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  • World War II

    World War II

    World War II was the deadliest war in history. Seventeen million military personnel deaths and over thirty million civilian deaths in the Soviet Union and China alone. The war was led into by the end of WWI (World War 1). Germany, Italy, and Japan all suffered economic problems and by the late 1920's, their economy started restoring. As this happened, the opposite happened to the United States. The U.S. then entered the Great Depression. Japan's

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    Submitted: February 1, 2012 Essay by nikky
  • Pepsi Cola War

    Pepsi Cola War

    Once upon a time in America, Coca-Cola was born. He was followed thirteen years later by Pepsi Cola. They both lived a very veeeeery happy carbonated childhood in their respective families and grew up to become "The Coca-Cola Company" and "Pepsi Co. Incorporated". Although they were known to be best buddies at school and then in college, they became the two largest and oldest arch-rivals in the soft drink industry, combining 73% of the U.S.

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    Submitted: February 3, 2012 Essay by Kill009
  • World War Two

    World War Two

    IRON CURTAIN SPEECH Winston Churchill's "Sinews of Peace" address of 5 March 1946 The phrase "iron curtain" gained popularity as a short-hand reference to the division of Europe as the Cold War strengthened Churchill talked about how wrong it was that the Russians were occupying European countries He spoke of all the terrible things that were going on within these countries, and of the threats and dangers of Communism Churchill also described an "Iron Curtain"

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    Submitted: February 16, 2012 Essay by nikky
  • The French and Indian War Dbq

    The French and Indian War Dbq

    The French and Indian war altered the political, economic and ideological relations between Britain and its American colonies in many ways. The seven year wars lead to Britain ending salutary neglect with its American colonies so Britain could keep more control over the colonies, this in the long run sparked protest and the unity of Britain's colonies in a revolution. Most Americans felt that the taxation without representation and all of the other acts that

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    Essay Length: 857 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 28, 2012 Essay by Marry
  • Civil Engineers

    Civil Engineers

    Great civilizations of the past have been making amazing monuments and buildings. With out Civil Engineers they wouldn't have had them. The Ancient Egyptians built the great pyramids and the Greeks built buildings that had certain features that have made them all great examples of Civil Engineering. They were the great Civil Engineers because their buildings are still standing though a long time has passed. 2,253 years ago the Great Wall of China was built

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    Submitted: March 2, 2012 Essay by Stella
  • World War 1

    World War 1

    World War I After the Archduke Francis Ferdinand of the Austria-Hungarian throne and his wife were assassinated, on June 28, 1914, Austria pulled in Germany for help and declared war on Serbia. Since Austria was getting help from Germany, Serbia pulled in Russia for help, and then Russia got France to join Serbia's side as well. This was a problem for Germany because they had to fight a two-sided front, since France was located on

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    Submitted: March 4, 2012 Essay by Stella
  • A Comparison of War-Time Elections

    A Comparison of War-Time Elections

    A Comparison of War-Time Elections An argument can be made that nothing is as influential on the course of American history, as that of a presidential election. And what election can prove as pivotal a decision as an election in which war serves as the backdrop. This essay explores two such elections and the mediums with which their stories, slants and opinions reached the American public. The first, the presidential election of 1916 between incumbent

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    Submitted: March 7, 2012 Essay by Paul
  • Wars, Guns, Votes Democracy in Dangerous Places Book Analysis

    Wars, Guns, Votes Democracy in Dangerous Places Book Analysis

    Wars, Guns, and Votes Democracy in Dangerous Places written by Paul Collier examines the role of democracy in the world's most impoverished nations. Collier has termed these impoverished nations as the "bottom billion" and advocates that democracy has increased political violence instead of reducing it. He begins by assessing the role of democracy and the role of ethnic diversity which then follows with a section dedicated to guns, wars, coups and uses Cote d'Ivoire as

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    Submitted: March 10, 2012 Essay by nikky
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War

    The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, effectively the result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine-American War Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in

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    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2012 Essay by Greek
  • Finally a War Like

