phillip Jones March 15, 2005 Essay #1 During World War I, trench warfare was very common. It was a newer technique in battles as in wars prior to the Great World War, fighting was less invasive and men merely marched at each other from opposite ends of fields and fought until only one side remained standing or a white flag was hung high in surrender. In fact in older wars, the fighting was far less

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Victor
  • World War Tanks

    World War Tanks

    The battle of Stalingrad raged from August 1942 until the German surrender on 2 February 1943. Significantly, it was the first catastrophic defeat to befall the Wermacht Army who not only lost the battle but were severely humiliated. Indeed, the German Army never fully recovered from this blow to its morale. Upwards of 270,000 troops were killed and 91,000 prisoners were taken by the Red Army; included in this latter number were 23 German Generals.

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Tommy
  • How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism In The Balkans Contributed To The Outbeak Of WW1 Nationalism in the Balkans helped contribute to the outbreak of WWI. Beginning in the late 19th century, the social unrest in the Balkan States became the focal point of many European powers. The Balkan peninsula was that of great importance due to its territorial and economic significance; however, the Balkan States consisted of many proud ethnic cultures who did not wish to be ruled

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Adolf Hitler and World War II

    Adolf Hitler and World War II

    Adolf Hitler and World War II War is one of the most tragic things in our world today. It is even sadder that usually it comes around at least once in our lifetime. In the 20th century alone we have already had two huge wars. These wars were call the World Wars simply because they involved most of the big countries of the world. Many people have died in these wars especially the Second World

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolved by World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems. Forceful leaders in several countries took advantage of these problems to seize power. The desire of dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan to conquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations. After

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Pre-World War II Germany and What Led to Holocaust

    Pre-World War II Germany and What Led to Holocaust

    IB Extended Essay The Special Conditions and Situations in pre-World War II Germany that led to the Creation and Acceptance of the Idea of the Holocaust The actual word holocaust simply refers to any widespread human disaster. However, The Holocaust has a much more powerful definition. It was the almost complete destruction of the Jews in Europe by Nazi Germany (Encarta). The beginning of the Holocaust can be traced back to 1935, when the Nazi

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • World War 1 - Why Did Hitler Kill Jew

    World War 1 - Why Did Hitler Kill Jew

    World War I was the first big war of the twentieth century. It started with an assassination and involved more countries than any war before it. Many European countries made agreements with each other and fought for four years. Nine million soldiers and 6 million civilians lost their lives in the war. What were the causes of WWI? World War I was a lot worse then I thought because there where a lot less

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    Submitted: March 15, 2015 By: trevorvela34
  • How Did the Versailles Treaty Help Cause World War Ii?

    How Did the Versailles Treaty Help Cause World War Ii?

    How Did the Versailles Treaty Help Cause World War II? War, a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. During the years of 1914 and 1918, a war that was thought only to last months, not years, occurred throughout Europe and killed over seventeen million people. This war became known as World War I (WWI). In result of the war, the Treaty of Versailles was

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    Submitted: September 27, 2015 By: madelynhodg
  • Dbq World War II

    Dbq World War II

    DBQ Essay World War II In 1942, American troops intervened in World War II which had started in 1939. American families in America itself were massively affected because of what was going on in the war. Because of World War that was going on, people all over the world started to have a fear of foreigners and were also afraid about Germany actually taking over the world. Americans were affected in many ways. Some of

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    Submitted: October 10, 2015 By: Blueee
  • The Ultimate Explosion - Atomic Bomb World War 2

    The Ultimate Explosion - Atomic Bomb World War 2

    In my opinion, the atomic bomb was the reason the Second World War ended, therefore, it saved many lives. Imagine how many lives would have been lost if the war had continued. Millions of lives had already been lost, and by dropping atomic bombs, less than 130,000 more were lost, and this eventually led to the surrender of Japan and the end of the war. Since then, nuclear weapons have not been used, although they

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    Submitted: January 6, 2016 By: augustine215
  • What Main Flaws or Shortcomings in Soviet Industrialization Policy Were Exposed During World War II

    What Main Flaws or Shortcomings in Soviet Industrialization Policy Were Exposed During World War II

    Due Saturday, February 20. Write a 3-4 page paper on the Harrison article on the question, according to Harrison, what main flaws or shortcomings in Soviet industrialization policy were exposed during World War II? What evidence and arguments does he present in support of his conclusions? Soviet officials from that era in 1930 would insist that they entered in this agreement to buy time to prepare for an inevitable conflict with the Germans. Nonetheless, during

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    Submitted: February 21, 2016 By: nora0727
  • Why the United States Entered World War I

    Why the United States Entered World War I

    Why the United States Entered World War I World War I began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. It started as a local European war between Austria-Hungary and Serbia. "On June 28, 1914, a young Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand" (history.com) Princip killing Ferdinand started the war. It was not until three years after the assassination, that the United States declared war on April 16, 1917. The United States entered World

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    Submitted: May 11, 2016 By: phill44444
  • World War 1 Continuity and Change

    World War 1 Continuity and Change

    Wars in the past have immensely changed the current status of many states. World War I has affected a lot of Europe as well a many regions of Asia. The Middle East and South Asia were just two of many changed regions. In the years during and after World War I, the Middle East and South Asia has experienced many similarities and many differences which helped establish the basis of these two areas now. In

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    Submitted: May 20, 2016 By: Cece Jordayne
  • U.S Isolation to Interventions in World War 2

    U.S Isolation to Interventions in World War 2

    Alex Fulmer Boulware US History February 1, 2017 U.S Isolation to Interventions in WWII In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson set out a set of principles called the Fourteen Points which helped negotiate peace in order to end World War 1. During and after the war a lot of Americans became furious with the President because of the war. Because after WW1, a lot of Americans believed that they had been tricked into joining a war

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    Submitted: March 9, 2017 By: alexfulmer
  • German Military Strategies of World War II

    German Military Strategies of World War II

    German Military Strategies of World War II Seth Jones Neville IB History of the Americas; 20th Century February 22, 2016 What was more instrumental to the Nazi occupation of Europe between 1939 and 1942: traditional strategies or technologically enabled tactics? Word Count: 1,500 Section A: Plan of Investigation Beginning in 1939, Adolf Hitler and his Third Reich began the systematic occupation of Europe. There were many factors that led to the success of this

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    Submitted: April 13, 2017 By: jones011
  • World War II

    World War II

    Liberty is very important to me. It gives me the opportunity to make choices for myself. I am free to choose how I will live my life. I am responsible for my choices. I have the ability to be whatever I want to act. Liberty lets me be me. Liberty is the central theme in two stores. In the story “Liberty” by Julia Alvarez, a young girl is given a dog named Liberty. The government

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    Submitted: April 26, 2017 By: Syyazzie

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