    Finally a War Like

    I think the good of this writing, the animal is introduced very specific, but also very lively. After reading this book seemed to be a zoologist, all know what animal knowledge. "Finally a war like" I think the most vivid is the bird when the war like dying, and not to one hundred like mound to rest, eat or drink but to dig a pit to find the best destination. I found that very smart

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    Submitted: March 17, 2012 Essay by Greek
  • Just War Vs. Pacifism

    Just War Vs. Pacifism

    Just-War versus Pacifism Over the years Christians have split into two theories over the issue of war: Pacifism and Just War. The pacifistic Christians believe that there should be no war and fighting in any situation, while those who believe in just war argue that war is right if it is in defense of people who need help. With the peaceful teachings of Christ, it is easy to see where the Pacifists find their ideals,

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    Submitted: March 22, 2012 Essay by Nicolas
  • Propaganda in /united States in First World War

    Propaganda in /united States in First World War

    I examined the use of propaganda in the United States during the First World War and how it was similar to the propaganda used in George Orwell's novel 1984. According to Alfred McLung Lee, "propaganda is opinion expressed for the purpose of influencing actions of individuals."(Lee, 62) This systematic manipulation of people occurred in the novel. The centralized government used slogans to control everyone's mind. It also occurred in a democratic country namely, the United

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    Essay Length: 1,325 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2012 Essay by Stella
  • Individual Counseling Services for War Time Veterans

    Individual Counseling Services for War Time Veterans

    Individual Counseling Services for War Time Veterans Keller Graduate School of Management 1.0 Executive Summary The United States of America is at war. Every since the tragedy of 9/11 America has been fighting two wars, the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. There are over one million sailor, soldiers, airmen, marines who have been deployed to a combat zone. Some of these individuals have been deployed on more than one occasion. There is no end in

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    Submitted: March 27, 2012 Essay by Greek
  • The View of War in "dulce Et Decorum Est" and "anthem for Doomed Youth"

    The View of War in "dulce Et Decorum Est" and "anthem for Doomed Youth"

    Wilfred Owen's "Dulce Et Decorum Est" and "Anthem For Doomed Youth" are poems describing the horrific life of War. In both poem's Owen uses strong imagery to help us have a better view of what war is like for soldiers and their loved ones. Through his shifting rhythms, dramatic description, and raw images, Owen seeks to convince us that the horror of war far outweighs the patriotic clich├ęs of those who beautify war. Wilfred Owen's

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    Submitted: March 30, 2012 Essay by Zomby
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    Khavir Hussain Mr.Nolan 4/1/12 World War 2 World War II one of the greatest wars to be ever fought on European soil consisted of many great battles such as the Battle of Bulge. Many soldiers had lost their lives in this war but many had survived to fight another day. The reason that many of the soldiers have lived was because of the brilliance of the sergeants or generals that had planned out many of

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    Submitted: April 1, 2012 Essay by Kill009
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The Cold War is a term used to describe the open yet restricted rivalry and hostility that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War lasted from the mid-1940s to the early 1990s. Numerous consequences resulted from the war, such as, the Korean War, the Truman Doctrine, and the Warsaw Pact. Although it centered originally in Europe, the Cold War animosity eventually drew the United States and

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    Submitted: April 3, 2012 Essay by Paul
  • Who Are the Early Peoples? What Were the River Civilizations?

    Who Are the Early Peoples? What Were the River Civilizations?

    I: EARLY PEOPLES 1. Hunters and Gatherers - During the Old Stone Age, people known as nomads moved from place to place, hunting and gathering their food. - Small group of people would travel together. 2. Adapting to their Environment The Stone Age people made simple tools and weapons, such as digging sticks and spears, from stone, bone, or wood. They also developed language, which allowed them to communicate and cooperate during a hunt. They

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    Submitted: April 5, 2012 Essay by Maxi
  • Africa Was a Cultural Wasteland Until European Sowed the Seed of Civilization on How Cultural Barren Shores

    Africa Was a Cultural Wasteland Until European Sowed the Seed of Civilization on How Cultural Barren Shores

    INTRODUCTION Over the years, many continents were colonialzed by different people from different race, and where ever and when ever these colonial master conquers, they tend to surpass and bring their own ideologies and innovations, and their colony ahs no option that to succumb and follow their ordinances of the colonials master at the expense of their cultures, values, heritages, norms and festivals, to follow the so called colonial master's rule. Be that as it

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    Essay Length: 2,557 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2012 Essay by nikky
  • Civil Liberties

    Civil Liberties

    Government at times has decreased civil liberties of Americans for the safety of national security. This means both foreign and domestic issues of security. A question sometimes is, is it right for the government to do so and when have they done it in American history? Most people believe that the government has no right to do so. Yet in times of war people let the government do so, just to feel safer. How much

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    Submitted: April 22, 2012 Essay by Nicolas
  • How Did the Jewish Partisans Accomplishments in the War Impact the Morale of the Jews and the German Army?

    How Did the Jewish Partisans Accomplishments in the War Impact the Morale of the Jews and the German Army?

    Jewish Partisans were Jewish people that hid in forests and resisted the Nazis in World War II. They would send guides into ghettos that were close to the forest, kill 6,633 Nazis in total, and survived with the exception of 250. Most Jewish Partisans sleep in underground bunkers for protection and camouflage. The Soviet Union was a help to many of the partisan groups. They gave them weapons and helped then to resist the Nazi's.

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    Submitted: April 22, 2012 Essay by Woxman
  • Z-Civilizing Case

    Z-Civilizing Case

    "Z-Civilizing" The Z-people think that humans should be grateful for the chance to jump a few steps into the future and improve their life through this process of "Z-civilizing", though I disagree with them. First of all, their main purpose in life is equality for all. In other words, everybody in their planet is exactly the same within every area. They all look the same, act the same, have no religious beliefs to be the

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    Submitted: April 25, 2012 Essay by yeauh
  • The Boer Wars

    The Boer Wars

    These are wars of many names. For the British they were the Boer Wars, for the Boers, the Wars of Independence. Many Afrikaaners today refer to them as the Anglo-Boer Wars to denote the official warring parties. The first Boer War of 1880-1881 has also been named the Transvaal Rebellion, as the Boers of the Transvaal revolted against the British annexation of 1877. Most scholars prefer to call the war of 1899-1902 the South African

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    Submitted: April 29, 2012 Essay by Nicolas
  • Cold War Frq

    Cold War Frq

    Dietrich Jackson During the years of 1945-19 the policy of containment was enacted in order to stop communist rule from spreading. Under President Truman, the United States established a foreign policy doctrine called "containment." Originated by George Kennan and other diplomats and policy advisors, the policy of "containment" aimed not to fight an all out war with the communist Soviet Union, but rather to confine communism and the Soviet Union to their existing boundaries. The

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    Submitted: May 10, 2012 Essay by Zomby
  • Reasons for Australian Involvemen in the Vietnam War

    Reasons for Australian Involvemen in the Vietnam War

    Australia is believed to have four general reasons for its commitment to the Vietnam War. These being alliance commitments, concerns over Indonesia, the principal of forward defence and the overall fear of Communism. Since the end of World War Two, Australia had essentially made itself dependant on American help in the event of a threat from other nations. This led to the formation of the ANZUS Treaty (1951), ensuring all possible help was available if

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    Submitted: May 11, 2012 Essay by Marry
  • Why Did Central Power Lose the World War 1

    Why Did Central Power Lose the World War 1

    Why did Central power lose the WW1? There are several reasons why the Central power lost the First World War. These include economic problems, military failure and social unrest. 1. Firstly, the Central Power lost the war due to economic problem. For example, the British Naval Blockade of German ships carrying food and supplies. The blockage cut the supplies of food and raw material to make weapons and bombs. The German were starving and died

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    Submitted: May 16, 2012 Essay by nikky

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